#4  A Golden Lion: Kobus Wiese's Transvaal Triumphs

In this fascinating discussion about his memorable Transvaal/Golden Lions career, legendary lock, Kobus Wiese opens up on his memorable time at Ellis Park and how he helped the Johannesburg behemoth lift two Currie Cups, three Lion Cups and the Super 10, all in a very short space of time. Kobus recalls starting out as a youngster moving from Boland to Western Transvaal before settling at Transvaal. Go behind the scenes as innovative coach Harry Viljoen moulded a formidable unit before the master tactician Kitch Christie took over and Transvaal swept all before them in a memorable era under the controversial presidency of Louis Luyt. Wiese gives his thoughts on Harry, Kitch and Luyt without holding back and also speaks candidly on the state of the Currie Cup these days and the unfortunate demise of the Lion Cup. You will also hear Kobus’ thoughts on modern Super Rugby and why he thinks it was a mistake for South Africa to withdraw. You will also hear about why the 1998 Cats project failed while Kobus shares funny moments from Ellis Park in what is an unmissable episode of Front Row Rugby.
Season 3 / Episode 4 27 Nov 2023 English South Africa Rugby · Sports

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