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16 January 2019 9:31 AM Specman eager to prove he belongs in Super Rugby

Cape Town - Bulls wing Rosko Specman is eager to prove that he belongs in the XV-man code. Specman made headlines in sevens rugby over the past few seasons and was a vital member of the Blitzboks team that won consecutive World Rugby Sevens Series crowns. But the 29-year-old is now committed to the XV-man code and has been included in the Bulls’ Super 155

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 95

15 January 2019 4:47 AM WATCH: Benni's tribute to 'Chippaldinho' Masinga

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana legend Benni McCarthy has paid tribute to Phil 'Chippa' Masinga - whom he dubs Chippaldinho - in a fitting video following his untimely passing from cancer. McCarthy, now head coach of Cape Town City, says that the 49-year-old "paved the way" for the now retired forward when he got into the Bafana Bafana squad. Further efforts 40

13 January 2019 9:56 AM JUST IN: SA soccer legend Phil 'Chippa' Masinga dies

Cape Town - The South African Football Association (SAFA) has confirmed that Bafana Bafana legend Phil "Chippa" Masinga has died. Masinga was admitted to hospital in December where he was said to be suffering from an "undisclosed illness". He played 58 times for the South African team, scoring 18 goals in national colours and was part of the famous squad 37

11 January 2019 10:04 AM Improvement high on the agenda for SA Rugby Sevens Academy

Cape Town - The SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad will be looking for an improved performance in Chile where they will contest the second tournament of the Sudamerica Rugby Sevens circuit on Saturday and Sunday. The South Africans travelled to Vina del Mar on Monday after a sixth-place finish in Uruguay's Punta del Este Sevens tournament last weekend, and will be keen to deliver 40

10 January 2019 2:46 PM Markram passed fit for Wanderers Test

Cape Town - Proteas opener Aiden Markram has been passed fully fit for the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers. There had been concern over Markram's availability after he went crashing into an advertising board while fielding on day three of the second Test at Newlands. It left the 24-year-old with a bruised thigh and he could not come out to bat on the fourth 40

10 January 2019 6:40 AM Pumas lock lands one-year Waratahs deal

Cape Town - Pumas lock Le Roux Roets has landed a one-year deal with the Waratahs ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season. The 23-year-old was impressive in the 2018 edition of the Currie Cup and he has done enough to earn a shot at the 2014 Super Rugby champions. "We first noticed his talent in the Currie Cup and we have been searching for a big, aggressive 29

10 January 2019 4:50 AM Sick Marsh ruled out of 1st India ODI

Sydney - Australia on Thursday drafted Perth Scorchers batsman Ashton Turner as cover for Mitchell Marsh who was ruled out of the first one-day international against India in Sydney with a gastro bug. All-rounder Marsh has spent two days in hospital with his availability for the other two games in the series - in Adelaide and Melbourne - under a cloud 40

09 January 2019 3:10 PM Former Kings centre finds a home at the Sunwolves

Cape Town - Former Kings centre Shane Gates is among seven players announced as additions to the Sunwolves' 2019 Super Rugby squad. Port Elizabeth-born Gates, 26, played for the Kings between 2011 and 2016, but subsequently has been plying his trade with the NTT Communications Shining Arcs in Japan. In 2017 it was reported that Gates was eyeing a Test career 51

09 January 2019 1:52 PM Albie Morkel calls it a day, retires from all cricket

Cape Town - Former Proteas all-rounder Albie Morkel has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. Morkel, 37, called time on his 20-year career, which saw him represent South Africa and captain and play for the Titans. "Time has run out for me on the cricket field, and I would like to announce my retirement from the game. The last 20 years 40