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16 January 2019 9:18 AM Morris survives injury scare, keeps World Cup dream alive

Cape Town - Chris Morris is running out of time to put his hand up for the Proteas' 2019 World Cup squad, and there was a moment of concern on Tuesday when he left the field with an injured finger during day two of the Titans' 4-Day Franchise Series clash against the Highveld Lions in Benoni. Morris, surprisingly left out of the Proteas squad for the first 288

15 January 2019 11:08 AM PIC: SA super hero jerseys unveiled for Super Rugby warm-up

Cape Town - South Africa’s top players wearing their new jerseys inspired by Marvel’s Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America will run out at Cape Town Stadium on Sunday, February 3. It will be the first public appearance of the new-look jerseys, which will serve as the third strips for the South African sides in this year's Super Rugby competition 88

15 January 2019 10:19 AM Scotland name South African as new cricket coach

Cape Town - Scotland have named South African Shane Burger as the new coach of their men's cricket side, it was confirmed on Tuesday. Burger takes over from Grant Bradburn who left the role in late 2018 to take up an assistant coaching position with Pakistan, and will start his role in March. Burger moves to Scotland from South African first-class provincial 117

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 107

12 January 2019 8:52 PM AmaZulu, Highlands Park share the spoils

Umlazi - AmaZulu failed to make their home advantage count as they played to a goalless draw with Highlands Park in the Absa Premiership on Saturday evening. Usuthu and the Lions of the North both went into the encounter at King Goodwill Zwelithini Stadium having scored five goals in their previous three games, but that scoring touch was sadly missing 70

06 January 2019 5:30 AM Highlands hold Pirates in thriller

Johannesburg - Highlands Park and Orlando Pirates played to a thrilling 2-2 draw at Makhulong Stadium in Tembisa, on Saturday night in one of the best matches of the 2018/19 Absa Premiership season. The result is a blow to the Buccaneers’ title hopes, leaving them five points adrift of leaders Bidvest Wits, while the Lions of the North remain in eighth 77

24 December 2018 5:54 PM Homeboy Elgar relishing 'special' Boxing Day Test

Faf du Plessis (Titans, captain), Hashim Amla (Cape Cobras), Temba Bavuma (Highveld Lions), Theunis de Bruyn (Titans), Quinton de Kock (Titans), Dean Elgar (Titans), Zubayr Hamza (Cape Cobras), Keshav Maharaj (Dolphins), Aiden Markram (Titans), Duanne Olivier (Knights), Vernon Philander (Cape Cobras), Kagiso Rabada (Highveld Lions), Dale Steyn (Titans) 38

23 December 2018 7:30 PM SuperSport, Highlands Park share the spoils

Cape Town - Highlands Park and SuperSport United played to a 1-1 draw at the Makhulong Stadium. The Lions of the North enter the Christmas break among the top eight in the Absa Premiership standings, ahead of Cape Town City on goal difference. A goal from Mothobi Mvala after a lengthy half-time intermission - bad weather delayed play - helped secure 42

19 December 2018 7:52 AM CT Stadium to host Super Rugby pre-season double-header

Cape Town - The Cape Town Stadium will host a double-header of Super Rugby pre-season action featuring all four South African franchises. On February 3, the Lions will take on the Sharks before the Stormers host the Bulls. It will also be the first time the South African sides show off their new Marvel-themed kits, with the day being called the 'Super 72

14 December 2018 6:29 AM Bok lock to make first start for Gloucester

Cape Town - Springbok lock Franco Mostert will make his first start for Gloucester on Friday after a lengthy contract dispute with the Lions. The 28-year-old has been at the centre of a tug-of-war between Gloucester and the Lions with the Johannesburg-based franchise alleging that there had been irregularities in the negotiations between Mostert and Gloucester 40