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Fadlu Davids likens Nabi to Middendorp

Fadlu Davids has given insight into what to expect from Nasreddine Nabi who is linked with the vacant head coaching position at Kaizer Chiefs and likened his playing style to that of Ernst Middendorp. Its still not over Reflectin
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18 Jun 2024

Extended Springbok travelling squad to benefit from London trip

A large Springbok group will benefit from the trip to London for their season opener against Wales at Twickenham on Saturday afternoon, with 30 players heading to the English capital on Wednesday night. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus nam
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18 Jun 2024

Unbeaten Proteas not taking US lightly in Super 8 battle, says Hendricks

Having been given a shake by lower-ranked teams in the opening round, Proteas batter Reeza Hendricks says the national side will be ready for a fight when they face co-hosts the United States in their first match of the Super 8 stage at the T20 W
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18 Jun 2024

Four debutants in Springbok team as Koch strikes 50 against Wales

Rugby World Cup-winning prop Vincent Koch will earn his 50th Test cap on Saturday when the Springboks take on Wales at Twickenham in their first international since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup in France in October last year. Springbok coa
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18 Jun 2024

OPINION: Batters must stand up if Proteas are to lift World Cup trophy

Headinginto the T20 World Cup , there were questions raised around the fitness and form of the Proteas bowling unit, while the teams batting line-up were expected to carry them at the tournament. Four games in, however, the bowlers have
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18 Jun 2024

Mbappe breaks nose in France Euro 2024 win

Kylian Mbappe will not need surgery but will wear a mask when he returns to action after the France captain suffered a broken nose in his teams 1-0 Euro 2024 win over Austria on Monday, the French Football Federation said. Mbappes head v
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18 Jun 2024

Siya Kolisi was invisible in playoff defeat, says Racing owner

Racing 92 owner Jacky Lorenzetti said on Monday two-time World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi was invisible in the weekends French Top 14 play off defeat to Bordeaux-Begles. The Parisians lost 31-17 on Sunday condemning back-r
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18 Jun 2024

Ricardo Loubscher predicted Quan Horn would become a Springbok

Springbok in waiting Quan Horn was told from the moment that he stepped onto the professional rugby stage that he would play for the national team, and now he might just do that against Wales this coming weekend. Horn was selected as one of 11 u
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18 Jun 2024

Hard work pays off for Fassi with Springbok comeback

Star Sharks outside back Aphelele Fassi is a testament to hard work, having returned to the Springbok fold after a few years out, as he targets a comeback in the Test against Wales in London this weekend. Fassi seemed like he would be th
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17 Jun 2024