Wales narrowly advance to WC semi-finals

20 October 2019, 12:48 PM
Ross Moriarty scored the winning try as Wales exploited their numerical superiority to rally for a 20-19 victory over France in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals on Sunday (October 20) after French lock Sebastien Vahaamahina had been shown a red card.
Sebastien Vahaamahina
Ntseki expects physical game against Mali 10 October 2019, 9:21 PM

Bafana Bafana coach Molefi Ntseki is happy with the way his players performed during a practice match against Port Elizabeth-based Absa Premiership side Chippa United at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Thursday.

Former players condemn alcohol abuse 10 October 2019, 9:10 PM

Football personalities have condemned alcohol abuse amongst professional players that has seen many players losing their lives. Golden Arrows coach Steve Komphela, Kaizer Chiefs legend Doctor Khumalo, Mamelodi Sundowns captain Hlompho Kekana and Teboho Mokoena from SuperSport United attended the event in Midrand, Johannesburg on Thursday.

Two changes for Cheetahs ahead of Pro 14 clash against Munster 10 October 2019, 8:30 PM

The Toyota Cheetahs will look to continue their winning start on Friday against Munster Rugby in the Guinness Pro 14 campaign at Free State Stadium.

Telkom Knockout: Last 16 dates, venues, kick-off times confirmed 10 October 2019, 5:12 PM

Following the exciting 2019/20 Telkom Knockout launch and round of 16 draw on Wednesday, the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has confirmed the round of 16 dates, venues and kick-off times.

McCoughtry hails programmes like NBA Africa and Basketball without Boarders 10 October 2019, 4:18 PM

Atlanta Dream forward Angel McCoughtry says she was surprised to see that some of the girls that attended her basketball clinics in Mahwelereng and the University of Limpopo in Mankweng lacked basics for the sport.

Kagiso Rabada
Proteas on the back foot at the end of day one 10 October 2019, 2:21 PM

The Protea’s are on the back foot as bad light stops play on day one of the second cricket test against India in Pune.

Williams looking forward into representing Bafana at home town 10 October 2019, 11:06 AM

Port Elizabeth-born and bred Bafana Bafana goal-keeper, Ronwen Williams, is looking forward to playing for the national team for the first time, before his home crowd.

Two Rugby World Cup matches cancelled ahead of Typhoon Hagibis 10 October 2019, 8:52 AM

Two matches have been cancelled at the Rugby World Cup in Japan, due to the dangers of Typhoon Hagibis.

Scotland’s win over Russia the ideal prep for Japan clash 10 October 2019, 6:36 AM

Part one of Scotland’s four-day World Cup survival plan has been achieved and the comparative ease with which they saw off Russia should fill coach Gregor Townsend with confidence ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Japan in Yokohama.

Phehlukwayo embraces challenge of being MSL marquee player 9 October 2019, 9:27 PM

Proteas ace Andile Phehlukwayo says he is embracing the challenge of being a marquee player in Mzansi Super League (MSL) 2.0 rather than thinking about it as an extra responsibility.

Lebusa looks to solidify his place in Bafana squad 9 October 2019, 8:28 PM

Left-footed centre-backs are rare to find and having a player like Musa Lebusa at Bafana Bafana is very exciting at this stage of the modern game.

Proteas aiming to throw first punch in second test against India 9 October 2019, 7:00 PM

The Proteas will be looking to throw the first punch when they take on India in the second of three ICC World Test Championship matches starting on Thursday morning in Pune, India.

Hunt laments quality of SA midfielders and calls for more consistency 9 October 2019, 6:01 PM

Bidvest Wits head coach Gavin Hunt has highlighted the importance of consistency in football, both at his club and within the general spectrum of South African football.

Maritzburg ready to challenge in Telkom Knockout after drawing Wits 9 October 2019, 5:40 PM

Maritzburg United coach Eric Tinkler says their recent improvement in form means they can have a real go at trying to win the Telkom Knockout that gets underway next weekend.

