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16 January 2019 9:31 AM Specman eager to prove he belongs in Super Rugby

Cape Town - Bulls wing Rosko Specman is eager to prove that he belongs in the XV-man code. Specman made headlines in sevens rugby over the past few seasons and was a vital member of the Blitzboks team that won consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series crowns. But the 29-year-old is now committed to the XV-man code and has been included in the Bulls’ Super 482

15 January 2019 5:24 PM SA PRO14 derby promises 'clash of the 9's'

Cape Town - They may not be the biggest guys on the field when the Southern Kings take on the Cheetahs in the PRO14 Round 11 match on Friday, but an exciting battle can be expected between the scrumhalves from both teams in the South African derby. Two of the most experienced men from either side happen to be playing in the No9 position - Sarel Pretorius 437

15 January 2019 11:46 AM Cheetahs speedster tops PRO14 try-charts

Cape Town - Cheetahs wing Rabs Maxwane has ambitions of finishing the 2018/19 PRO14 as the competition’s leading try-scorer. The 23-year-old had been a shining light for the Cheetahs this season and currently tops the PRO14’s try-scoring chart with eight tries. He told Netwerk24 that he would like to finish the campaign as the leading try-scorer 78

14 January 2019 6:30 AM Kings hooker off to Scotland

Cape Town - Southern Kings hooker Michael Willemse has reportedly agreed to join Scottish club Edinburgh. Netwerk24 reported on Sunday that the 25-year-old will head to Murrayfield after the current PRO14 campaign. Willemse was schooled at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth and represented Eastern Province at junior level before heading for Cape Town where 109

11 January 2019 7:22 AM Kings prop cops ban for eye-gouging

Cape Town - The Kings will go into Saturday's PRO14 clash against South African rivals the Cheetahs without the services of tighthead prop Pieter Scholtz. The 24-year-old received a three-week ban on Thursday after he was cited for an eye gouge in the Kings' 38-0 loss to Edinburgh at Murrayfield last weekend. It means that Scholtz will miss next Saturday's 79

08 January 2019 12:33 PM Two injury worries for Kings after Edinburgh thrashing

Cape Town - The Southern Kings squad that played Edinburgh in the PRO14 Round 13 match in Scotland returned home late on Monday. While the side was left disappointed following their 38-0 defeat to Edinburgh at Murrayfield, the team doctor, Gershwin Kortje, breathed a sigh of relief to have returned with minimal injuries after the first match of 2019. The only injury 78

06 January 2019 3:16 PM 5-try Cheetahs down Zebre for PRO14 win

Cape Town - The Cheetahs have won their first PRO14 of 2019, downing Italian side, Zebre 27-12 at the Stadio Lanfranchi in Parma, Italy. The visitors outscored their Italian opponents, running in five tries to two. The Cheetahs scored through Benhard Janse van Rensburg (2), Sibahle Maxwane, Reinach Venter and Daniel Maartens while Tian Schoeman added 54

02 January 2019 8:57 AM Kings boosted by return of fit-again scrumhalf

Cape Town - The Kings have been boosted by the return to fitness of highly-rated scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius. The 34-year-old has been sidelined with a long-term foot injury and, as a result, his time in a Kings jersey has been limited since joining the franchise last July. Now, the former Cheetahs man is back and he was named in a 25-man squad that will take on Edinburgh 35

18 December 2018 10:49 AM Cheetahs look set for massive player cleanout

Bloemfontein - The Cheetahs look set to offload a number of fringe players before the beginning of the 2019 PRO14 season. According to Afrikaans newspaper Rapport, the cleanout stems from SA Rugby's announcement that the 2019 Currie Cup season will be completed before the 2019/20 PRO14 season gets underway. It means that the Cheetahs will not have to field 57

13 December 2018 9:20 AM Forgotten Bok still harbours RWC ambitions

Cape Town - Loose forward Uzair Cassiem, who boasts eight Tests for the Springboks, says he still harbours hope of earning a recall to the national fold. The 28-year-old played all his Tests during the tumultuous reign of Allister Coetzee and has been out of the Bok fold since Rassie Erasmus took over. Cassiem has since moved to Welsh outfit Scarlets 51