Articles Posted in the Sports Category

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    Proteas win opening test in Sri Lanka

    Inspired by local South African branding at the cricket ground, the Proteas have managed to win their 3rd ever test in Sri Lanka this past weekend. With a beautiful display of fast bowling by the best bowler in the world, Dale Steyn, and his partner-in-crime, Morne Morkel, they managed to beat the Sri Lankans by a healthy margin of 135 runs.  […]

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    FIFA World Cup 2014 Wrap Up

    So Germany are the world champions! As you might have noticed, Germany was the team I supported so you can imagine how happy I am that they ended up as the champions. But in all fairness, they were the best team in the tournament. Especially if you consider they thumped the host nation Brazil 7 – […]

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    Top 5 Results of the weekend 18 June 2014

    1. Spain vs Netherlands – FIFA World Cup Did anybody see this coming?! Netherlands completely trashing the defending champions 5 – 1! What a beginning to the World Cup. This blows the competition wide open as we have another team to keep an eye on. Von Persie and Robben completely let Piquet and Ramos look like schoolboys […]

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    FIFA World Cup 2014 Preview

    Look, I’m not the biggest football fan in the world but the FIFA World Cup always gets me super excited. You will rarely see me watching a football game outside the world cup but for some reason I can’t get enough of it during the tournament. The most obvious reason would have to be that this […]

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    Introducing UUPI

    Have you ever wondered which is better in cricket? A batsmen scoring 50 runs or a bowler taking 5 wickets? Up to now, you can’t really compare them because the unit of measurements are different. Well we at Up and Under have found a way of comparing them with each other. This way we can […]

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    Ryder Cup 2012 Preview

    It’s almost time for the most exciting golf competition of the year. I’ll admit, golf generally is not known for it’s excitement on television but Ryder Cup is definitely an exception. The players really take this tournament serious so you can be sure that they will give everything to win. And they only play for […]

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    Farewell to Corrie Sanders

    This weekend we were saddened to hear that the former world heavyweight champion Corrie Sanders was murdered in an armed robbery in a restaurant close to Pretoria. He has been out of the limelight for the past couple of years and most of us have forgotten that he was at some stage the world heavy champion. The […]

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    Springbok Player ratings for NZL away game

    Springbok player ratings against New Zealand in Dunedin are shown below. Willem Alberts scored the highest rating followed by try-scorer Bryan Habana. Dean Greyling and Morne Steyn scored the lowest ratings with 1 and 2.7 respectively. I doubt we will see Greyling in a green and gold jersey soon. Pretty surprised that the overall rating […]

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    Springbok Player Ratings for Australia away game

    Find the Springbok player ratings against Australia in Perth below. No surprises as Bryan Habana was the best performing player and worst is Lwazi Movo even though he only played 20-odd minutes. Beast also had a shocker of game with overall rating of 3.3 Overall the ratings dropped from 5.4 against Argentina to 5.1 For […]

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    Springbok team to play the Aussies

    So the Springbok team to face Australia was announced this morning. And as was expected, Vermeulen and Goosen are both included in the match-22. Finally Meyer have listened to the fans by moving Hougaard to the wing and putting Pienaar in at starting scrumhalf. Tough luck on Mvovo as he didn’t do much wrong in […]