About this podcast
Big game preparation
At any level of the game, there is bound to be nerves from the players who are about to run out onto the field with players having different methods of getting themselves “in the zone”. In this episode of Beyond the Touchline, Michael Pedro and Ahmed Kajee sit down current players, Sbu Nkosi, Schalk Brits and Franco Mostert to find out how they get psyched up for a big game.
Predictions and X-factor players
The 2019 Rugby World Cup promises to be one of the most open and evenly contested in years with all of 6 teams having a realistic chance of winning the trophy come early November. In this episode of Beyond the Touchline, Michael Pedro and Ahmed Kajee interview Springbok legends Victor Matfield, Joel Stransky and Breyton Paulse to find out who they think will have the best chance of claiming the trophy and who will be the stand out player in Japan.
One team One nation
There is no doubt that sport has the power to unite a nation, but at the same time can dampen the mood if national teams don’t perform. In this episode of Beyond the Touchline, Michael Pedro and Ahmed Kajee take a look at the responsibility that Springbok players such Handre Pollard and Herschel Jantjies feel when they don the Green and Gold and why the performance of the Springboks in particular has such an influence on the mood in the country.
The Evolution of SA rugby
Since the first Rugby World Cup in 1987, there is no doubt that the style of play has changed dramatically and with the 2019 edition upon us, how well equipped are the Springboks to challenge for the William Web Ellis trophy? In this episode of Beyond the Touchline, Michael Pedro and Ahmed Kajee speak to World Cup winners Joel Stransky, Victor Matfield and former Springbok winger Breyton Paulse to find out what it takes to win a World Cup.
Greatest World Cup Moments
In the build up to Rugby World Cup 2019 EWN Sport interviews Springbok players both past and present to find out everything from their favourite moments at a World Cup to what they listen before running out onto the field. In the first episode of Beyond the Touchline, Michael Pedro and Ahmed Kajee speak to the likes of Joel Stransky, Victor Matfield and Elton Jantjies to find out which RWC moment they would go back and be a part of.
Irvette van Zyl: ‘I didn’t think I would win’
Irvette van Zyl was the winner of the Women’s race at the Soweto Marathon. She gave birth 5 months ago and was still able to win. She talks about how she did it. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
SERIE A PREVIEW - NAPOLI
EWN Sport reporter Carl lewis spoke to Italian football expert Rossella Marrai-Ricco Napoli Preview 00:15 Impact on Maurizio Sarri leaving 01:05 Carlo Ancelotti 02:00 Kalidou Koulibaly importance to Napoli 03:05 Influential Jorginho exit 04:15 Napoli fans on Ancelotti 05:43 Napoli prediction See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.