'Siya Kolisi's immunity to pressure filtered down to the team'
Daily Maverick senior Sports journalist Craig Ray says the timeframe in which coach Rassie Erasmus and Siya Kolisi turned the Springbok team around to win the Rugby World Cup is phenomenal.
Speaking to Refilwe Moloto, Ray says the Kolisi was the right captain to lead the team to victory.
The fact that Siya Kolisi and Rassie Erasmus have managed to turn this team around is nothing but phenomenal.Craig Ray, Senior Sports journalist - Daily Maverick
It's only the beginning for the Springbok team they turned it around so far. We mustn't see this as a destination.Craig Ray, Senior Sports journalist - Daily Maverick
Ray says Kolisi's childhood plays a massive role in helping the team deal with the pressure of the world cup.
When you have a captain who is immune to that level of pressure it filters down to the team.Craig Ray, Senior Sports journalist - Daily Maverick
It came down to who handled the pressure best and who better than the man who fought for survival to handle the pressure in a rugby final.Craig Ray, Senior Sports journalist - Daily Maverick
Listen to the full interview below...
The unbeaten Stormers take on the Blues for the 22nd time on Saturday. John Maytham talks to coach John Dobson.Read More
These were the most-read, most-shared and most talked-about articles on Cape Talk in February 2020.Read More
What will happen if the IOC pulls the plug on the Tokyo Olympics? Pippa Hudson interviews sports scientist Dr Ross Tucker.Read More
Proteas legend Jonty Rhodes says he can't deny that he was a beneficiary of white privilege from a cricket selection perspective.Read More
A world attendance record and $3,5-million raised - everyone was a winner at Friday night's Match in Africa. Watch the highlights.Read More
The Money Show's Bruce Whitfield will interview Mark Suzman (Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) about tonight's epic team-up.Read More
Caller Jill called CapeTalk and describes to Kieno Kammies the friendship between the families when they lived in Basel.Read More
Swiss tennis great Roger Federer will tonight play against his rival Rafael Nadal in a much-anticipated match at Cape Town Stadium.Read More
Lester Kiewit asks registered mountain guide Tim Lundy (Table Mountain Hiking) for tips and tricks to stay safe.Read More
The first test match at Newlands was played in 1891. The last one in July will see the World Champion Springboks take on Scotland.Read More