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13 November 2018 12:01 PM Major injury trouble for struggling Kings

Port Elizabeth - The Southern Kings continue to battle with a growing injury list after eight rounds of PRO14 action. Team doctor Gershwin Kortje confirmed on Tuesday that the most recent casualties following the side’s narrow 31-38 defeat to defending champions Leinster a fortnight ago are props Schalk Ferreira (fractured cheek) and Justin Forwood (ankle) 49

13 November 2018 7:25 AM Handre had no idea he passed Naas' record

Cape Town - Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had no idea he was passing Naas Botha’s points tally against France in Paris over the weekend. Pollard contributed 19 points with the boot as the Springboks beat France 29-26 at the Stade de France. “I didn’t know it, but it’s really an honour. We all grew up dreaming to be like Naas. He’ll always be one of the greats 51

08 November 2018 8:42 PM Giroud heads Chelsea past BATE

Paris - Chelsea booked their place in the Europa League knockout stage as Olivier Giroud's first club goal of the campaign gave Maurizio Sarri's men a 1-0 win at BATE Borisov, while Rangers lost a seven-goal thriller against Spartak Moscow. Giroud ended his 11-game goal drought this season by giving Chelsea a 53rd-minute lead, and the Premier League 61

07 November 2018 2:01 PM Maboe enjoys being compared with Teko Modise

Cape Town - Mamelodi Sundowns forward Lebohang Maboe says he welcomes being compared to the legendary Teko Modise, though he wants to make his own mark in the game. Maboe is becoming a first team regular for Sundowns in 2018/19 after signing from Maritzburg United ahead of the current campaign. The 24-year-old was recently asked by a journalist if he would 56

07 November 2018 10:10 AM SA's Tashreeq Matthews signs with German giants

Cape Town - South African youngster Tashreeq Matthews has signed a long-term deal with Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund. The former Ajax Cape Town youth product left the Ikamva-based club in July and has been training with the German giants. Matthews, who had to wait until his 18th birthday to sign the contract, is the third South African after Delron 38

06 November 2018 4:53 AM There’s no Bok lineout crisis, assures Rassie

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is confident that this past weekend's lineout issues will not develop into a crisis. South Africa's lineouts were a shambles in last Saturday’s 12-11 loss to England at Twickenham, with hooker Malcolm Marx having a torrid afternoon. Four Springbok lineouts went astray, with Marx overthrowing at the back on two of those 46

05 November 2018 12:19 PM Despite England defeat, Boks stay 5th in rankings

Cape Town - The Springboks remain fifth in the official World Rugby rankings following their narrow defeat to England at Twickenham over the weekend. England’s 12-11 win saw them gain 0.48 rating points, but they remain in fourth spot behind Wales, who beat Scotland 21-10 in Cardiff. The Springboks dropped 0.48 ratings points, but stayed in fifth position 47

04 November 2018 4:15 AM Boks lacked killer touch, says frustrated Erasmus

Twickenham - South Africa's inability to take several opportunities and a lack of discipline cost them victory over England at Twickenham on Saturday, said coach Rassie Erasmus following his side's 12-11 defeat. The 46-year-old added it was frustrating to sit and watch as his side dominated a large part of the match but due to sterling defence by their 55

02 November 2018 9:08 AM Sharks back set for Japan stint

Cape Town - Sharks and Springbok back Curwin Bosch is reportedly set for a short-term stint in Japan. According to SA Rugbymag, Bosch will play for the Munakata Sanix Blues before returning to Durban early next year to join the Sharks in their Super Rugby pre-season preparations. The two-Test capped Bosch played in South Africa’s first Test of the season 74

02 November 2018 5:47 AM Rassie: Twickenham showdown a huge test of character

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus believes that Saturday's Test match against England will be a massive test of character as the home side will be desperate for victory at Twickenham. The match launches the Springboks' four-match end of season tour, which will also see them play France, Scotland and Wales. Erasmus named a side with a brand new loose 33