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Test venues for 2018 Boks v England tour confirmed

Sport24 - 8 months ago
Cape Town - The Springboks will host England in three Tests - in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town - during the incoming series next June. It will be England's first visit to South Africa in six years and SA Rugby confirmed on Friday that the...

Rugby and the rainbow nation: can 2023 World Cup heal South Africa's wounds?

The Guardian - 9 months ago
We had an outstanding bid and the presence of Cyril Ramaphosa [the deputy president] and our minister of sport, Thulas Nxesi, confirmed strong government support.” Whenever I have spoken to Manana he seems consumed with workshops or meetings...

LIVE SCORING

Sport24 (blog) - 10 months ago
FULL-TIME: SOUTH AFRICA 27-27 AUSTRALIA. After an exciting second half the score remains on 27-27 and that will be another draw between these two teams. They drew in Perth and they draw in Bloemfontein. Brilliant play from both sides and the difficult ...and...

American woman pictured posing with dead 'rare' giraffe she shot in South Africa sparks outrage

KHOU.com - 1 month ago
Photos of an American hunter posing with the dead body of a "rare" black giraffe she had just killed during a hunt in South Africa have sparked outrage. AFP AFP_IX0LQ I ANI ZAF MP. A giraffe in Kruger National Park in South Africa. Issouf Sanogo, AFP...

Land reform isn't a threat, Ramaphosa tells Afrikanerbond

eNCA - 2 months ago
CAPE TOWN - President Cyril Ramaphosa told the Afrikaner community on Thursday that it should not view his government&39;s land reform plans as a threat, but as a way to harness the country&39;s economic potential and heal divisions from the...

Rugby in South Africa

Brand South Africa (press release) (blog) - 1 years ago
Rugby is one of South Africa's big three sports, alongside soccer and cricket. For the many South African fans of the game, rugby is a serious matter, a source of bursting pride and joy – or shattering disappointment. The country has traditionally...

Four decades of networking

Independent Online - 2 months ago
After only a few months of existence, Bernardi Wessels and others arranged a sponsorship for the club with BP Suid-Afrika. Joh diarised this event as well: this momentous sponsorship took place over lunch in the Burgerspark Hotel. Over the years...

Here are the top 11 performing schools in SA for Matric 2017 results

The South African - 7 months ago
The 2017 final Matric Results have been out for a few days now. With thousands thrilled and others devastated, Star College has used data to establish the Top 11 performing schools in the country. According to Star College, the following made up the...

WATCH: Miss SA 2018 finalists announced

Independent Online - 3 months ago
Pretoria - The finalists for Miss SA 2018 were announced today and the top 12 is jam-packed with only the best. Held at the luxurious Maslow Hotel in Menlyn the finalists rubbed shoulders with former Miss South Africa's Melinda Bam, Bokang Montjane and ...and...

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Springboks don't want to be 'selfish' with overseas-based stars

Citizen - 4 hours ago
The build-up to Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against Argentina in Durban has been characterised by speculation over whether fullback Willie le Roux, scrumhalf Faf de Klerk and flanker Francois Louw will be available for the whole of...

Rugby Championship an acid test for Springboks

Independent Online - 2 days ago
Before then is the matter of the Rugby Championship. This time last year, the Boks were fresh off a comfortable 3-0 whipping of France. Expectations were high. And then came September 16 at North Harbour Stadium. The All Blacks were brutal and the...

EXCLUSIVE: Transfer rumours spreading after Springbok 10 spotted in Edinburgh

RugbyPass - 3 days ago
Speculation is mounting after a Springbok flyhalf was spotted in Edinburgh this weekend. Racing 92's Pat Lambie was spotted in the city centre today with a small group of people, which has lead to speculation in some quarters that a shift north could...

Springboks squad announced ahead of the 2018 Rugby Championship

The South African - 1 week ago
Rassie Erasmus, South Africa's Director of Rugby, announced a squad of 35 players on Monday. The announcement comes two weeks before the Springboks enter the 2018 Rugby Championship. The Springboks will be hoping to build on the...

