17:44 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Grey High and Selborne kept their unbeaten records in contrasting fashion as the 18th Standard Bank Cape Schools Rugby Week, in association with Powerade and Spur, came to an entertaining conclusion at Grey's Philip field in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday (July 1).
The hosts produced arguably their best performance of the tournament in overturning a 10-8 halftime deficit to defeat previously unbeaten SACS 28-10, while Selb... read more
14:58 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
More than 60 ultra-distance marathoners from across the country will gather at the Halyards Hotel in Port Alfred at five o'clock this Friday afternoon for the start of the annual Washie 100 miler.
The 160-kilometre Ultra finishes at the Buffs Club in East London with the first runners expected at around 7 o'clock on Saturday morning.
Making his debut this year is 42 year-old Durban software developer ... read more
10:25 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, July 01, 2015
The Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament will take place on the weekend of 12 and 13 December, World Rugby announced in Paris on Tuesday when it confirmed the new schedule for the 2015/16 season.
At a major announcement in the French capital, World Rugby confirmed the Cape Town dates in a schedule featuring iconic locations which now also includes Sydney, Paris, Singapore and Vancouver as other new venues on the circuit.
Th... read more
13:24 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, June 29, 2015
Twenty one year-old Sebastiaan Loubser of Port Elizabeth won the gold medal in the junior 120 kilogramme class at the SA national equipped powerlifting championship in Potchefstroom at the weekend.
The NMMU student now waits to hear if he's done enough to earn a ticket to the Commonwealth Games and Africa Champs later in the year.
Meanwhile: Multiple SA weightlifting Champion Mona Pretorius hosted the EP ... read more
10:56 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, June 29, 2015
Nikita Robb from East London won the Ballito Women’s Pro presented by Billabong at Willard Beach in KwaDukuza on Sunday, producing an assured performance in the tricky one metre waves to outshine South Africa’s top women surfers.
A World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 event, the Ballito Women’s Pro is the first internationally rated event to be run in South Africa since 2009. The event offe... read more
08:38 (GMT+2), Sun, Sunday, June 28, 2015
The selection of eight uncapped players and the return of a further six are the features of the Springbok squad named on Saturday for the five matches leading up to the Rugby World Cup later this season.
In addition to the 36 squad members, the national selectors have identified 13 players who are currently injured or will be in rehabilitation, but will form part of an extended squad for the matches against the World XV, Ca... read more
07:43 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, June 26, 2015
Port Elizabeth-based PSL outfit Chippa United have officially reappointed Roger Sikhakhane as their new head coach for next season.
Sikhakhane returns to the Chilli Boys hotseat for the umpteenth time, having seen out the end of last season with NFD side Thanda Royal Zulu.
Chippa United PRO Lukhanyo Mzinzi told AlgoaFM Sport that they've released suspended former coach Ernst Middendorp from his contract, paving the w... read more
12:43 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 25, 2015
Bakkies Botha will be joined by three more South African Test players in the confirmed World XV squad for their match on Saturday, July 11 at DHL Newlands in Cape Town against the Springboks.
The World XV squad boasts a combined total of 460 Test caps and represents six nations.
Rugby World Cup winning forwards Botha (Toulon) and Gurthrö Steenkamp (Toulouse) will be joined by the Vodacom Blue Bulls’ JJ Engelbr... read more
15:59 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The EP Kings have announced that they have terminated the contract of flyhalf Tony Jantjies with immediate effect.
In making the announcement on Wednesday, EP Kings chief executive officer Charl Crous said Jantjies' contract had been terminated due to a breach of team protocol.
The 23-year-old joined the EP Kings this year after representing the Blue Bulls from 2012 to 2014.
He played at flyhalf for the Kings in t... read more
11:52 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, June 24, 2015
#1995reunited: Relive the Rugby World Cup final with the squad - on Twitter
In a social media first for South African rugby, supporters will be able to relive the 1995 Rugby World Cup final on Twitter tomorrow (Wednesday) - with live commentary by members of the team.
The 1995 squad, the South African Rugby Union (SARU), SuperSport and Twitter have come together to create a unique event to mark the 20th anniversary... read more
07:55 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Chippa United are set to announce a new coach on Friday with owner, Siviwe Chippa Mpengezi, telling Sport24 that he will make an announcement in a press conference set for the end of the week.
Mpengesi said that his new signings, new technical staff and plans for the new Premier Soccer League campaign will be revealed at a press briefing on Friday.
The PE based club parted ways with a number of high profile coaches, incl... read more
07:53 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The EP Kings have announced the signing of a further two players to bolster their squad for the forthcoming Currie Cup campaign in centre JP du Plessis and prop Basil Short.
This follows last week's announcement of a loan agreement with the Blue Bulls for Jacques Engelbrecht to join the squad for the Currie Cup season, as well as the signing until 2016 of young prop Maks van Dyk.
Du Plessis and Short, who took part i... read more
09:38 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, June 18, 2015
Chippa United have a tough 2016 season opener, having been drawn against defending champions Kaizer Chiefs.
The match will be played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on the 8th of August and will be followed by an equally tough secound round fixture - away to Orlando Pirates. .
The PSL announced the draw for the new season on Wednesday.
Mamelodi Sundowns will open their season away to nemesis, Platinum Stars while Or... read more
17:08 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, June 17, 2015
THE Eastern Province Kings have announced that powerful flank Jacques 'Vleis' Engelbrecht will be joining the team for the duration of the Absa Currie Cup campaign in 2015.
The 30-year-old Engelbrecht, who played for the EP Kings from 2011 and represented the Southern Kings in the 2013 Super Rugby season, is on loan from the Blue Bulls for the next four months.
In another development, the Kings confirmed that young... read more
13:12 (GMT+2), Wed, Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Kaizer Chiefs have appointed Steve Komphela as their new coach.
Komphela takes over from Stuart Baxter who left the club at the end of their title winning campaign last season.
He says he wants to keep up the rich winning tradition of the Soweto giants.
47 year-old Komphela is the first local coach to take the position at Chiefs since the inception of the Premier Soccer League and has signed a three year contract.
... read more