“It all started with a leading question at the 25 year re-union lunch in August. ‘Would you like a ticket for the Twickenham rugby test against the Springboks in November?’
Grant Esterhuizen was sitting next to me in the Bill Bowden Pavilion with the other members of the 1989 Matric class reminiscing about past exploits and escapades.
Once I had ascertained that he was indeed serious, we started planning to take it further with a Dinner for UK Old Boys and a tour around the sights of London flying the 175 Flag. Three months later, I was striding into the hotel lobby in Russell Square to be greeted by Grant, his brother Craig (1986) and Brandon van der Westhuizen (1993).”