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15 August 2018 12:14 PM Paige, Schoeman start for Cheetahs against Bulls

Bloemfontein - The Free State Cheetahs have named their team for Friday’s Currie Cup opener against the Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium. Former Bulls halfbacks - scrumhalf Rudy Paige and Tian Schoeman - will line-up in the starting team against their former team-mates. Oupa Mohoje will captain the side which will feature a number of players making 17

15 August 2018 10:29 AM Lions announce the signing of 6 more players

Cape Town - Following the announcement on Tuesday that six Lions players had extended their stays at the Johannesburg-based franchise, comes the news that another six players have now put pen to paper. On Tuesday, the Super Rugby runners-up released a statement announcing that captain and No 8 Warren Whiteley, hooker Malcolm Marx, scrumhalf Ross Cronje 19

15 August 2018 9:44 AM Zidane keen on replacing Mourinho at Man United

Cape Town - Reports in France are suggesting that multiple Champions League winning coach Zinedine Zidane is already plotting a move to the Premier League. According to L'equipe, Zidane who has lifted the Champions League with Real Madrid over three consecutive years is already eyeing a return to management in the Premier League with Manchester United 17

15 August 2018 7:21 AM Wales defence coach Edwards takes role with Ospreys

London - Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has agreed to work with the Ospreys in a consultancy role. Edwards, who recently revealed he will become head coach of rugby league side Wigan in 2020, plans to combine the Ospreys role with his Wales duties. "For me it is a great opportunity to work alongside some great players, a lot of which I know from their 17

14 August 2018 4:15 PM 6 more Lions extend their stay

Cape Town - Following the announcement yesterday that Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe had signed one-year contract extensions with the Lions, six more players have put pen to paper to join them. The Lions on Tuesday announced that captain and No 8 Warren Whiteley, hooker Malcolm Marx, scrumhalf Ross Cronje, winger Aphiwe Dyantyi, flank Cyle Brink and lock Marvin 24

14 August 2018 4:28 AM Bok backline pair extend Lions stay

Cape Town - After a month of departures from the union, there was some good news at last for the Lions with Springboks Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe extending their contracts. The union reported on Monday that the pair, who are both currently training with the Springboks ahead of the Rugby Championship, had signed one-year contract extensions 17

12 August 2018 11:39 AM Wallabies skipper Hooper fit to face All Blacks

Sydney - Wallabies captain Michael Hooper was Sunday included in a trimmed-down squad for the opening Bledisloe Cup clash against the All Blacks after being cleared to play following a hamstring injury. Hooper, who signed a five-year contract with Rugby Australia on Friday, had been racing to be fit for Saturday's clash in Sydney after picking up the injury 32

11 August 2018 10:11 PM Tsitsipas battles past Anderson into Toronto final

Toronto - Kevin Anderson suffered an agonising loss to Stefanos Tsitsipas in the semi-finals of the Toronto Masters on Saturday. The Greek young gun, who turns 20 on Sunday, defeated the South African fourth seed 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 7-6 (9/7). It was a tightly-contested battle that went down to the wire, with Tsitsipas claiming the only break of serve in the match 20

11 August 2018 8:26 PM Tiger charges into the hunt as Koepka takes lead

St. Louis - Tiger Woods birdied five of the first eight holes and charged into contention for his first major title since 2008 in Saturday's third round of the PGA Championship. The 14-time major champion, in the eighth month of his comeback from spinal fusion surgery after years of back injuries, shared third on eight-under-par after seven holes at Bellerive 30

09 August 2018 10:21 AM Wallabies skipper commits to Aussie rugby

Cape Town - Wallabies and Waratahs flanker and captain Michael Hooper has given Australian rugby a massive boost, committing to a fresh five-year contract. The new contract will take Hooper through the next two Rugby World Cups and to the end of 2023. It's not the first five-year contract in Australian rugby - Lote Tuqiri signed a five-year deal in 2007 but was sacked 20