December 13, 2018


Soweto Derby fever hits SA


For a large number of South Africans, supporting Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates is more than just following a team’s results, it’s a way of life, and when derby day arrives, the whole nation buzzes with an electric anticipation. While 90 000 plus fans will be excitedly making the pilgrimage to the FNB Stadium this Saturday afternoon for the latest version of South Africa’s biggest sporting show, millions more will add to the atmosphere as they paint cities, towns and villages in the gold and black of Chiefs and the black and white of Orlando Pirates for a joyous and…

Celtic chase away points

The Bloemfontein club will go out in search for their third win on the road this season this weekend Clinton Larsen hopes his Bloemfontein Celtic side will continue its good record on the road ahead their two back-to-back away fixtures against Bidvest wits and Supersport United. Celtic have played four away matches so far in the season, winning two, losing one and drawing one. This Saturday the Bloemfontein side will take on log leaders, Wits, in their fifth away match at the Bidvest Stadium in Johannesburg, with the latter only two points ahead of the Bloemfontein side on the log….

Bookies back Boks for bronze


The Boks and Argentina, beaten semi-finalists over the past weekend, will go head-to-head in the bronze medal match at The Stadium, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Friday at 22:00 SA time. The Boks were narrow 20-18 losers to the All Blacks at Twickenham on Saturday, while Australia put the Pumas to the sword 29-15 at the same venue on Sunday. Leading SA bookies Sportingbet have installed the Boks as 8-point favourites for the match that New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has called to be scrapped. The Boks can be backed at 4/11 for the outright win, while Argentina are on…