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14 August 2018 7:20 AM Folau: Wallabies can soar against All Blacks

Sydney - Australia are beginning to reach their true potential, star fullback Israel Folau said on Tuesday, vowing to unleash his aerial prowess against the world champion All Blacks. Folau received a one-match ban after his last international outing when he sent Ireland skipper Peter O'Mahony sprawling in a clash for the high ball during their contentious 21

13 August 2018 8:24 AM Former England star set to join Sharks

Cape Town - Former England No 8 Nick Easter is reportedly set to join the Sharks in a coaching capacity. The 39-year-old, according to Rugby Pass, is on his way to Durban to help out the Sharks for the 2018 Currie Cup season. Easter, who played 54 Test matches for England between 2007 and 2015, was let go recently by Harlequins following the arrival 19

10 August 2018 10:59 AM Erasmus reaches 50-Test landmark at Lord's

Cape Town - Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Friday congratulated its senior umpire, Marais Erasmus, on achieving the milestone of 50 Test matches when he took the field today on the first playing day of the second Test match between England and India at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground in London. Marais is the 17umpire to reach this landmark and the second 77

09 August 2018 8:46 AM Aussie teenager signs for Manchester City

London - Australian teenager Daniel Arzani has been hailed as one of the country's "brightest young stars" by a Manchester City director after he signed for the Premier League champions on Thursday. The Iran-born 19-year-old joined from the champions' sister club Melbourne City and is expected to be sent out on loan. He was the youngest ever member of an Australia 33

08 August 2018 1:02 PM English club to limit Faf's Rugby Championship duty?

Cape Town - Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk may not feature in all of the national team's matches in this year's Rugby Championship. De Klerk plies his trade at English club Sale Sharks and it appears as though the club is not eager for him to play in all six of South Africa’s matches in the southern hemisphere competition. This follows after a report 22

08 August 2018 6:26 AM South African in line to coach Black Caps

Cape Town - A South African is reportedly one of the favourites to become the next head coach of New Zealand’s national cricket team. According to the Stuff.co.nz website, Central Stags coach Heinrich Malan and Canterbury's Gary Stead are the two main candidates, with final interviews scheduled for this week. The 37-year-old Malan, who was born in Pretoria 36

08 August 2018 5:38 AM Star Australian fullback Billy Slater to retire

Melbourne - Queensland and Australia fullback Billy Slater has confirmed he will retire from rugby league at the end of the NRL season. The 35-year-old Slater played 30 tests for Australia, 31 State of Origin matches for Queensland - including eight series wins - and won two NRL premierships with the Melbourne Storm during a 16-year professional career 30

07 August 2018 1:14 PM Two late chanegs to SA Schools squad

Cape Town - Sharks Under-18 players Thabiso Mdletshe (prop) and Mzwandile Menze (centre), have been added to the SA Schools squad following the injury-enforced withdrawal of two players. Banele Mthenjane (prop, Nelspruit High School), one of three players who also featured for the SA Schools side in 2017, and Lionel April (flyhalf, Hermanus High School) 27

07 August 2018 11:12 AM Former Lions, WP bowler lands top UCT job

Cape Town - Former Western Province and Highveld Lions fast bowler Eugene Moleon has been named the University of Cape Town Cricket Club’s new head coach for the 2018/19 season. The news was confirmed by South Africa's Club Cricket website on Tuesday. Moleon will take over from Paul Phillipson, who has accepted a coaching post at Wynberg Boys’ High School 23

06 August 2018 12:18 PM Ronaldo's Juventus debut to be streamed live

London - Cristiano Ronaldo's debut for Juventus is among a series of games from Italy's Serie A and Spain's La Liga to be broadcast for free on Facebook in the UK and Ireland this season. UK rights holders Eleven Sports announced on Monday it had reached an agreement with the social media giant that will see at least one live match from both leagues 26