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13 December 2018 12:13 PM REVEALED: Ireland coach turned down All Blacks role

Cape Town - Ireland coach Joe Schmidt reportedly turned down an offer to work under his New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen last year. NZ Rugby CEO Steve Tew told the New Zealand Herald that they approached Schmidt about an assistant coaching position last year. New Zealand asked Schmidt to replace retiring assistant coach Wayne Smith as part of the All Blacks' 19

13 December 2018 4:12 AM WATCH: Top world news stories, December 13

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has survived an attempt by Tory MPs to oust her with a vote of no confidence. Tory MPs voted by 200 to 117 in the secret ballot in Westminster, Conservative 1922 Committee chairman Sir Graham Brady announced. US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday 18

12 December 2018 7:23 AM Rassie: Stick played a big role in 2018

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has praised the work done by assistant coach Mzwandile Stick during the year. Having been the Bok backline coach under Allister Coetzee in 2016, Stick was then axed from the coaching team for 2017 with Coetzee instead turning to Cheetahs coach Franco Smith. Erasmus, however, made the decision to go back to Stick 23

11 December 2018 7:09 PM Marx, Dyantyi stand tall at Brightrock Players Choice Awards

Cape Town - A host of South African rugby stars were honoured at the Brightrock Players Choice Awards held in Sandton on Tuesday evening. The undoubted stars of the show were Malcolm Marx and Aphiwe Dyantyi, who scooped two awards each. Dyantyi, the Springbok and Lions winger won the #LoveChange Award - for the most improved player in 2018 - and the Backline 22

11 December 2018 4:34 PM Boks looking at 'about 40' players for World Cup

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says he is looking at "around 40" players as possible squad members for next year's World Cup in Japan. There are only four Test matches remaining for the Boks between now and the start of the tournament in September next year, and Erasmus must settle on a squad of 31 that will travel to the first ever World 25

11 December 2018 12:44 PM Kings to return to Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in 2019

Cape Town - The Southern Kings will return to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in 2019 when the PRO14 gets underway again. After struggling to settle on a new lease agreement with the Mandela Bay Development Agency, the Kings have played their last 5 matches at the modest Madibaz Stadium. But, according to the Herald, a deal has now close to being finalised 22

10 December 2018 7:43 PM Molinari named European Tour Golfer of the Year

London - Francesco Molinari won the European Tour's Golfer of the Year award on Monday to cap a memorable 2018 for the Italian. Molinari became the first Italian to win a major when he clinched the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this year. That triumph followed his victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and a maiden PGA Tour title in the Quicken 20

10 December 2018 7:14 PM Stream the year’s most exhilarating rugby award show on Sport24!

Cape Town -The second annual BrightRock Players Choice Awards, brought to you by BrightRock and MyPlayers, will be held in Sandton on Tuesday, December 11. The awards - held by the players, for the players - are the only of their kind in South Africa and sees professional rugby players from SA's 14 unions vote for their top players across six awards 26

10 December 2018 4:29 PM 3 Boks named in NZ rugby magazine's World XV

Cape Town - A popular New Zealand rugby magazine has included three Springboks in their 2018 World XV. NZ Rugby World has picked scrumhalf Faf de Klerk, flank Pieter-Steph du Toit and hooker Malcolm Marx in their team of the year. There are seven All Blacks in the team, as well as two players each from England and Ireland and one from Scotland. 15 Elliot 28

10 December 2018 12:57 PM WATCH: Cheslin Kolbe’s wonder solo try

Cape Town - Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe made headlines playing for his French club Toulouse in the European Champions Cup at the weekend. Toulouse beat English club Wasps 24-16 in Coventry and it was Kolbe who put his side on the board with a superb solo effort in the 14th minute. The speedster avoided three tackles at the halfway line before sprinting 19