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Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Injured Jaco Kriel to return home

Springbok flank Jaco Kriel will return home to South Africa after a shoulder injury has ruled him out of Saturday’s vital Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks in Auckland. The industrious flanker complained of a shoulder problem after the drawn match in Perth last Saturday. His condition did not improve since then […]

Champion clubs aiming for Gold

Champion clubs aiming for Gold

The captain of this year’s Gold Cup winners will become the first to hoist aloft the remastered version of the tournament’s iconic trophy, after it was painstakingly restored by the same company that manufactured it almost a century ago. The new-look Gold Cup was unveiled for the first time on the SuperSport rugby magazine show Phaka on […]

Women boxers to take to the ring in Gauteng

Women boxers to take to the ring in Gauteng

The Gauteng Provincial Government in partnership with the Department of Sport and Recreation, Boxing South Africa and SABC proudly present the Women In Boxing Gauteng 2017 tournament taking place this Friday, 08 September 2017 at the Kagiso Memorial and Recreation Centre in Mogale City, brought to you by Zantsi Showtime Productions. The boxing tournament will feature 6 […]

Coetzee lauds careful planning for Springbok victory in Salta

Coetzee lauds careful planning for Springbok victory in Salta

  Springbok coach Allister Coetzee praised the team’s planning and the players’ conditioning following their 41-23 bonus point win over the Pumas on Saturday evening (SA time) in Salta, Argentina. Siya Kolisi (2), Elton Jantjies and Jean-Luc du Preez scored tries for the visitors, while the Springboks were also awarded a second half penalty try. South Africa […]

Semenya Treble at gsport Awards

Semenya Treble at gsport Awards

Treble World Champion, Caster Semenya, bagged her third gsport Awards title when she was crowned gsport Athlete of the Year at the 12th edition of the country’s longest running women’s sport Awards. Semenya, who is concluding her international season, and couldn’t attend the 2017 gsport Awards, was honoured for stellar year in 2016, which included […]

Blitzboks to step up preparations at Assupol International 7s

Blitzboks to step up preparations at Assupol International 7s

The Springbok Sevens team will step up their preparation for the forthcoming HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in October, when they take part in the Assupol International 7s tournament in Stellenbosch. The tournament, which was launched in Stellenbosch on Thursday, will see South Africa in action at the Markotter Stadium on 28 and 29 October with fellow […]

Schools to benefit from the MTN8 Legacy Programme 

Schools to benefit from the MTN8 Legacy Programme 

MTN8 or Wafa Wafa as the tournament is affectionately known in football circles today kicked off its new legacy programme by donating four (4) soccer DreamBags to Steilhoogte Primary School in Vrendendal, Western Cape. MTN8 Legend Edries Burton was on hand to hand over the much-needed equipment to the school and provided informative tips and […]

MTN fully behind the Springboks in the “Red Test”

MTN fully behind the Springboks in the “Red Test”

August 26 marks a watershed moment for South African rugby when the Springboks will wear a limited-edition alternate jersey in the red of the South African flag in their match against the Pumas in Salta, Argentina. The jersey was commissioned to mark the 25th anniversary of rugby unity in South Africa which was achieved on 20 […]

Hisense renews Emirates Lions partnership

Hisense renews Emirates Lions partnership

It was only recently that the Lions had Johannesburg (if not the whole of South Africa) clinging to the edge of their seats after the team tackled their way to the final wrung on the Super Rugby ladder. Though a South African victory was not secured for the Lions going against the Crusaders at the […]

Pumas end Griquas’ Currie Cup power run

Pumas end Griquas’ Currie Cup power run

The Steval Pumas brought Tafel Lager Griquas’ Currie Cup power run of the last fortnight to a halt as they secured a narrow 27-21 victory in Kimberley on Sundayafternoon. The Toyota Free State Cheetahs, meanwhile, pipped the Vodacom Blue Bulls 41-40 at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday and DHL Western Province outplayed the Xerox Golden Lions 39-3 at DHL […]