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Proteas to make unwanted history?

Proteas to make unwanted history?

Tottering South Africa will emulate their worst Test walloping from England in some 56 years if they crash again in the dead-rubber fourth Test at Centurion from Friday. Certainly in the post-isolation era, series between the two countries have been renowned for their closeness – in nine preceding this one, …

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Cloete loaned to Kings for Super Rugby

Cloete loaned to Kings for Super Rugby

Former Western Province flank Chris Cloete has joined the Kings as they prepare for their re-entry into Super Rugby. According to Netwerk24, Chris Cloete is already training with the Kings after being loaned to the Port Elizabeth franchise by the Pumas. Cloete joined the Pumas from Western Province at the …

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Van Graan sole survivor from Meyer era

Johann van Graan

Johann van Graan is the only member of former Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer’s coaching staff still contracted to SARU. Meyer resigned from his position late last year following the Springboks’ failure to win the Rugby World Cup in England. According to Rapport, it’s still unsure what Van Graan’s role will …

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Singh seizes share of Sony Open lead

Vijay Singh

Fiji’s former world number one Vijay Singh fired a bogey-free seven-under par 63 on Thursday to seize a share of the early first-round lead at the US PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Hawaii. The 52-year-old veteran, seeking his first US PGA Tour title since the 2008 Deutsche Bank Championship, had …

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Springbok JJ Engelbrecht heads for Wales

JJ Engelbrecht

Cape Town – Welsh club Ospreys have announced the signing of Springbok outside back JJ Engelbrecht. “Ospreys Rugby are delighted to announce the signing of South African international JJ Engelbrecht, subject to work permit,” the club posted on their official website. In what has been described as “a major coup” …

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Anderson starts well in Auckland

Kevin Anderson

South Africa’s top tennis player, Kevin Anderson, on Wednesday won his opening match at the Auckland Classic event in New Zealand. Anderson, seeded fourth at the ATP World Tour 250 event, beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands in a tight encounter 7-6 (10/8), 7-6 (7/5). Anderson, who had a bye …

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Khumalo explains Wits move

Bongani Khumalo

Cape Town – Newly signed Bidvest Wits defender Bongani Khumalo says that it was an easy option to team up with former coach Gavin Hunt after his stay at SuperSport United ‘didn’t work out’. Khumalo spent six months at SuperSport after his contract with Tottenham Hotspur had come to an …

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Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Duminy, Vilas break Oz duo’s record

Cape Town – Discarded Proteas JP Duminy and Dane Vilas notched a record partnership playing for their franchise, the Cape Cobras this past weekend. Both were recently dropped from the Proteas Test team but sent a message to the selectors in the Sunfoil Series match against the Highveld Lions in …

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