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Free State Stars dominate Polokwane City

Polokwane City slumped to their third consecutive league defeat as they were beaten 3-2 by fellow-strugglers Free State Stars, in an Absa Premiership match played at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Tuesday evening. After just 24mins Polokwane City trail Free State Stars 0-3!!! — robertmarawa (@robertmarawa) September 19, …

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Pirates fans pleased as Buccaneers beat Cape City

Orlando Pirates rode their luck somewhat, but showed good character to earn a 1-0 win over Cape Town City in a drama-filled league match at the FNB Stadium on Tuesday night. Orlando Pirates fans, how are you feeling after tonight’s victory? Things under Micho are looking up: WDWDW ☠️☠️☠️☠️ pic.twitter.com/m15WNGsMGp …

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Hope leads West Indies to stunning win over England

 Shai Hope led the West Indies to an astonishing five-wicket win over England in the second Test on Tuesday as he became the first batsman to score hundreds in both innings of a first-class match at Headingley. The West Indies, set 322 to win, finished on 322 for five with …

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West Indies set 322 to win second Test against England

 The West Indies were set a target of 322 to win the second Test against England at Headingley on Monday. West Indies survive a dramatic final over of the day, the visitors require 317 to win on Day 5! #ENGvWI Scorecard: https://t.co/7Ar68iyWtv pic.twitter.com/gCg6b757If — ICC (@ICC) August 28, 2017 England …

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Polokwane City warns about online scam

Polokwane City football club on Monday warned the public about a scam going around offering football trials in exchange for money on social media. The club issued the following statement on the matter: “We recently received numerous calls about a guy who claims to be coach Bernard Molekwa on Facebook, …

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Ice cool Candice Manuel inspires superb SA win

 Candice Manuel, who scored two goals in three minutes, was the toast of South African hockey on Sunday night as she secured a thrilling 3-2 win for the national women’s side over the USA at the Wits Astro, putting the host nation into the Hockey World League quarterfinals. Manuel, who …

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Gritty Proteas in the driving seat at Trent Bridge

 The Proteas achieved their dual objectives of setting England a fourth innings chase far in excess of anything that has previously been achieved and of subjecting the pitch to another day of wear and tear on the third day of the second Test match at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on …

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Rooney plays first Africa friendly with Everton

TANZANIA – Wayne Rooney marked his first game back in an Everton jersey with a goal in a friendly against Kenya’s Gor Mahia in Tanzania on Thursday. Wayne Rooney’s just scored this scorcher in his first game for Everton. ——–pic.twitter.com/YdZyOuWnOp — ODDSbible (@ODDSbible) July 13, 2017 England’s record goalscorer was …

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Midfield rock Crotty re-signs with New Zealand

All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty rejected offers from overseas to instead sign up for another year in New Zealand with the Canterbury Crusaders, the 28-year-old said on Monday. Crotty played 27 tests in the four years since his debut and became a crucial member of a New Zealand midfield that …

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Wasteful start denies SA hockey men a historic win

South Africa’s men’s side did not show any inclination to back down against the powerhouse Germany team and were left to lament what could have been as they went down 4-3 to the number three ranked side in a thrilling Hockey World League Semifinals match at the Wits Astro on …

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