Rugby World Cup 2011

Div's 'snor' to star in RWC ad

2011-08-17 19:33
Peter de Villiers (File)

Johannesburg - The SA Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Wednesday revealed its coverage plans for rugby's ultimate prize.

Featured in a TV advert, which aims to get the nation behind the Springboks as they go in search of a third Rugby World Cup title next month, are socialite Khanyi Mbau, Springbok coach Peter de Villiers' moustache, as well as some of his gaffes.

The preview of the campaign, at the SABC's Johannesburg headquarters, had all those present, including the reporters, in fits of laughter as traditional jersey vendors were depicted selling moustaches, or "snorre" on street corners.

A braai and a "white trash" couple "blinged" to the hilt in green-and-gold also featured.

There were no digitally-enhanced mythological creatures attacking South Africa's out-of-form players in an imaginary battle - some people had complained about Bryan Habana being chased by a rooster-like figure in a SuperSport advert.


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
  • Blitz
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @00:00
  • SS1
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @01:00
  • SS2
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @02:00
  • SS3
    Mon, 24 Nov 2014 @03:00
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Pool A


Pool B


Pool C


Pool D

Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team
Tank Lanning

Lessons learnt from RWC 2011

2011-10-26 16:45

A few vital life lessons from Tank Lanning's recent trip to New Zealand for the Rugby World Cup quarter and semi-finals. Read More

Rugby World Cup Wallpapers

Download your favourite RWC wallpaper here



Current Conditions

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.