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13 August 2018 6:21 PM Fitness guru to coach Lions in Currie Cup

Cape Town - Strength and conditioning coach Ivan van Rooyen looks set to coach the Golden Lions in the upcoming Currie Cup. Swys de Bruin, who coached the Lions to this year’s Super Rugby final, will not be involved with the union’s Currie Cup team on a full-time basis due to his commitments at the Springboks. Afrikaans website Netwerk24 reported on Sunday 16

06 August 2018 2:54 PM PICS: Suzelle DIY unveils cover for new recipe book

Cape Town - South Africa's DIY queen, Suzelle, has revealed the cover for her recipe book on Instagram. Posting the cover of the Afrikaans and English edition on social media she wrote: "Here it is, guys! The grand reveal of the cover of my new DIY recipe book! Isn't it so stunning?! Get ready to pop on your aprons people!" According to the post the recipe 26

03 August 2018 10:45 AM Twitter reacts: Cricket legend Kotie Grove dies

Cape Town - The South African cricket community has paid tribute to Afrikaans commentator Kotie Grove who passed away on Friday morning. Known for being one of the voices of South African cricket post-1992, Grove's first involvement in cricket reporting was in 1976 when he joined the SABC's commentary team as a scorer. The tributes on Friday came from far and wide, with respected 26

31 July 2018 7:11 AM Mitchell has full board backing, Bulls insist

Cape Town - The Blue Bulls Company has given the assurance that coach John Mitchell’s position is not in jeopardy. Mitchell’s first season as Bulls Super Rugby coach did not end well, with the team finishing bottom of the South African Conference and 12th overall after winning just six out of 16 matches. It was the Bulls' worst ever Super 15 season 60

26 July 2018 4:30 PM ConCourt dismisses Gauteng education department's appeal in Overvaal language case

The Constitutional Court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by the Gauteng Department of Education against a high court judgment that found Hoërskool Overvaal does not have capacity to enrol English-speaking pupils. In January this year, Hoërskool Overvaal, a high school where the medium of instruction is Afrikaans, approached the North Gauteng High Court 37

25 July 2018 1:26 PM Bobby van Jaarsveld to record local version of theme song for new kiddies movie

Cape Town – Afrikaans superstar Bobby van Jaarsveld will record a local rendition of the theme song for the movie Thomas & Friends: Big World! Big Adventures! The Big World Adventures theme song shares the message that we should be open to exploration; to traversing the globe, seeking out adventures, engaging with new and different people, and making 80

19 July 2018 12:47 PM PICS: Paul Kruger's grave vandalised in Pretoria

The Federasie van Afrikaanse Kultuurvereniginge (FAK) has condemned the vandalism of the grave of Paul Kruger, who was once president of the former Zuid Afrikaansche Republiek, or the Transvaal Republic. FAK said Kruger's bust, installed at his grave in Heroes' Acre, Pretoria, suffered significant damage during the incident. FAK's managing director Danie 29

25 June 2018 4:57 AM No Test rugby for Cape Town Stadium in 2019

Cape Town - The Cape Town Stadium is unlikely to host its first Test before the 2020 season. Recent reports indicated that last Saturday’s Test between South Africa and England was the last one to be staged at Newlands. The Western Province Rugby Union (WPRU) is believed to be on the verge of moving its headquarters to the Cape Town Stadium, but there 27

18 June 2018 11:52 AM Blue Bulls set to get new Currie Cup coach

Cape Town - Pote Human is reportedly the favourite to be named as the Blue Bulls’ Currie Cup coach. Nollis Marais started last year’s Currie Cup campaign as the Blue Bulls' head coach, but indifferent performances saw him granted ‘leave’ for the remainder of the season, with executive of rugby John Mitchell taking over the coaching responsibilities for the remainder 22

15 June 2018 7:00 AM WP, agent at loggerheads over Dillyn Leyds

Cape Town - The Western Province Rugby Union is reportedly at loggerheads with Dillyn Leyds’ agent over the Springbok utility back's future. According to Netwerk24, player agent Hilton Houghton is furious at the Cape union for refusing to release his client during this year’s Currie Cup to play in Japan. The Canon Eagles, who are coached by former Springboks 24