11:51 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, December 09, 2013
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA (CSA) on Monday named an unchanged 15-man squad for the two-match Sunfoil Test Series against India to be played later this month.
The first Sunfoil Test match will be played at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium from December 18-22 and the second at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead from December 26-30.
“We were very happy with the performance of the Castle Lager Proteas in the second Test match at Dubai,&r... read more
09:14 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, December 09, 2013
QUINTON DE KOCK and Hashim Amla shared a record-breaking day to set up the Castle Lager Proteas for another massive victory by 134 runs over India in the second Momentum ODI at Sahara Stadium Kingsmead on Sunday and a series triumph with a match to spare. Match three is at Centurion on Wednesday.
De Kock completed back-to-back ODI centuries to match the performances of Amla and Herschelle Gibbs while Amla notched up his 12... read more
09:10 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, December 09, 2013
The Springbok Sevens team took huge inspiration from a 32 000 strong home crowd and all the emotions of fellow South Africans to win the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens tournament in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.
The South Africans, who dedicated this victory on home soil to the memory of the late president Nelson Mandela, fought back from a 14-0 deficit early in the first half to beat defending champions New Zealand 17-14 in ... read more
07:57 (GMT+2), Sun, Sunday, December 08, 2013
The Springbok Sevens team finished undefeated in pool play at the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, on an emotional first day of rugby in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
The hosts beat Canada, Spain and Kenya in their pool B clashes to set up a Cup quarterfinals encounter with Portugal on Sunday.
A tribute to the late Nelson Mandela by all sixteen participating teams and match officials all ... read more
16:04 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, December 06, 2013
The world of Rugby Sevens will honour the late Nelson Mandela this weekend in a stadium, metro and tournament that fittingly bears his name.
South Africa and 15 other international teams are set to compete in the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa Sevens, round three of the HSBC Sevens World Series, at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday and Sunday.
The IRB has announced that a moment's sil... read more
14:26 (GMT+2), Fri, Friday, December 06, 2013
The decision to promote the EP Kings from first division Currie Cup to Premier Division has once again been delayed, after the matter was withdrawn from the Special General Meeting in Cape Town on Friday morning.
EPRU President, Cheeky Watson said the decision had been withdrawn after no consensus could be reached on the matter, and it was resubmitted to the Games and Policies Committee to come up with a viable solution to... read more
14:15 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, December 05, 2013
The Springbok Sevens have made two changes to their 12-man squad for their home tournament, the Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens, which will take place on 7 – 8 December in Port Elizabeth.
Steven Hunt replaces Jamba Ulengo while Kwagga Smith will make his HSBC Sevens World Series and Springbok Sevens debut in place of Stephan Dippenaar. Ulengo (foot) and Dippenaar (hamstring) were injured last week in Dubai, where Sou... read more
12:02 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, December 05, 2013
Russian ultramarathon athlete Natalia Volgina has officially been stripped of her 2013 Two Oceans Marathon title and received a two-year competition ban after she was found guilty of using the banned anabolic steroid Metenolone.
Race organisers say Volgina was the only athlete among 24 finishers that were tested by the SA Institute for Drug-Free Sport to yield a positive result.
She's officially been found guilty by the ... read more
12:38 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, December 03, 2013
CRICKET SOUTH AFRICA has congratulated those members of the Proteas Castle Lager Test and ODI squads who have made the short list for the 2013 edition of the ICC awards as well as those who were selected in the ICC World XI’s in the respective formats.
Hashim Amla has been nominated for the ICC’s supreme award – the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for the Cricketer of the Year – as well as for the Test Cr... read more
11:31 (GMT+2), Tue, Tuesday, December 03, 2013
Port Elizabeth-born Stephen Hunt has received a dream call-up to the SA Sevens squad for this week's Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens.
Hunt missed out on selection for last week's Dubai Sevens but comes into the reckoning this week with Stephan Dippenaar out with an injured hamstring.
At a media function at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Tuesday morning, coach Neil Powell said Kwagga Smit and Grahamstown born Rosko S... read more
10:00 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, December 02, 2013
Stephan Dippenaar has been ruled out of this weekend's Cell C Nelson Mandela Bay Sevens tournament in Port Elizabeth with a hamstring injury and his replacement will be named on Tuesday, the Springbok Sevens have confirmed.
Dippenaar was one of three South African players injured in Dubai while taking part in Round 2 of the HSBC Sevens World Series. South Africa lost only one match during the two-day event, on Saturday in t... read more
09:27 (GMT+2), Mon, Monday, December 02, 2013
STIAAN van Zyl’s second hundred in as many matches took the Nashua Mobile Cape Cobras to the top of the Sunfoil Series standings after a second round of matches that brought three weather-affected draws.
Van Zyl followed up the 167 not out that he scored against the Sunfoil Dolphins last week by hitting 164 against The Unlimited Titans, who still managed to take slightly more away from the drawn match at Sahara Willow... read more
12:22 (GMT+2), Sun, Sunday, December 01, 2013
Day One: Saturday 7 December
New Zealand v Portugal 11:00
Wales v United States 11:22
England v Samoa 11:44
Argentina v Zimbabwe 12:06
Fiji v Australia 12:28
Scotland v France 12:50
South Africa v Canada 13:12
Kenya v Spain 13:34
New Zealand v United States 14:06
Wales v Portugal 14:28
England v Zimbabwe 14:50
Argentina v Samoa 15:12
Fiji v France 15:34
Scotland v Australia 15:56
South Africa v Spain 16:18
Ke... read more
15:31 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, November 28, 2013
SAFA President Dr Danny Jordaan says he is delighted that FIFA has confirmed the Association’s long-standing position that the Bafana Bafana/Spain game was played within the stipulated rules of an ‘A’ category international friendly.
Commenting after receiving a letter from FIFA which confirmed that the South Africa-Spain friendly match on 19 November 2013 at FNB Stadium was a full ‘A’ internat... read more
10:06 (GMT+2), Thu, Thursday, November 28, 2013
JUNAID KHAN bowled a superb last over to enable Pakistan to beat the Castle Lager Proteas by one run and to secure a famous series victory in the second Momentum ODI at Axxess St. George’s on Wednesday.
The Proteas needed nine runs going into the last over but Junaid managed to shut the Proteas out, conceding only seven runs in the process.
It is the first time that Pakistan has beaten the Proteas in a bilateral OD... read more