17:18 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 April 2016
Southern Kings coach, Deon Davids, had made wholesale changes to his starting 15 for their Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares in Argentina.
Kick-off is at 23.40 SA time Saturday night.
The front row is strengthened by the return of hooker Edgar Marutlulle in place of Martin Ferreira, while Jacobie Adriaanse makes way for Tom Botha at tighthead prop.
The other change to the tight five sees the retur... read more
15:33 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 April 2016
Nelson Mandela Bay has been shortlisted with two other global cities to host the 2018 Ironman 70.3 World Championship triathlon.
This was announced in a media statement out of Florida in the USA on Friday. The other two competing cities are Budapest in Hungary and Nice in France.
Ironman CEO, Andrew Messick, said the all three cities are suited to host this pinnacle event.
"We have been extremely pleased wi... read more
09:00 (GMT+2), Fri, 29 April 2016
SA Rugby confirmed that Saturdays planned special general meeting of the EP Rugby Union has been cancelled because constitutional requirements have not been met.
It had been anticipated that a motion of no-confidence in EPRU President Cheeky Watson would have been tabled by a number of disgruntled clubs within the Union at the meeting at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.
SA Rugby's General Manager of Corporate Af... read more
15:36 (GMT+2), Thu, 28 April 2016
EP Kings Currie Cup Head Coach, Robbi Kempson, has announced his team to take on the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias in the fourth round of the 2016 Currie Cup competition in Namibia on Saturday.
Kempson has had to make a number of changes to his squad as a number of his starting players received call ups to the SA U20 training camp.
Up front Liam Hendricks comes down from the Southern Kings structures to replace Nicolaa... read more
15:13 (GMT+2), Tue, 26 April 2016
Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has announced his 25 man touring squad for the Southern Kings trip to Argentina this weekend.
The squad includes Edgar Marutlulle and Sti Sithole, both of whom missed out on the match against the Emirates Lions last week due to injury. Stefan Willemse, who has played at both lock and flank, is also part of the touring squad, along with eighth man, Aidon Davis.
Davids also announced t... read more
15:34 (GMT+2), Mon, 25 April 2016
Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has confirmed that the versatile utility back, Malcolm Jaer, will be out for approximately six weeks following a broken hand sustained during Saturday's Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Emirates Lions.
Jaer was one of the stand out performers for the Kings in their 45-10 loss to the Gauteng powerhouse at the NMB Stadium.
Davids added that lock Schalk Oelofse had also p... read more
12:41 (GMT+2), Mon, 25 April 2016
South Africa’s Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Monday announced his decision to revoke the privileges of four major sporting federations – Athletics South Africa (ASA), Cricket South Africa (CSA), Netball South Africa (NSA) and South African Rugby (SARU) – to host or bid to stage any major international events in the country due to their failure to meet their transformation targets.
Mbalula was speaking ... read more
17:49 (GMT+2), Thu, 21 April 2016
Southern Kings head coach, Deon Davids has made nine changes to his starting line up ahead of the clash against the Emirates Lions this weekend.
The Southern Kings tight five sees Schalk Ferreira starting in place of Sti Sithole at loosehead, Martin Ferreira in pace of Edgar Marutlulle at hooker. Marutlulle is out with a knee injury, while Sithole is batting with an elbow injury.
Jacobie Adriaanse returns to tighthead - ... read more
15:37 (GMT+2), Thu, 21 April 2016
SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday that it had assumed administrative control of the Eastern Province Rugby Union (EPRU).
Mr Monde Tabata, an independent member of the SA Rugby Executive Committee, has been appointed to the role of administrator.
The decision to action the intention of the SA Rugby Executive Council was taken after consultation with EP President, Mr Cheeky Watson, and with the union’s co-operation. A l... read more
17:54 (GMT+2), Wed, 20 April 2016
EP Kings Currie Cup Head Coach, Robbi Kempson, has announced his team to take on the Border Bulldogs in the third round of the 2016 Currie Cup competition on Saturday.
Kempson has made three changes to his starting lineup, with Jeremy Ward returning from the SA U20 camp to take up the captaincy and returns to inside centre in place of Siphumelele Msutwana.
Nicolaas Oosthuizen replaces David Murray at loosehead prop, whil... read more
10:00 (GMT+2), Wed, 20 April 2016
Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has said a number of the Vodacom Super Rugby players were still battling with injuries.
Davids confirmed that both Edgar Marutlulle and Sti Sithole would not be available for selection ahead of the match against the Emirates Lions on the weekend. Marutlulle picked up a knee injury, while Sithole was battling with an elbow injury.
Davids confirmed that both starting locks, namel... read more
11:25 (GMT+2), Mon, 18 April 2016
South African Branden Grace carded a final round five-under par 66 on Sunday to claim his first US PGA Tour victory at the RBC Heritage in Hilton Head, South Carolina.
Starting the day in fifth position, Grace reeled off seven birdies and just two bogies to finish on nine-under for the week. The 27-year-old’s 275 total courtesy of earlier rounds of 66 74 and 69, left him two shots ahead of Scotland’s Russell Kno... read more
06:58 (GMT+2), Mon, 18 April 2016
JOHANNESBURG, April 17 (ANA) – It was a long wait after Lyle Rowe finished his final round at Royal Harare Golf Club on Sunday, but the wait eventually saw him crowned champion in the Golden Pilsener Zimbabwe Open by two strokes.
His flawless final round of five-under-par 67 saw him finish ahead of Dylan Frittelli, who carded the round of the day with his seven-under 65. Bryce Easton and Louis de Jager shared third pl... read more
14:56 (GMT+2), Fri, 15 April 2016
JOHANNESBURG, April 15 (ANA) – The Absa Premiership title race and relegation battles will be the focus points this weekend as anxiety among fans of clubs on both ends of the scale build towards the season climax.
Mamelodi Sundowns and Bidvest Wits are the two teams that have laid the strongest claim for the title, with just four points separating them and only 18 points to play for.
The Brazilians are preparing to... read more
11:33 (GMT+2), Tue, 12 April 2016
There's a healthy Eastern Cape flavour to the new Sprinbok management team announced by the South African Rugby Union on Tuesday.
Grahamstown-born Allister Coetzee has been named as head coach of the Springboks for the next four years.
Included in his management team are Southern Kings backline coach, Mzwandile Stick, who will be the Boks backline coach and Dr Conrad von Hagen, who also joins the Springbok management... read more