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Rugby

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Former Springboks in the clear after Corona.

Five former Springboks who recently tested positive for the Covid-19 virus have been given the all-clear. Divan Serfontein,  Danie Gerber, Colin Beck, Burger Geldenhuys and Robbie Blair have all recovered. Danie Gerber was the first to test positive for...

Vandyke Sports and RESULT Sports to drive Africa’s first Sports innovation Hub in Partnership...

The University of Port Harcourt (Uniport)  and it’s Uniport Sports Institute  and Vandyke Sportscom Limited also known as Vandyke Sports have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on August 1, 2020.  The MOU was signed by Professor Stephen Okodudu, Vice-Chancellor of the University of...

South African Rugby insists 2021 Lions tour will go on

The British & Irish Lions tour in 2021 is still due to go ahead, although the door has now been opened for a possible date change. South Africa Rugby made clear in a statement on Monday that it...

Itoje wants England to learn from boxer Eubank example

Maro Itoje has compared England's position to that of boxer Chris Eubank as they prepare to face Wales in the Six Nations at Cardiff on Saturday. The now retired Eubank cultivated an image as a boxer fans loved to hate,...

Australia offers to host Lions’ South Africa tour: reports

Rugby Australia has offered to host this year's British and Irish Lions series against South Africa, reports said Monday (February 1). Fears have grown that the invitational side's highly anticipated tour could be cancelled as South Africa's Covid-19 cases ballooned...

Lions leapfrog Sharks in SA Currie Cup

A brilliant break by Wandisile Simelane set up Tiaan Swanepoel for a victory-sealing try as the Lions defeated the Sharks 27-12 Saturday (December 19) in the South African Currie Cup.   The outcome of the fourth round match at Ellis Park in...

Dramatic win for Sharks over Bulls in SA Currie Cup

Recent Sharks recruit Yaw Penxe scored a try brilliantly engineered by Curwin Bosch to snatch a 32-29 victory over the Bulls Saturday in a South African Currie Cup thriller. Fly-half Bosch spotted Penxe unmarked and delivered a perfectly weighted cross kick which...

Steyn stars as Cheetahs keep Currie Cup double hopes alive

Two-time Rugby World Cup winner Francois Steyn kicked 17 points as the Cheetahs overpowered the Sharks 37-10 Sunday (December 27) to bolster hopes of back-to-back South African Currie Cup titles. The 33-year-old centre converted tries by captain and lock Carl...

Hear Them Roar: Kenya’s Lionesses hunt for rugby greatness

Kenya's rugby team, The Lionesses have just qualified for a key tournament in their hunt for a place at the World Cup. bird story agency caught up with the team at a recent practice. They and teams of women...

Springboks’ Kolbe returns and scores as Toulouse crush Agen

South African Rugby World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe scored in his first game since mid-October as Toulouse hammered bottom side Agen 63-18 on Saturday (November 28) in the French Top 14. Kolbe came off the bench just before the hour...
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