Rugby

South Africa: Horrific Knee Injury Sidelines Lions Centre

AllAfrica.com - 30 minutes ago
Mnisi, 27, left the field early in his side's 28-25 Super Rugby win against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The Lions announced on Monday that he midfielder has suffered multiple ligament injuries of the knee, including his anterior cruciate ...and...

Mnisi to miss rest of Super Rugby season

SBS - 2 hours ago
Mnisi is expected to be sidelined for up to nine months, making it unlikely he will return to the field in 2017. He was instrumental in helping South Africa's Lions to the Super Rugby final last season, leading to a call-up for the South Africa 'A ...and...

Nick Mallett reckons Stormers vs Bulls was “more like New Zealand teams playing”

The South African - 2 hours ago
The Cape Town side won 37-24 in a match that wasn't characterised by the usual skop, skiet en donner we might expect from South African rugby. In fact, Nick Mallet reckons the clash was akin to “two New Zealand sides”. Mallet said in his post-match ...and...

Are Stormers the Super Rugby team to watch this season?

BizNews - 3 hours ago
The Lions, Super Rugby runners-up last season, were the one South African team to show a suitably futuristic or at least up-to-the-minute playing style… perhaps the Stormers are going to pluck away that mantle in 2017. Until the start of the Stormers ...and...

Stormers' off-season has paid off

SuperSport - 3 hours ago
The feature South African derby of the opening round of Vodacom Super Rugby provided a reminder of the folly of just looking at team sheets when assessing and making predictions on how the competition might go. Of course Super Rugby has always been ...and...

Jones slams Italy's 'Trevor Chappell' rugby

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
The former Ireland fullback, who guided the Azzurri to their first-ever win over South Africa in November, added he was fed up with different standards being applied to Italy. "We beat South Africa and it is a terrible South Africa side; we do ...and...

Eddie Jones: Italian approach 'not rugby'

Irish Examiner - 7 hours ago
“We beat South Africa and it is 'a terrible South Africa side'; we do something different, 'you can't do that'. I am sick and tired of people having a pop and having a go.” O'Shea believes even Jones, privately, would welcome the challenge the visitors ...and...

Eddie Jones outfoxed

and he doesn't like it one bit - 10 hours ago
During his successful stint with Japan, Eddie Jones was known as an innovator; the World Cup victory over rugby superpower South Africa in Brighton two years ago was inspired by his unorthodox approach. It was seen as a David v Goliath triumph and ...and...

All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock chased by wealthy French club Toulon

Stuff.co.nz - 10 hours ago
If Boudjellal managed to snare the signature of the 28-year-old Whitelock, who has played 84 tests since 2010, it would be considered a blow for NZ Rugby who have recently re-signed valued employees Ben Smith and Israel Dagg. All Blacks captain Kieran ...and...

Super Rugby season begins with contrived format in the spotlight

Daily Maverick - 11 hours ago
Former Australia Rugby Union CEO John O'Neill thinks three teams should get the boot – suggesting one South African team, the Japanese team and the Argentinian side should all go. “You cannot continue with an 18-team competition, which isn't even a ...and...

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Super Rugby: Stormers brighten up dull weekend

Jacaranda FM - 27 minutes ago
Of concern for the Cape side, however, is the foot injury suffered by Springbok centre Damian de Allende. Lood de Jager made his Vodacom Bulls debut and the big Bok lock had to leave the field early because of a knock to the head. Powerful young centre ...and...

James Dalton in court for alleged assault

News24 - 37 minutes ago
Cape Town - Former Springbok rugby player James Dalton is back in court again – this time in Cape Town, on charges of assault, intimidation, and resisting arrest. Dalton, 44, was arrested in Sea Point on Thursday and spent the weekend behind bars.and...

De Jager blow for Bulls

Sport24 - 2 hours ago
Cape Town - The Bulls could be without Springbok lock Lood de Jager for Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. Having just moved to Pretoria, De Jager left the field in the 35th minute of his Bulls debut in Saturday's clash ...and...

An injury Stormers cannot afford

SuperSport - 3 hours ago
The joy of the DHL Stormers' convincing 37-24 win over the Vodacom Bulls in the opening weekend of Super Rugby should have been tempered for their fans by the sight of Damian de Allende hobbling in a moon-boot afterwards. The Springbok centre was ...and...

Former Springbok player expected in court on assault charges

Eyewitness News - 3 hours ago
CAPE TOWN – A former Springbok rugby player is expected in the Cape Town Magistrates Court on Monday on charges of assault, intimidation and resisting arrest. The 44-year-old was arrested last Thursday following an apparent altercation with police ...and...

Mallett compares Newlands derby to Kiwi duel

Sport24 - 4 hours ago
Cape Town - Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett compared Saturday night's South African Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and Bulls to that of a New Zealand derby. The Stormers outclassed the Bulls 37-24 in an exciting clash which saw nine tries ...and...

