Earle has arrived in Llanelli from the Free State Cheetahs - redneck Africaans
country where rugby pride is measured by bruise-count and teeth-loss as much as by tries.
This reminds me of what the then President of South Africa Frederick De Clerk did to the Africaans
when he was about to release Nelson Mandela.
Yn l pob tebyg, gair Africaans
yw enw Meerkat sy'n disgrifio'r anifail rhyfedd hwn sy'n byw yn yr anialwch.
Among them are English, Ndebele, Pedi, Sotho, Swazi, Tsonga, Venda, Tswana, Xhoso, Zulu and Africaans
* In honour of the World Cup, National Barbecue Week, which runs from May 31 to June 6, has been renamed National Braai Week, after the Africaans