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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 70

11 December 2018 12:06 PM Bulls president: Pote has proved himself at every level

Pretoria - Blue Bulls president Willem Strauss says head coach Pote Human will be a valuable asset for the union going forward. This comes after the Blue Bulls Company on Tuesday confirmed Human as head coach of their Super Rugby and Currie Cup teams for 2019. Alan Zondagh was also appointed as director of rugby. He will be responsible for overseeing 65

10 December 2018 10:59 AM Have the Bulls managed to twist Matfield's arm?

Cape Town - Have the Blue Bulls Company managed to twist Victor Matfield's arm and persuaded him to take over the reigns as Bulls' Super Rugby coach in 2019? Matfield, along with Pote Human and Deon Davids, was part of a three-man shortlist to take over from the recently departed John Mitchell. Matfield, who played 140 Super Rugby matches for the Bulls 47

10 December 2018 6:43 AM Matfield cites family, SuperSport job as reasons for saying NO to Bulls coaching role

Cape Town - Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has reportedly turned down the position of Bulls head coach. This comes after Matfield was believed to be the favourite to succeed John Mitchell ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season. According to the Rapport, the 41-year-old has been asked by Bulls president Willem Strauss and new CEO Alfonso Meyer to reconsider 51

08 December 2018 12:31 PM Arthur calls on Pakistan to toughen up ahead of SA tour

Abu Dhabi - Disgruntled coach Mickey Arthur demanded his players toughen up and seize key moments in Test matches after sloppy batting handed New Zealand an away series win over Pakistan for the first time in 49 years. New Zealand pulled off a come-from-behind 123-run victory in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday to end their long wait for a 2-1 series 139

08 December 2018 10:59 AM Blitzboks too strong for Samoa in Cape Town Sevens opener

Cape Town - The Springbok Sevens side started their Cape Town Sevens campaign on a high note when they overcame the challenge of Samoa on Saturday. The Samoans took an early 7-0 lead, but a yellow card to Alatasi Tupou for a high tackle allowed South Africa to cash in and take a three-point advantage at the break. The hosts scored two further tries in the second 54

06 December 2018 9:36 AM Krol denies sending CV to Chiefs

Cape Town - Former Orlando Pirates coach Ruud Krol has denied reports linking him with a return to the Absa Premiership. Krol famously won the treble in 2011 with the Buccaneers and has since become something of a legendary figure to Sea Robbers supporters. The Dutchman was reportedly linked with Kaizer Chiefs last season while Steve Komphela was still 69

06 December 2018 7:41 AM Zondagh set for part-time role at Bulls

Cape Town - It appears as though the Bulls will not appoint a full-time Director of Rugby, with Alan Zondagh likely to help out on a part-time basis. Afrikaans Sunday newspaper Rapport indicated over the weekend that Zondagh, a former Western Province coach, was set to be appointed as the Bulls’ Director of Rugby, with Victor Matfield to be named head coach 68

05 December 2018 5:51 PM Suarez close to recovery, says Barca boss Valverde

Barcelona - Ernesto Valverde is optimistic Luis Suarez will be fit to face Espanyol on Saturday, three days before Barcelona take on Tottenham in the Champions League. Suarez has been out with a knee injury since Barca's draw with Atletico Madrid on November 24, but the Uruguayan could be available for this weekend's Catalan derby in La Liga. Barcelona 54

05 December 2018 5:15 PM Modric rewarded for 'wonderful year'

Madrid - Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was a deserved winner of the Ballon d'Or award after a "wonderful year" for both club and country, Real Madrid coach Santiago Solari said on Wednesday. The 33-year-old Modric won a third straight Champions League title with Real and was the driving force in a Croatia team that reached the World Cup final 62