Max Rashbrooke Review: The Mikado, NZ Opera

Scoop.co.nz - 9 hours ago
Politics and art are a little bit like politics and rugby: as the Springbok tour showed, you can't entirely separate the two. And there are certainly plenty of politics around the Mikado, a show that is notionally set in a highly stereotyped ...and...

Mnisi's season is over

SuperSport - 15 hours ago
Emirates Lions midfielder Howard Msini became the first big name casualty of the 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby season in a weekend of physical clashes that left a number of teams eyeing medical reports with concern after round one of the tournament.and...

Super Rugby 2017: Africa One Round One Recap

RealSport101 (blog) - 16 hours ago
Pieter-Steph du Toit and RG Snyman both played in what was surely the best match that any team from Africa 1 featured in and they were both the stand out performers for their respective teams, but the Springbok incumbent narrowly pipped the young Bulls ...and...

Former Springbok player arrested in CT

Eyewitness News - 17 hours ago
CAPE TOWN – A former Springbok rugby player has spent the weekend in a Seapoint jail after he was arrested last week. It is understood the man, who cannot be named until his first court appearance, was apprehended following an altercation with police ...and...

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South Africa refuses to back Hayatou for CAF Presidency

The Zimbabwe Daily - 8 hours ago
A report posted by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) after their meeting with President Jacob Zuma was last week dismissed by the South African Minister of Sport and Recreation as a “careful distortion of the spirit of the meeting”. The ...and...

Handy Guide to Sport on Television this Week

Irish Times - 11 hours ago
4th ODI New Zealand v South Africa. NBA BT Sport 1 from 1am. Oklahoma City Jazz @ Thunder. TENNIS Sky Sports 1, 10am-2pm. Sky Sports 3, 3pm-7pm. ATP Dubai Championships. SOCCER Sky Sports 2 from 6pm (6.30) La Liga: Barcelona v...

Schools embrace dance as a new sports code

Highway Mail - 17 hours ago
SINCE dancing requires a lot of skill and athleticism, it is considered a sport around the world. South African schools agree and are adopting the Dance Sport School League (DSSL) as part of their sport offering to their learners. On Friday, dancers...

Blackcaps coach Mike Hesson wants side to put 159-run loss in the rear view mirror

Newshub - 1 day ago
Blackcaps coach Mike Hesson says his side needs to put Saturday night's blowout 159-run loss behind them and focus on winning the ODI series against world number one South Africa. The Blackcaps crumbled to 112 all out after the Proteas set them 272 for ...and...

Andrew Gourdie: Is live sport dead in New Zealand?

Newshub - 2 days ago
OPINION: The scene was set. The Blackcaps versus South Africa; our summer heroes against the number one ranked side in the world. Game three, the series tied at one-all. A beautiful day, 21 degrees and fine in the capital on a Saturday afternoon. Where ...and...

Infantino says Africa is "a big priority" whilst on Uganda visit

BBC Sport - 2 days ago
Infantino's visit to Uganda followed his trips to Zimbabwe and South Africa earlier in the week. "I decided to ... He later watched an Under-17 game between KCCA FC and Lweza FC before heading to Rubaga to open a new sports training facility. Infantino ...and...

Proteas' new-age bowlers sparkle

Sport24 - 2 days ago
Pretorius boasted the striking analysis of 5.2-1-5-3 in Wellington, and currently sports 12 scalps in the format at an average of 17 and economy rate of less than four and a half runs to the over. Meanwhile Phehlukwayo, who is a few ... The earlier ...and...

Cricket: Masterful AB De Villiers continues to shine

New Zealand Herald - 2 days ago
Who could blame New Zealand cricket fans gleaning closet joy from watching AB de Villiers bat? If you look beyond patriotism and embrace a love for the sport, the South African captain exceeds expectations on every score. He exudes the sort of grace to ...and...

New Zealand vs South Africa LIVE Streaming: Watch NZ vs SA 3rd ODI 2017 live streaming on OSN Play, Foxtel Go ...

India.com - 2 days ago
As for the live telecast, it will be available on Sky Sport 1 in New Zealand, Fox Sports 2 in Australia, Supersport in South Africa, Sky Sports in the United Kingdom (UK) and OSN Sports in the Middle East. The match will start at 6.30 am Indian ...and...

New Zealand vs South Africa, Live Streaming on OSN Play, Foxtel Go, SKY GO: 3rd ODI at Wellington

Cricket Country - 3 days ago
New Zealand take on South Africa in the third ODI of the five-match series, currently tied at 1-1. The live cricket streaming of the match will be officially available on OSN Play, Foxtel Go and SKY GO. As for the live telecast, it will be available on ...and...

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