Heinz Schenk
2 minute read
1 Feb 2020
6:20 am

Playing winning rugby must be the priority

Heinz Schenk

If attractive rugby is what gets bums on seats instead of winning rugby, then priorities down in the Cape are all wrong.

Heinz Schenk. Picture: Michel Bega

John Dobson, for all his idiosyncrasies, is good value. The Stormers coach speaks his mind and isn’t averse to having a robust conversation about rugby, even if you or him don’t agree on what’s being discussed. I wasn’t surprised then to read, in an interview given to a local specialist magazine, how he made a few eye-catching comments. It was pretty cool that he admitted his charges should be considered favourites for the South African conference, because it’s the truth. With a vaunted Springbok-laden pack as well as an enterprising backline to choose from, the Cape franchise is on a...