07:08 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The unbeaten UFS-Shimlas will host NWU-Pukke in their first-ever Varsity Cup final in Bloemfontein.
The Free State side saw off defending champions UCT 21-10 in their home semi-final in Bloemfontein on Monday and Pukke edged table-topping Tukkies in Pretoria to book a place in their second consecutive final.
A late try from flyhalf Jonny Welthagen saw Pukke snatch a dramatic 29-28 victory over Tuks to s... read more
07:05 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Chippa United has suspended their head coach Ernst Middendorp.
United's technical director Mich D’Avray has been appointed caretaker boss of the Absa Premiership strugglers, with Fadlu Davids continuing in his role as assistant coach.
The club released a statement yesterday in which it stated that it had suspended incumbent coach Ernst Middendorp with immediate effect pending the outcome of an investigati... read more
09:42 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, March 26, 2015
09:25 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, March 25, 2015
2014-2015 CHEVROLET WARRIORS AWARDS
At an end of season and awards dinner held on Tuesday 24 March 2015 at The Granary, Cricket Eastern Cape honoured players for their performances in the 2014-2015 season.
The evening was also an opportunity for the franchise to thank and pay tribute to their sponsor for the past 8 years, Chevrolet who will no longer sponsor the Warriors. “Chevrolet provided the franchise wit... read more
12:52 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Corey Anderson and Grant Elliott produced a superbly timed 103-run partnership to take New Zealand into their first cricket World Cup final, with a tense four-wicket win over South Africa at Eden Park on Tuesday.
Anderson with 58 and Elliott 84 not out had been thrust together at 149 for four in the 22nd over of the rain-effected semi-final and calmly took their side within sight of victory before Daniel Vettori joined Elli... read more
11:37 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, March 23, 2015
Waratahs’ South African born flanker Jacques Potgieter has been hit with a hefty 20-thousand Aussie dollar fine (that's about 200-thousand rand) – half of which has been suspended – for homophobic slurs he made during Sunday's Vodacom Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Brumbies - which the Waratahs won 28-13 in Sydney.
The Waratahs win over their arch-rivals was soured, howe... read more
09:34 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, March 23, 2015
THE Chevrolet Knights bowled themselves into a comfortable mid-table position in the Sunfoil Series as they beat the Chevrolet Warriors by 93 runs at Buffalo Park.
Having declared in what turned out to be the final act of the third day, the Knights set the Warriors a target of 331 in 104 overs.
Although the Warriors made a solid start to their chase on the final morning as they reached 128 for one, the Knights stuck to t... read more
15:28 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, March 19, 2015
The Springbok Sevens rugby squad announced on Thursday for the next two rounds of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Hong Kong and Tokyo shows two changes from the squad that played in New Zealand and the USA.
Justin Geduld and Stephan Dippenaar return to the 12-man squad in place of Rayno Benjamin and Warrick Gelant, who have returned to the Toyota Cheetahs and Vodacom Blue Bulls respectively to resume their provincial duties... read more
13:37 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, March 18, 2015
THE Castle Lager Proteas achieved their most emphatic victory in ICC World Cup history when they beat Sri Lanka by 9 wickets with all of 32 overs to spare in their quarter-final match at The Sydney Cricket Ground on Wednesday.
It was the Proteas’ first victory in a knock-out World Cup match and the shortest knock-out match in the history of the World Cup.
The Proteas now play the winners of Saturday’s quarter... read more
09:40 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Castle Lager Proteas coach, Russell Domingo, says the ICC Cricket World Cup quarter-final against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Wednesday will be a “tight contest” against the former World Cup champions. Domingo feels it will be an evenly matched encounter based on past results, and will come down to who plays their best brand of cricket on the day.
“There is always room for improve... read more
09:43 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, March 16, 2015
A DETERMINED performance from the Chevrolet Warriors top three denied the Nashua Cape Cobras a much-needed Sunfoil Series victory as their match at Newlands ended in a draw.
The Warriors top order of David White, Michael Price and Colin Ackermann have had a relatively lean time this season, managing a combined five fifties and one century in 16 matches prior to this game, but the trio stood up when their side needed them on... read more
07:54 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, March 13, 2015
SOUTH AFRICAN cricket fans can look forward to a bumper home programme of international matches over the course of the next 18 months involving series against New Zealand, England and Australia.
Cricket South Africa (CSA) has already announced details of England’s tour to South Africa in December 2015 and January - February 2016, which will consist of four Sunfoil Test matches, five Momentum ODIs and two KFC T20 Inter... read more
11:24 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, March 12, 2015
THE Castle Lager Proteas clinched their quarter-final place at the ICC Cricket World Cup when they beat the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 146 runs at Wellington on Thursday.
They are virtually guaranteed second place in Pool B although one of Pakistan and Ireland can finish level with them on 8 points but they have virtually no chance of overturning the vast difference in net run rate.
The Proteas’ likely quarter-f... read more
08:46 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, March 12, 2015
Chippa United are on the verge of parting ways with yet another coach, with Ernst Middendorp reportedly living on borrowed time - according to Kickoff.com.
The German took over at the Port Elizabeth-based club towards the end of last year, but is yet to win a game.
The Chilli Boys also suffered the embarrasment of being knocked out the Nedbank Cup by minnows Natal United.
Middendorp reportedly had to be escorted by poli... read more
07:06 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, March 10, 2015
A convincing 63-8 victory over Central University of Technology in Pretoria saw Tuks move past the unbeaten Shimlas to the top of the Varsity Cup rugby standings on Monday night.
Shimlas claimed a last-gasp 23-21 victory over NMMU in Port Elizabeth, but that was not enough to keep their place at the top of the log as the rampant Tukkies moved past them on points difference.
After conceding three early tries, the NMMU Mad... read more