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RWC no distraction in Super Rugby

While South African players from three unions are fighting for playoff places in Super Rugby this season, there is also the small matter of 2015 being a World Cup year. The international showpiece takes place in September and October in England, and with a Bok training camp earlier this month …

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SA duo up for top Sevens award

A shortlist of three nominees – two South Africans and one Fijian – have been unveiled for the 2015 World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Award, World Rugby has unveiled. Following the ninth and final round of the 2014-15 Sevens World Series in London, Werner Kok, Semi Kunatani and …

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Nedbank Cup final: Key players

It’s Cup final weekend! The underdogs are Ajax Cape Town, the favourites are Mamelodi Sundowns. With the PSL done and dusted, Saturday’s Nedbank Cup final represents the last trophy on offer this season. Neither of the sides who will take to the turf at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium have won …

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Sharks unchanged for Waratahs

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team to tackle the Waratahs in a Super Rugby clash in Sydney on Saturday (kick-off 11:40 SA time). Gold retained the same side that went down 32-24 to the Hurricanes in Wellington last weekend. Speaking ahead of Saturday’s match against the …

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5 talking points: Super Rugby Week 13

Sport24 highlights 5 talking points after Round 13’s action of Super Rugby: 1. Sharks disallowed try The Sharks were unlucky not to have been awarded a try from a driving maul in their Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Wellington at the weekend. With the Sharks trailing 21-17 in …

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Bafana break into Africa’s Top 15

Bafana Bafana have moved up one place up in the latest FIFA world rankings and broken into the Top 15 in Africa, which were released on Thursday. South Africa are now ranked as the world’s 59th-best side as Shakes Mashaba’s charges moved back into the Top 15 on the continent, …

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Berry to ref Stormers v Brumbies

Stuart Berry will referee Saturday’s Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and Brumbies at Newlands. The South African referee will be assisted by Jason Jafhta and Quinton Immelman, with Shaun Veldsman the Television Match Official (TMO). Craig Joubert will be on duty for the game between the Lions and Highlanders …

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Sharks sign April from WP

The Sharks have announced the signing of talented utility back Garth April from Western Province. April, who can play either fullback or flyhalf, was a star for Durbanville-Bellville at the recent Community Cup club tournament, which they won after beating Rustenburg Impala 31-30 in the final earlier this month. His …

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Lebese’s assault case postponed

The assault and malicious damage to property case against Kaizer Chiefs soccer player George Lebese was postponed in the Pretoria Magistrate’s Court on Thursday. Lebese, dressed in a smart white shirt and black pants, appeared briefly. The matter was postponed to May 13 for further investigations as two outstanding documents …

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Bismarck starts for Sharks

Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team to tackle the Highlanders in a Super Rugby clash in Dunedin on Friday (kick-off 09:35 SA time). Gold has welcomed back hooker Bismarck du Plessis, lock Stephan Lewies and centre JP Pietersen into the starting line-up, with all three Springboks …

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