September 25, 2017

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Celtic ready for Chiefs

Bloemfontein Celtic interim coach Lehlohonolo Seema has vowed that his troops will aim for noth more than three points in their Absa premiership encounter against Kaizer Chiefs on Wednesday next week. Celtic has managed to collect four points in their last three games, which has seen them move to 11th position with 23 points, and Seema says they will be hoping to maintain the upward trend against their more fancied opponents. “We have no intention of dropping points in any our remaining games, especially against Chiefs,” Seema told The Weekly yesterday. “Our intention is to collect all points in our…

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…

Zuma gets full backing

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As calls for anti-Zuma marches are dismissed Party says confident with reshuffled cabinet The ANC in the Free State and the ANC Youth League have dismissed as ill-advised, calls by the opposition and some civic organisations for President Jacob Zuma to step down, saying the ruling party had full confidence in its leader. In what has been described as a misdirected and futile exercise, some senior ANC members last week joined the opposition and civic organisations and called on the president to resign after he reshuffled cabinet and the eventual downgrade of the country’s credit rating to junk status by…