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Shoes’ memorial service on Friday

The memorial service of the late Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs star, John “Shoes” Moshoeu will take place on Friday, April 24 at Grace Bible Church in Soweto at 12:00. The funeral service details will be released later on Thursday. Friends and former colleagues have paid their condolences to the …

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Tributes pour in for ‘Shoes’

Tributes have poured in for the late Bafana Bafana great John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu, who passed away at Morningside Clinic in Johannesburg on Tuesday. The African National Congress paid tribute to Moshoeu, who was a key and influential player in the Bafana Bafana squad that won the African Cup of Nations …

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Cheetahs want Smith as Currie Cup coach

The Cheetahs have offered Shimlas coach Franco Smith the job as head coach of their Currie Cup side. Ryno Opperman, chairperson of the Free State Cheetahs Company’s board, confirmed the news to Netwerk24. The 42-year-old Smith was earlier contracted as backline coach of the Free State Cheetahs’ Currie Cup team, …

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New quota for Proteas?

Cricket South Africa CEO Haroon Lorgat has not ruled out the possibility of increasing the number of players of colour required to feature for the Proteas, Netwerk24 reports. Lorgat was speaking at the launch of the new Africa T20 Cup in Johannesburg on Tuesday. At present, the target is to …

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Stormers best Super 15

The Stormers represent South Africa’s best chance of Super Rugby success in this year’s tournament, according to bookmakers. The Stormers currently find themselves in second spot in the South African Conference, some two points adrift of the Bulls after nine of the 16 scheduled pool matches. In the Stormers’ favour …

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Cup semis set to thrill

The race to claim the 2014/15 Nedbank Cup will reach fever pitch proportions this weekend as the last four clubs do battle for a place in the Cup final to be played on May 17. Ajax Cape Town, SuperSport United, Vasco Da Gama and Mamelodi Sundowns are all vying for …

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Coetzee: Tour was ‘satisfactory’

Allister Coetzee

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee praised his team’s character after they finished their 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby tour with a gutsy 13-6 victory over the Force at Perth’s nib Stadium on Saturday. The Stormers led 10-6 at half-time, after leading 10-3 after 10 minutes, and they were forced to withstand a …

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Chiefs put Crusaders to the Sword

Chiefs put Crusaders to the sword Cape Town – The Chiefs laid down a marker in this year’s Super Rugby tournament with a resounding victory over the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday. The Chiefs won 26-9 after leading 18-6 at half-time. The Chiefs scored the only three tries of the …

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Changes to Varsity Cup Dream

Coach Franco Smith has been forced to make changes to his Varsity Cup Dream Team which will tackle the Baby Boks in Stellenbosch. UP-Tuks players Dan Kriel and Jaco Visagie are not available for selection, and had to be replaced. Kriel’s spot at inside centre has been taken by Johan …

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Bok women eye top nine spot

The Springbok Women’s Sevens will have everything to play for this weekend in Langford, Canada as they target a place in the top nine on the log standings with only three tournaments remaining on the Sevens World Series. Should they achieve this, Renfred Dazel’s team will retain their place on …

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