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#Cape Town

# cape-town - September September 2022

Pete Wilkins: Adam Byrne's omission from South Africa tour 'no big story' From The42

Pete Wilkins: Adam Byrne's omission from South Africa tour 'no big story'

Sep 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 12,228 Views 6 Comments

Byrne will have to wait until at least the first home game against Munster next month to make his debut.

Fiji dazzle to beat New Zealand in World Cup Sevens final
# Cape Town
From The42
# Cape Town

Fiji dazzle to beat New Zealand in World Cup Sevens final

Sep 11th 2022, 9:44 PM 7,353 Views 1 Comment

Meanwhile, Australia denied New Zealand a third successive women’s title.

Ireland beat Australia to win bronze at Sevens World Cup
# History Makers
From The42
# History Makers

Ireland beat Australia to win bronze at Sevens World Cup

Sep 11th 2022, 7:20 PM 19,013 Views 8 Comments

Terry Kennedy provided two moments of magic as Ireland won 19-14 at the Cape Town Stadium.

Ireland fall short after pushing New Zealand all the way in Sevens World Cup semi-final
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

Ireland fall short after pushing New Zealand all the way in Sevens World Cup semi-final

Updated Sep 11th 2022, 5:20 PM 41,627 Views 10 Comments

Elsewhere, the Ireland women delivered an impressive performance against England to secure a seventh-place finish.

Superb Ireland stun hosts South Africa to secure Sevens World Cup semi-final spot
# Cape Town
From The42
# Cape Town

Superb Ireland stun hosts South Africa to secure Sevens World Cup semi-final spot

Updated Sep 10th 2022, 9:53 PM 54,705 Views 32 Comments

Ireland’s men’s 7s team reached a famous semi-final but there was disappointment for the women’s team.

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams reach World Cup quarter-finals
# Cape Town
From The42
# Cape Town

Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams reach World Cup quarter-finals

Updated Sep 9th 2022, 1:58 PM 11,319 Views 4 Comments

Both teams will play in the final eight on Saturday night in Cape Town.

'When we’re on it, we can beat the best in the world' - Ireland aiming high at World Cup
# Sevens Rugby
From The42
# Sevens Rugby

'When we’re on it, we can beat the best in the world' - Ireland aiming high at World Cup

Sep 6th 2022, 6:00 AM 8,739 Views 1 Comment

Captain Billy Dardis is feeling confident ahead of this weekend’s tournament in Cape Town.

# cape-town - This year 2022

Kolisi scores as Springboks outmuscle Wales to win series
# Cape Town
From The42
# Cape Town

Kolisi scores as Springboks outmuscle Wales to win series

Jul 16th 2022, 6:40 PM 9,472 Views 7 Comments

South Africa outmuscled Wales to win the third Test 30-14 on Saturday.

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town
# Table Toppers
From The42
# Table Toppers

All eyes on Frawley at 10 but Leinster's pack must lead charge in Cape Town

Apr 30th 2022, 7:30 AM 6,597 Views 9 Comments

Leo Cullen has rotated his side again as Leinster look for a big win against the Stormers.

Irish internationals and Luke Marshall return as Ulster confirm South Africa touring squad
# On The Road
From The42
# On The Road

Irish internationals and Luke Marshall return as Ulster confirm South Africa touring squad

Mar 22nd 2022, 1:39 PM 7,276 Views 14 Comments

The squad travelled to Cape Town yesterday ahead of the upcoming URC games.

Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building

Jan 11th 2022, 2:58 PM 6,902 Views 0 Comments

Zandile Mafe, 49, today appeared in a courtroom in Cape Town for a bail hearing.

Man suspected of starting fire that gutted South Africa parliament buildings appears in court
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Man suspected of starting fire that gutted South Africa parliament buildings appears in court

Jan 4th 2022, 1:12 PM 17,563 Views 0 Comments

The complex in the centre of Cape Town includes some buildings that are 130 years old.

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control

Updated Jan 3rd 2022, 4:41 PM 21,760 Views 2 Comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters yesterday that a man had been held and that the building’s sprinkler systems had apparently failed.

One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building
# Roof Collapse
# Roof Collapse

One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building

Updated Jan 2nd 2022, 3:29 PM 40,413 Views 1 Comment

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters at the scene that an arrest had been made.

# cape-town - Last year 2021

Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa

Dec 31st 2021, 1:53 PM 6,445 Views 2 Comments

The globally revered anti-apartheid icon died peacefully aged 90 on Sunday.

South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu
# Desmond Tutu
# Desmond Tutu

South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu

Dec 27th 2021, 1:50 PM 6,864 Views 4 Comments

The anti-apartheid activist passed away yesterday at the age of 90.

History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions
# Last Gasp
From The42
# Last Gasp

History repeats itself as 37-year-old Steyn kicks Boks to victory over the Lions

Aug 7th 2021, 7:10 PM 48,482 Views 128 Comments

The replacement out-half slotted two late penalties to win it for the Boks.

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test
# William Hill
From The42
# William Hill

Time to press the Bundee button: Talking points ahead of the final Lions Test

Aug 6th 2021, 8:00 AM 4,745 Views 1 Comment

With the sides tied at one win apiece, the series will be decided in Cape Town on Saturday.

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'
# Awj
From The42
# Awj

'We don't want to stifle ourselves too much relying on the kicking game'

Aug 5th 2021, 10:00 PM 7,645 Views 4 Comments

Alun Wyn Jones is looking forward to seeing Bundee Aki and Robbie Henshaw playing together.

