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20 December 2018 2:17 PM Kirsten, Gibbs unsuccessful in Indian women's job

Cape Town - Former Proteas batsmen Gary Kirsten and Herschelle Gibbs were unsuccessful in their application for the Indian women's head coach role. Gibbs confirmed the news on his Twitter account on Thursday, congratulating former Indian opener WV Raman on his appointment. The BCCI worked with an initial pool of 28 applicants for the position, which 63

20 December 2018 6:55 AM Tannie Ans: Wayde van Niekerk on track for 2019 return

Cape Town - Wayde van Niekerk's coach, Ans Botha, says he is on track for a return to competitive action in 2019. The 26-year-old, who broke the 400m world record at the 2016 Rio Olympics in stunning fashion, has been sidelined since he sustained a freak knee injury during a game of celebrity touch rugby at Newlands all the way back in October, 2017. The injury 73

19 December 2018 8:53 AM Ardie Savea signs new Hurricanes deal

Cape Town - All Blacks back-rower Ardie Savea has inked a new two-year deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes, recommitting through until 2021. Savea, 25, said he was truly blessed to have signed with New Zealand Rugby for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. While it was a tough decision to turn down overseas offers, Savea said the chance to continue 65

18 December 2018 7:23 AM Brumbies sign highly-rated Aussie schoolboy sensation

Cape Town - The Brumbies have made headlines by securing the services of highly-rated Australian schoolboy sensation Reesjan Pasitoa. According to the RugbyPass website, the 17-year-old flyhalf will join the Brumbies in 2020 after he has completed his studies in Brisbane. Pasitoa has already represented Australia at U-18 level and recently toured with the Australian 68

17 December 2018 6:16 PM First away win for 10-man Highlands Park

Johannesburg - Promoted Highlands Park won away for the first time this season in the Absa Premiership on Monday, defeating Bloemfontein Celtic 2-1 despite having a player red-carded. Playing their eighth league match on the road, Highlands were leading 1-0 when Phoka Mofokeng was sent off for a last-defender foul soon after half-time. But the club based 48

14 December 2018 5:08 PM Ashley Giles appointed England cricket director

London - Former international spinner Ashley Giles has been appointed as the new managing director of England men's cricket, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday. The 45-year-old Giles who previously served as England's limited-overs coach, played 54 Tests for England and later worked as a national team selector from 2008 to 2014. "I am delighted 57

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' 61

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 66

12 December 2018 8:02 PM Middendorp gets his first win as Amakhosi coach

Cape Town - Ernst Middendorp earned a win in his first match in charge of Kaizer Chiefs as they saw off SuperSport United 1-0 at the Mbombela Stadium on Wednesday. George Maluleka scored the only goal of the game on 64 minutes although there were numerous chances missed by both sides in an entertaining end-to-end affair. There was an early opportunity 56

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 71