December 13, 2018


Uncertainty over Meyer’s future


The decision to retain or sack the Springbok coach will only be made public next month despite reports suggesting he has been handed a new deal Heyneke Meyer will only know in December whether his job as Springboks coach is secure or not when the team’s coaching and management positions get reviewed by the South African Rugby Union’s (SARU) executive council (Exco). This is despite various media reports suggesting that he has penned a new four-year deal, much to the chagrin of rugby pundits and fans alike across the country. However SARU CEO, Jurie Roux, has elucidated that all contracts…

Mbalula not aware of Meyer’s contract extension


South African sport minister Fikile Mbalula says he has not been made aware of any proposed contract extension for Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer. Reports had surfaced before the 2015 World Cup that SARU would offer Meyer another four years, but that has ruffled some feathers with many thinking that he is not the man for the job. Meyer has been challenged on his transformation policies while losses to Argentina and Japan have also not helped his cause. But despite all that, there remains a strong belief in rugby circles that Meyer is still being lined up for another four years….

FS ready for Sports Awards – Leeto


The MEC says the province is ready to once again show off its magnificent hospitality when its hosts the South African Sport Awards later this month The MEC for sports, arts, culture and recreation, Mathabo Leeto, says the Free State is ready to deliver another spectacular extravaganza when it hosts the annual South African Sports Awards (SASAs) in the next two weeks. The awards will be hosted in the Free State capital of Bloemfontein on Sunday, November 22, where top sportsmen and women within the country’s expansive sports spectrum will be recognised for their prolifism in their respective sports. This…