South Africa is one of the most sports-crazy countries in the world. Until a month ago, no-one could have predicted the devastating effect that the coronavirus would have on the country’s normally lively sports calendar. Not only has the popular … Read the rest
Angry coloured fans have declared war on “white” Springbok rugby, demanding more players of colour in the national squad.
Supporters Against Racist Rugby Associations (SARRA) was launched in Mossel Bay at the weekend and things got off to a fiery … Read the rest
Lawrence Dallaglio says England must make a priority of beating South Africa and turning Twickenham into a fortress ahead of the World Cup.
The Red Rose legend issued his twin challenge as Stuart Lancaster claimed to already know 80 per … Read the rest
by Barnaby Chesterman
South Africa ended a long, hard season with a bruising victory over France in Paris on Saturday and in so doing reaffirmed the difference between the top two in the world and the rest.
Only one team … Read the rest
The Springboks move on to Paris on a roll of two wins out of two from their November tour of Europe, and with their try-line yet to be breached.
Having succeeded in shutting out Wales on the try front in … Read the rest
A rugby player for the former Northern-Transvaal rugby team, Paul Botes, was on Thursday sentenced in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria to serve 10 years in jail for fraud, Beeld reported.
Botes, 51, reached a guilty plea agreement … Read the rest
“The judicial officer found that the decision made by referee Romain Poite to issue … Read the rest
The All Blacks took the outright lead in the Rugby Championship here Saturday when they comprehensively beat South Africa 29-15 in a bitter contest between the heavyweights of world rugby.
In a match marred by a red card for Springboks … Read the rest
Free State Cheetahs captain Boom Prinsloo praised his side for playing the full 80 minutes to beat the Golden Lions 26-23 in their Currie Cup game in the Free State stadium in Bloemfontein on Friday.
The hosts are now second … Read the rest
The Golden Lions secured their second victory over the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld with an emphatic 62-23 triumph in a Currie Cup match on Saturday.
The visitors ran in eight tries to two for the Bulls, while Lions flyhalf … Read the rest
by Daniel Lorenzo
South Africa hope to maintain the momentum from four victories and 25 tries this season when they face Argentina for the second consecutive weekend in Mendoza Saturday.
The Springboks made a dream start to the Rugby Championship … Read the rest
by David Legge
Prop Trevor Nyakane has been dumped from the South Africa squad for missing flights and a video session, the national rugby union announced Sunday.
A statement said the 24-year-old forward would miss the trip to Argentina for … Read the rest
New Sharks recruit SP Marais said it was not easy leaving Port Elizabeth for Durban, following his recent switch from the Southern Kings, but felt the move was necessary for his long-term ambitions.
The 24-year-old was the biggest pre-Currie Cup … Read the rest
You`ll find him sauntering through the streets of many a city in the West – especially in Commonwealth capitals like London, Dublin and Sydney.
And in the cities and towns of South Africa he is a common … Read the rest