Cosmos’ Hanamub humbled by team support 9 October 2019, 4:49 PM

Jomo Cosmos and Namibia defender Riaan Hanamub says he did not expect Cosmos to support him as much as they have following the passing of his mother and sister in a car accident in August this year.

We’re not worried about our jobs at Cape Town City – Manousakis 9 October 2019, 4:21 PM

Cape Town City assistant Vasili Manousakis insists that he and head coach Benni McCarthy do not fear for their jobs despite a poor start to the 2019/20 season.

Argentina records second win at Rugby World Cup 9 October 2019, 12:02 PM

Argentina have recorded their second win at the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Red-hot Reinach gives Bok coach headache after record hat-trick 9 October 2019, 6:45 AM

South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus has a potential selection headache after third-choice scrum-half Cobus Reinach scored the fastest ever Rugby World Cup hat-trick in a dazzling individual display during Tuesday’s 66-7 Pool B win over minnows Canada.

SA U23’s to use Egypt trip to acclimitise for AFCON – Notoane 8 October 2019, 7:27 PM

South African national U-23 head coach David Notoane says he will use this week’s international friendly matches against hosts Egypt in Cairo to test players who are new in his set up for next month’s African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournament.

Ntseki to introduce international scouts at Bafana 8 October 2019, 6:11 PM

Kaizer Chiefs new signee Kearyn Baccus is one of the players who has attracted the eye of Bafana Bafana head coach Molefi Ntseki.

Bafana’s injury list grows longer 8 October 2019, 5:48 PM

The Bafana Bafana camp continues to be affected by injuries ahead of their crucial international friendly match against one of the top West African sides, Mali, in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

Springboks thump Canada, march into quarterfinals 8 October 2019, 2:30 PM

South Africa have booked their place in the quarter-finals of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan with a 66-7 bonus point win over Canada in their final pool match in Kobe.

Na squanders lead before beating Cantlay in Vegas playoff 8 October 2019, 10:12 AM

Kevin Na squandered a four-shot lead on the back nine but came up trumps in a playoff against Patrick Cantlay to win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas on Sunday.

Lionel Messi
Ruthless Barca thrash Sevilla but have two players sent off 8 October 2019, 7:14 AM

Lionel Messi scored his first goal of the season as Barcelona beat Sevilla 4-0 on Sunday to climb into second place in the La Liga standings behind Real Madrid but ended the game with nine men as Ousmane Dembele and debutant Ronald Araujo were sent off.

Siya Kolisi
Springboks expected to be clinical against Canada 7 October 2019, 9:20 PM

Springboks backline and assistant coach Mzwandile Stick believes that playing a closed book like Canada in their last Pool B match at the Rugby World Cup makes no difference because their game plan will stay the same.

We did not capitalise on 1996 AFCON success – Barker 7 October 2019, 6:30 PM

Former Bafana Bafana coach Clive Barker believes South African football has been plummeting since the mid-1990s when they won the Africa Cup of Nations.

Proteas’ coach pleased with teams fight back against India 7 October 2019, 5:04 PM

Proteas interim Team Director (Head Coach) Enoch Nkwe says that he is pleased with his teams’ fighting spirit in the opening Test albeit all in a losing course as they went down to India by 205 runs.

Bafana Bafana visit Nelson Mandela Hospital for Children 7 October 2019, 3:28 PM

Bafana Bafana players visited the Nelson Mandela Hospital for Children in Johannesburg ahead of their match against Mali later this week.

Mayambela grateful to join Cape Town City 7 October 2019, 1:19 PM

Mark Mayambela has finally found a new home, having been snapped up by Cape Town City.

Siya Kolisi
Kolisi raring to go for Boks final pool B clash 7 October 2019, 1:11 PM

Springbok captain, Siya Kolisi, says he is fit and raring to go as he leads the Springboks onto the field for the second time in five days on Tuesday.