2019 TOTAL AFCON

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Springbok’s Dyantyi under injury threat

Springbok winger, Aphiwe Dyantyi has been withdrawn from the training squad to undergo rehabilitation to a hamstring injury picked up in training last Friday. The 2018 World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year needs specialist treatment that will determine when he can return to the Boks. Meanwhile the Springboks are in Johannesburg ahead of the 

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First woman to referee in Australia’s scandal-plagued NRL

Australia’s National Rugby League will make history with its first female referee on Thursday night, as the NRL struggles to leave behind its “blokey” culture. Belinda Sharpe will be in charge for the clash between the Brisbane Broncos and Canterbury Bulldogs in Brisbane on Thursday. The appointment is momentous not just for Sharpe, a former 

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Police investigating Batchelor’s murder

Police have confirmed that they are investigating a case of murder following the death of former professional footballer Marc Batchelor. It is reported that Batchelor was shot by two men on motorbikes near Olivedale, north of Johannesburg on Monday night. The motive for the killing is still unknown. Batchelor remains one of the few players 

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I did not expect my career to lead me to Limpopo – Matlaba

New Black Leopards midfielder Thabo Matlaba says he did not expect his career to lead him to Limpopo. Matlaba joined Leopards last month from Orlando Pirates, with the player saying he had expected to end his career in Soweto. Matlaba says he is not bitter over how his relationship and Pirates ended. However, the player 

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South Africans are negative – Baxter

Bafana Bafana coach Stuart Baxter says South Africans are negative about their national team. He was speaking at the arrival of the national team from African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt on Saturday. Bafana were knocked out of the tournament by Nigeria in the quarter-finals last week. The team qualified for the second round 

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Smith talks about injury woes ahead of Currie Cup game against Bulls

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith admits they do have to deal with some niggles and blows heading into their first Currie Cup match of 2019 against the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Friday. The 2019 Currie Cup kicked-off this past weekend with three fixtures the most notable being the  Griquas beating defending Champions 

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