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25 September 2018 10:49 AM Faf ruled out of ODI series, Proteas name new skipper

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis will not play in the upcoming three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe. "The CSA medical committee has withdrawn Faf from the ODI series. He has not made a satisfactory recovery from his shoulder injury and has been given more time to make a complete recovery," team manager Dr Mohammed Moosajee said. "We are hopeful 22

25 September 2018 8:58 AM Dobson not happy with WP's discipline

Cape Town - Western Province will be looking to make it five wins from five in the Currie Cup when they host the Sharks at Newlands, but head coach John Dobson says there is no room for complacency against the Durban side. Both teams head into what is a replay of last year’s Currie Cup final with unbeaten records, which means that the team that wins at Newlands 22

25 September 2018 7:46 AM Straeuli to leave Lions for Bulls?

Cape Town - Rudolf Straeuli is being linked with the Bulls CEO position. According to Netwerk24, Straeuli’s name is on them shortlist for the position to be vacated by Barend van Graan at the end of January next year. Straeuli, who is the current CEO of the Lions, was quoted over the weekend as saying he did not apply for the Bulls CEO position, but the understanding 23

23 September 2018 1:30 PM Two young lions the new 'kings of the Free State' after veld fire

Two young lions are the new kings of a Free State sanctuary after a fire destroyed enclosures where they were held in captivity, the Four Paws organisation said on Sunday. "We hope to give these beautiful animals a new lifelong home here at Lionsrock – safe from private keeping, breeding and the canned hunting industry," said the organisation's country 28

22 September 2018 5:04 PM Sharks outmuscle Lions in Durban downpour

Cape Town - The Sharks kept their perfect Currie Cup record this season intact by hammering the Golden Lions 37-21 in Durban on Saturday. The weather was simply atrocious, with heavy rain pelting down onto the Kings Park turf for most of the 80 minutes. The Sharks, though, bossed proceedings from the very beginning and showed fantastic handling skills 21

21 September 2018 10:12 AM Scotland fullback Hogg out for 3 months after ankle surgery

Glasgow - Scotland's Test plans have been dealt a blow after Glasgow fullback Stuart Hogg was ruled out for up to three months following ankle surgery. The British and Irish Lions star is facing a recovery period of 10 to 12 weeks after suffering the injury against Munster earlier this month. And that is likely to see him sit out all four of the November 23

19 September 2018 11:55 AM Bok fullback: 7 options to replace Willie le Roux

Cape Town - Nothing has been confirmed yet, but there is a very good chance that the Springboks will be without Willie le Roux for their final two Rugby Championship matches against Australia and New Zealand. Le Roux has returned to Wasps in England where he is expected to play against the Sale Sharks this weekend, and his availability for the Boks beyond 25

18 September 2018 2:50 PM Bulls lock Van Heerden signs deal with Sharks

Durban - The Sharks on Tuesday announced the signing of Bulls lock Ruben van Heerden, who joined the Durban-franchise on a three-year contract. Last year was a breakthrough year for the 20-year old, who not only represented the SA U/20, but he also made his Super Rugby debut. Confirming his signing, the Sharks head coach Robert du Preez said: "Ruben 27

17 September 2018 11:07 AM Boks jump 2 spots in World Rugby rankings

Cape Town - The Springboks have moved up two places to No 5 on the official World Rugby rankings released on Monday. This follows their 36-34 upset win over the All Blacks in Wellington at the weekend. The Boks swap places with the Wallabies, who dropped two spots to No 7 following a 23-19 loss to Argentina on Australia's Gold Coast. The South Africans 24

14 September 2018 6:21 PM Blyde Wildlife Estate to relocate giraffe after attack on woman and her son

Blyde Wildlife Estate plans to relocate the female giraffe that attacked a woman and her son earlier this month. "Once all the procedures and requirements are in place, the giraffe will be relocated," Marina Botha, a family spokesperson, said in a statement. The giraffe, which had given birth shortly before, attacked Katy Williams and her three-year-old 93