Boks last chance to save face in series

PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 August, 1994, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 01 August, 1994, 12:00am

''THIRD time lucky'' is sure to be the adage the South African rugby side will be hoping rings true this weekend when the final game of their Test series against New Zealand is played on Saturday.

With two wins and the series already won, the Springboks will be hoping to avoid a Kiwi whitewash.

This weekend's competition will, no doubt, continue along the same rough and tumble lines but this time with ears intact! Catch it on Prime Sports at 10.30 am Saturday.

Those NFL American Football dudes head to Tokyo to sink some saki and supply plenty of action to the ever-enthusiastic Japanese crowds.

The Kansas City Chiefs go head to head with Minnesota Vikings this Sunday in a clash certain to put the country's earthquake-proof structures to the test. Catch it on ESPN through the Cable Sports Channel at 10 am.

Also on Sunday, top football of a different sort will be coming to us from just over the border as Guangdong take on Guangzhou in the next round of the Chinese National Football League. Tune in to Prime at 6 pm for live coverage.

On to a lively sport we rarely get to see in Hong Kong, netball. The Aussies have a reputation for top talent in the international netball paraded and they'll be taking on the agile West Indian side of Trinidad and Tobago this weekend.

The action can be seen on Australia TV this Saturday at 10 pm.

Motor racing, and the Brickyard 400 will be shown this Sunday as the growling V8 NASCARS take to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

The event has a reputation for drawing crowds of up to 150,000 people who for some reason find cars going around in circles intriguing.

But it's the only motor racing we've got this week so we'll just have to make do with it. If your interested catch Prime's slightly delayed coverage at 10 pm.