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Australia beat the Springboks in Brisbane

Australia overturned a narrow half-time deficit and survived a late South African onslaught to notch up their first victory of the Rugby Championship with a 23-18 win in Brisbane on Saturday that snapped a four-match losing streak. Two Matt Toomua penalties after the break added to the centre’s first-half try …

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Ashwin Willemse will no longer be on SuperSport

SuperSport has announced that Ashwin Willemse will not return to the channel as his contract has expired. Willemse was part of the panel of experts on the Super Rugby show. Willemse, Naas Botha and Nick Mallett were entangled in an apparent race-related incident when Willemse walked off the set of …

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Wallabies plan a surprise move on Saturday

Taniela Tupou

It has been revealed that the Wallabies may play Taniela Tupou on Saturday 8 September 2018, when they face our local Springboks (Rugby) at the Suncorp Stadium. The 135kg Tupou missed two of Australia’s tests against New Zealand due to an injury. Tupou told the Daily Telegraph newspaper that he …

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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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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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Proteas have finally ditched JP Duminy

 The Proteas’ patience with the embattled JP Duminy has finally run out. Captain Faf du Plessis on Thursday confirmed the 33-year-old left-hander has been dropped for the second Test in Nottingham starting on Friday. It means the skipper himself will in all likelihood shoulder the responsibility of batting at No …

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Philander absence heaps further misery on Proteas

  When it rains, it pours. Hot on the heels of learning that they won’t be able to pick Kagiso Rabada for the second Test, the Proteas missed yet another of their frontline bowlers during Saturday’s third day of the first Test against England at Lord’s. Also read: Kagiso Rabada’s foul …

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