This week, the air in SA has been thick with antagonism towards Britain — more specifically, England — as we prepare for an unprecedented sporting Saturday.

The mixed performances of the Proteas may mean a more cautious daytime enthusiasm for the Cricket World Cup pool game against the English in Mumbai. But this will build to a frenzy of Anglophobic passion by the time the Springboks play their Rugby World Cup semifinal under the Parisian night sky...

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