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Bundee Aki starts for the Lions as Gatland makes six changes for final Test

Aug 3rd 2021, 11:59 AM 56,273 Views 57 Comments

Ali Price, Liam Williams, Josh Adams, Ken Owens, and Wyn Jones all start too.

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

The talking is finally done and the Lions have a shot at the series

Jul 31st 2021, 6:55 AM 24,480 Views 16 Comments

The kicking and set-piece contests will be crucial again this evening.

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory
# One Up
From The42
# One Up

Gatland's Lions overcome half-time deficit in brilliant first Test victory

Jul 24th 2021, 7:02 PM 48,210 Views 55 Comments

The Boks led 12-3 at the break but the tourists were outstanding in the second half.

Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic
# First Test
From The42
# First Test

Lions and Springboks' clash in Cape Town has the makings of a classic

Updated Jul 24th 2021, 10:00 AM 18,569 Views 2 Comments

Warren Gatland’s tourists will need to get out in front in the first half.

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Henshaw, Furlong and Conan start for Gatland's Lions in the first Test

Jul 21st 2021, 10:00 AM 34,764 Views 37 Comments

Conor Murray and Tadhg Beirne have been included on the bench.

Confirmed: All three Lions Tests will take place at sea level in Cape Town
# Mother City
From The42
# Mother City

Confirmed: All three Lions Tests will take place at sea level in Cape Town

Jul 20th 2021, 3:58 PM 3,340 Views 0 Comments

Johannesburg is at the centre of the third wave of Covid-19 in South Africa.

Conan among the tries as Lions finish Test build-up with win over Stormers
# Final Audition
From The42
# Final Audition

Conan among the tries as Lions finish Test build-up with win over Stormers

Jul 17th 2021, 6:47 PM 28,656 Views 21 Comments

Tadhg Beirne also impressed as the tourists racked up a 49-3 victory.

Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class
# Test
From The42
# Test

Lions suffer first loss as Erasmus' South Africa serve reminder of their class

Jul 14th 2021, 9:00 PM 46,673 Views 23 Comments

Warren Gatland’s men were second best in an enthralling encounter in Cape Town.

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

This Lions tour is about to go up a few notches tonight in Cape Town

Jul 14th 2021, 8:00 AM 26,233 Views 8 Comments

Conor Murray leads the Lions for their biggest challenge yet.

'The schedule is the schedule' - Lions won't accommodate Rassie's wish
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

'The schedule is the schedule' - Lions won't accommodate Rassie's wish

Jul 13th 2021, 2:59 PM 5,946 Views 1 Comment

Warren Gatland’s men are due to face the Stormers this weekend.

Lions could play Stormers on Wednesday with uncertainty over Boks camp
# Schedule
From The42
# Schedule

Lions could play Stormers on Wednesday with uncertainty over Boks camp

Jul 9th 2021, 7:28 PM 5,950 Views 3 Comments

Robbie Henshaw is close to a return from his hamstring strain.

Wildfire at Cape Town's Table Mountain brought under control after forcing evacuations
# South Africa
# South Africa

Wildfire at Cape Town's Table Mountain brought under control after forcing evacuations

Updated Apr 19th 2021, 8:47 PM 23,628 Views 3 Comments

Devil’s Peak was lit up by flames as the fire raged through the night.

# cape-town - All time

Springboks star nearly lost leg after freak injury
# Accident
From The42
# Accident

Springboks star nearly lost leg after freak injury

Mar 17th 2020, 8:32 PM 14,918 Views 3 Comments

Pieter-Steph du Toit suffered a haematoma, a solid swelling of clotted blood within the tissue.

Terry Kennedy scorches in last-gasp winner as Ireland 7s shock Australia
# Cape Crusader
From The42
# Cape Crusader

Terry Kennedy scorches in last-gasp winner as Ireland 7s shock Australia

Dec 13th 2019, 5:46 PM 11,579 Views 4 Comments

‘To come out and put on a performance like that against a side that pumped us last week is really encouraging.’

Man arrested over murder of John Curran in Cape Town
# South Africa
# South Africa

Man arrested over murder of John Curran in Cape Town

Nov 24th 2018, 6:50 PM 14,430 Views 0 Comments

The charity worker was found dead at his apartment earlier this month.

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions
# Water Crisis
# Water Crisis

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions

Jul 7th 2018, 9:45 AM 29,475 Views 34 Comments

Earlier this year, Cape Town came within weeks of forcing residents to queue for water rations at public stations as a result of a drought.

Here's all you need to know about the Australian cricket scandal
# Review
From The42
# Review

Here's all you need to know about the Australian cricket scandal

Mar 28th 2018, 10:50 PM 5,053 Views 5 Comments

We take a look at the chain of events and subsequent fallout from the incident.

Two die abseiling on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain
# South Africa
# South Africa

Two die abseiling on Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain

Jan 2nd 2018, 6:01 PM 19,710 Views 7 Comments

Hundreds were stranded for hours during the subsequent rescue effort.

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

Trial begins of South African man accused of murdering family

Apr 24th 2017, 9:42 PM 27,336 Views 0 Comments

Henri van Breda has blamed the murders on a masked intruder.

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa
# Hell At Home
# Hell At Home

Murdered because he was jealous of her success: women at risk in South Africa

Jan 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 18,448 Views 11 Comments

“For every ten cases in which we arrest the perpetrator, eight complaints are withdrawn because he is the breadwinner”.

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest
# Cape Town
# Cape Town

A row over college fees in South Africa has escalated into major unrest

Oct 27th 2016, 8:41 AM 8,115 Views 15 Comments

Yesterday, riot police dispersed students who gathered outside parliament.

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