Colleen Thane, one of the most patriotic South Africans you will find in Hong Kong, corrected me the other day when I referred to the spot on the main level of the Hong Kong Stadium where the Saffas congregate during the HK Sevens as the “South African Corner.”
Below: the voice of SA Rugby Hugh Bladen in the Boerewors Corner 2010
In fact, she said, these days it is referred to as the Boerewors Corner. She continued to say that:
“It used to be called “The Castle Corner, until some sod stole our 20 foot banner some years back!”
Well Colleen, in the interest of all those Saffas who are already planning their 2011 trip to the Hong Kong Sevens, this is where you want to be:
In our oppinion, Colleen Thane should be the un-official Mayoress of the Boerewors Corner! She’s the Saffa blowing the Vuvuzela in the picture slideshow below.
Here are some pics we took of Saffas in the Boerewors Corner over the last few years: