April 26, 2017

Boks could play ‘home’ Test matches in foreign locations

SA Rugby could‚ in the future‚ schedule important Springbok ‘home’ Test matches in foreign locations if it is commercially viable after a change to the constitution was ratified at its 25th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Cape Town on Thursday. The meeting saw the finalisation of an agreement to allow SA Rugby to nominate where future Tests will be played when rugby’s global calendar kicks in‚ in 2020. It’s part of far-reaching constitutional changes announced last December. Chief executive Jurie Roux outlined that with the Test agenda set until 2032‚ SA Rugby through its new franchise and non-franchise (professional and…

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Shimlas through to semis


No one gave the Bloemfontein side a chance to go this far, at the beginning of the season, having lost eight key players form their previous squad The Shimlas have kept their aspirations to emulate their 2015 success, having set up a Varsity Cup semi-final date with the red-hot erstwhile champions Tuks in what is expected to be a nail- biting battle between two titanic foes. At the beginning of the season, the two teams, in particular the Shimlas were not among the favourites to make the semis having lost eight key players from the previous squad. The Tuks on…

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Mosimane wants Manyama at Sundowns


Pitso Mosimane has admitted he would like to have Cape Town City star Lebogang Manyama at Mamelodi Sundowns by next season, should the player be willing to move. Mosimane, who had a major influence in Manyama cracking it in the elite league during his amateur days back at Alexandra FC (an SAB League side), said having the attack-minded player in his side would be bonus for him. Manyama was named the Player of the Month for February on Wednesday at the PSL headquarters in Parktown, his third such award this season, while Mosimane walked away with the Coach of the…

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