Coenie Oosthuizen nearing Springbok return

Sport24 - 2 hours ago
Cape Town - He was not named in the original 35-man squad, but tighthead prop Coenie Oosthuizen could still feature in this year's Rugby Championship for the Springboks. That was the news from Bok coach Rassie Erasmus on Monday as his...

Springbok great retires for the second time

Sport24 - 4 days ago
Cape Town - Former Rugby World Cup winner Jaque Fourie has called time on his professional career for the second time after a series of niggles prevented him from featuring for Western Force. The 35-year-old garnered 72 caps for South Africa and was a ...and...

Rassie has quality in young Springbok trio

Independent Online - 3 days ago
Bok coach Rassie Erasmus made a good call when he decided to take a closer look at these three, so now the only question that needs answering is how they'll go if they get a chance in the Rugby Championship, starting with the match against Argentina...

Thinus Delport picks his best Springbok XV from the Tri-Nations and Rugby Championship era

SkySports - 2 hours ago
The Boks are yet to win the Rugby Championship since its inception in 2012, but claimed three Tri-Nations titles in 1998, 2004 and 2009. They've had some of the best players in the competition, including Joost van der Westhuizen, Os du Randt and...

Three newcomers and the return of stalwarts to the Springbok squad

BizNews - 1 week ago
SA Under-20 flyhalf Damian Willemse is one of three uncapped players included in the Springbok squad for the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, with the Emirates Lions quartet of Malcolm Marx (hooker), Warren Whiteley (No 8), Ross Cronje...

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Pyke's Travels in South Africa With Athletes in Action

GoMocs.com - 17 hours ago
Marcus is a graduate student at the University of Western Cape and a member of AIA South Africa. Furthermore, many of them expressed the desire to take what they learned about God's heart for sport back to their teammates and use their platform to...

The 5 rarest cat breeds in South Africa, including a werewolf cat which costs R15,000

Business Insider South Africa - 8 hours ago
This, he says, is “rather odd as it is one of the greatest success stories in Europe and the US”, where breeders often have long waiting lists and command competitive prices. “There has not been a Selkirk Rex born in South Africa since 2016,” says...

Southern Africa Major Games: Boost for the Region

The Southern Times - 4 days ago
Lesotho is going to have a good dress rehearsal for 2022, as the country will also host the 2020 African Union Sports Council (AUSC) Region 5 Youth Games. The fact that many major events are coming to Southern Africa is indeed a wonderful development.and...

Olympic Channel's “Apart” looks at sport in South Africa under apartheid

Olympics - 2 weeks ago
“Apart” showcases how the power of sport played an integral role in the abolishment of apartheid in South Africa, which led to the country's reinstatement in the Olympic Movement at the 1992 Olympic Games. During apartheid, which lasted from 1948...

Rabada scoops Wisden's Golden Boy award

Sport24 - 17 hours ago
"We all knew in South Africa that Kagiso Rabada was destined for big things. I knew it was going to come, but I didn't know it was going to come this quickly," former South African bowler Allan Donald told Wisden Cricket Monthly, as quoted by the ICC...

T20 Global owners plan legal action against CSA

gulfnews.com - 22 hours ago
“We as owners had fulfilled their obligations. The T20GL was postponed without keeping owners fully in the loop. The owners also strongly believe in the potential the T20GL has to benefit the sport in South Africa. We are extremely disappointed and ...and...

Sport: Combined Fiji/Samoa entry in Super Club netball champs

Radio New Zealand - 14 hours ago
A combined team from Fiji and Samoa will compete in the second season of Netball New Zealand's Super Club competition in Nelson later this month. The Pacific Island side is one of five international teams that will compete against New Zealand's top...

Former South African boxing champion stoned to death over alleged robbery

NEWS.com.au - 1 week ago
An alleged witness told Anzimag he was woken at 6am by two women screaming, and said: “There were three tsotsis (South African slang for troublemakers or criminals). Two were already far away but Mbilase was running into nearby bushes to hide a...

Boks must beware of Pumas' Jaguares momentum

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is expecting Argentina to pose a serious threat in Saturday's Rugby Championship opener. In 2015, nobody expected the Pumas to seriously challenge Heyneke Meyer's Boks in Durban as World Cup plans for ...and...

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