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11 December 2018 4:34 PM Boks looking at 'about 40' players for World Cup

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says he is looking at "around 40" players as possible squad members for next year's World Cup in Japan. There are only four Test matches remaining for the Boks between now and the start of the tournament in September next year, and Erasmus must settle on a squad of 31 that will travel to the first ever World 17

11 December 2018 12:44 PM Kings to return to Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in 2019

Cape Town - The Southern Kings will return to the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in 2019 when the PRO14 gets underway again. After struggling to settle on a new lease agreement with the Mandela Bay Development Agency, the Kings have played their last 5 matches at the modest Madibaz Stadium. But, according to the Herald, a deal has now close to being finalised 18

10 December 2018 7:43 PM Molinari named European Tour Golfer of the Year

London - Francesco Molinari won the European Tour's Golfer of the Year award on Monday to cap a memorable 2018 for the Italian. Molinari became the first Italian to win a major when he clinched the British Open at Carnoustie earlier this year. That triumph followed his victory in the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth and a maiden PGA Tour title in the Quicken 17

10 December 2018 10:59 AM Have the Bulls managed to twist Matfield's arm?

Cape Town - Have the Blue Bulls Company managed to twist Victor Matfield's arm and persuaded him to take over the reigns as Bulls' Super Rugby coach in 2019? Matfield, along with Pote Human and Deon Davids, was part of a three-man shortlist to take over from the recently departed John Mitchell. Matfield, who played 140 Super Rugby matches for the Bulls 19

08 December 2018 12:31 PM Arthur calls on Pakistan to toughen up ahead of SA tour

Abu Dhabi - Disgruntled coach Mickey Arthur demanded his players toughen up and seize key moments in Test matches after sloppy batting handed New Zealand an away series win over Pakistan for the first time in 49 years. New Zealand pulled off a come-from-behind 123-run victory in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday to end their long wait for a 2-1 series 50

07 December 2018 7:30 PM Garces, Gardner to ref biggest 6 Nations matches

Dublin - Jerome Garces and Angus Gardner will referee the most anticipated Six Nations matches after being involved in two of the biggest calls during the November rugby internationals. Garces will take charge of Ireland-England at Lansdowne Road on February 2 during the opening weekend of the championship. The French ref last month made the final call on England's 46

07 December 2018 4:29 PM SABC apologises for lack of radio coverage for PSL games

Cape Town - The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has apologised for the lack of radio commentary for ABSA Premiership games this season. At present, the SABC only covers PSL games on television through SABC 1. In a statement released on Friday afternoon, the SABC said that they would continue to work with the PSL "in order to find an amicable 49

06 December 2018 4:20 PM Leicester City crash helicopter rotor pedals failed: probe

London - Disconnected cockpit pedals caused the helicopter crash that killed the Thai billionaire owner of Leicester City football club and four others on October 28, a British investigation found on Thursday. The death of Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha shocked global sport and left the small city in the heart of England in mourning two years after their improbable 20

05 December 2018 7:48 AM Double RWC winner Vito extends La Rochelle contract

La Rochelle - New Zealand's two-time Rugby World Cup winner Victor Vito has signed a three-year contract extension with La Rochelle, the club announced on Tuesday. Vito, who lifted the Webb Ellis trophy both in 2011 and four years later, joined the Top 14 club in 2016 and was named the league's player of the season during his first campaign in France 25

04 December 2018 9:32 AM CT Blitz get creative with ticket prices for Jozi Stars clash

Cape Town - The Cape Town Blitz are offering a unique ticket special for Tuesday night's Mzansi Super League clash against the Jozi Stars. The tournament, in its first year, has struggled to pull big numbers through gates around the country with the 7 000 that attended the first match between the Blitz and the Tshwane Spartans at Newlands back on November 30