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13 November 2018 2:01 PM Scotland star Hogg to join Exeter Chiefs

Paris - Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg will join English Premiership giants Exeter Chiefs on a two-year deal, the club announced on Tuesday. Two-time British and Irish Lions tourist Hogg will leave current club Glasgow Warriors at the end of the season to play for the 2017 Premiership champions. Hogg, who helped the Warriors to the 2014-15 Pro12 title 25

11 November 2018 3:19 AM Injury curse hits flank O'Brien again

Dublin - Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien's injury jinx struck again when he suffered a broken arm at the end of the first half of Saturday's Test against Argentina. The 31-year-old - one of the stand-out players of the British & Irish Lions' 1-1 Test series draw with world champions New Zealand last year - went off with his face creased in agony and then sat on the sidelines 35

09 November 2018 8:37 PM England 'can do what they like' in response to Haka

London - New Zealand captain Kieran Read has insisted England "can do what they like" in response to the Haka at Twickenham on Saturday. The Haka, a Maori challenge, has long formed part of the pre kick-off routine of New Zealand, the reigning world champions. Back in 1989, Ireland captain Willie Anderson had his players link arms and advance towards 30

09 November 2018 10:10 AM CSA announces new intake of Academy members

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced a revamped programme for the National Men’s Academy that will see the selected squad being involved in a three-year cycle rather than the current one-year. "The Powerade National Academy Programme forms a very strategic part of our developmental pipeline," said CSA General Manager: Cricket, Corrie 22

08 November 2018 12:01 PM Don’t blame only Marx for Bok lineout woes

Cape Town - Malcolm Marx’s forwards coach at the Lions says the hooker should not take all the blame for the Springboks' lineout woes. Four Springbok linoeuts went astray in last Saturday’s 12-11 loss to England at Twickenham, with Marx criticised for his lineout throwing after the Test. Lions defence coach Philip Lemmer told Netwerk24 that while he could 33

04 November 2018 2:46 PM Rooney set to represent England... for one game only

London - Wayne Rooney is to come out of England retirement for a final one-off appearance against the United States in an international friendly at Wembley this month, the Football Association announced Sunday. Rooney, a record goalscorer for both Manchester United and England, has not played international football for nearly two years. But the 33-year-old 24

02 November 2018 10:12 AM Experimental Ireland to face Italy in Chicago

Chicago - Ireland return to the scene of one of their greatest victories here Saturday as the Six Nations champions face Italy at Chicago's Soldier Field in a one-off Test. Two years ago, a full-strength Irish side stunned New Zealand in a thrilling battle at the home of the Chicago Bears, claiming Ireland's first and only victory over the All Blacks 24

01 November 2018 12:28 PM Wales name debutant in side for Scotland

Cape Town - Luke Morgan will make his debut for Wales when he lines up on the wing against Scotland at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday. Morgan, Wales Sevens' all-time leading try scorer, will make his debut alongside the experienced duo of British & Irish Lions George North and Leigh Halfpenny. Meanwhile, flyhalf Jarrod Evans has been named 27

30 October 2018 10:17 AM Jake White backs calls for Rassie to coach Bulls

Cape Town - Former Springbok coach Jake White says it would be good for South African rugby if Rassie Erasmus coaches the Bulls in next year’s Super Rugby competition. A recent report linked Erasmus' name to the Bulls coaching job next season as the Pretoria franchise continue to hunt for a replacement for John Mitchell. Erasmus denied that he would 42

24 October 2018 5:57 AM Faf pours cold water on AB return rumours

Cape Town - Proteas captain Faf du Plessis has poured cold water on rumours that AB de Villiers could be involved in some capacity during next year’s Cricket World Cup in England. There were also suggestions that De Villiers could join the management team in some sort of capcity. However, Du Plessis on Tuesday told Netwerk24: “If we wanted him involved 23