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#South Africa

# south-africa - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

From The42 Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Critical

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig'

The South African is locked in a bitter dispute with the federation over their rule requiring her to artificially lower her testosterone to compete.

# south-africa - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From The42 China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16 Wwc 2019 This post contains videos

China edge out South Africa as Germany qualify for World Cup last 16

Li Ying scored the only goal of the game in Paris.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

From The42 Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow Gats

Gatland set to be named Lions head coach for the third time tomorrow

The 2021 Tour is to South Africa.

# south-africa - Saturday 8 June, 2019

From The42 Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker Roja Roll

Pair of penalties give Spain comeback win over South Africa after Kgatlana cracker

Jennifer Hermosa struck twice from the spot to deliver the win for Spain.

# south-africa - Friday 7 June, 2019

14 lions on the loose in South Africa after escape from national park

The lions were spotted near Kruger National Park.

# south-africa - Thursday 6 June, 2019

Toddler killed by leopard in South African national park

The two-year-old boy was the son of a staff member.

# south-africa - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Arnold Schwarzenegger reassures fans after being attacked at event in South Africa

The 71 year-old was kicked in the back during a sports event in Johannesburg.

# south-africa - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From The42 'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows' Irish Abroad

'It came as a shock because South African rugby is famous for second rows'

26-year-old Jerry Sexton has earned a contract in the Pro14 with the Southern Kings.

# south-africa - Friday 10 May, 2019

From The42 Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report Lions 2021

Warren Gatland set to take charge of third Lions tour - report

The Wales boss is unbeaten against two southern hemisphere powerhouses, and now he looks set to take on South Africa..

# south-africa - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

From The42 Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back Unbowed

Semenya vows court decision won't hold her back

The South African athlete has 30 days to appeal the decision, a challenge that would be heard by the Swiss Federal Tribunal.

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

From The42 Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday Olympics

Sports court to decide in Olympic champion Semenya's landmark testosterone case on Wednesday

The Olympic champion is fighting regulations imposed by the IAAF that compel hyperandrogenic athletes.

# south-africa - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

From The42 Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

# south-africa - Sunday 21 April, 2019

From The42 Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report Deja Vu

Warren Gatland set for 2021 Lions role - report

A British newspaper says the board hoped to agree terms with the experienced New Zealander within a month.

# south-africa - Monday 15 April, 2019

From The42 Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining Future

Pro14 open to further expansion but Pumas and Griquas won't be joining

Adding two teams to make a Pro16 is one potential avenue for the league in the coming years.

# south-africa - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Poacher killed by elephant then eaten by lions in South Africa

Only the man’s skull and a pair of trousers were recovered.

# south-africa - Saturday 19 January, 2019

From The42 Former Springbok Lambie retires from rugby after succession of head injuries Health Concerns

Former Springbok Lambie retires from rugby after succession of head injuries

The 28-year-old suffered two serious collisions in the space of a year between 2016 and 2017.

# south-africa - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Three killed and over 600 injured after two passenger trains collide in South Africa

Rail accidents are common in South Africa, with 495 people killed on the country’s railways in 2016-17.

# south-africa - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Moynihan and O'Briain crash out of Alfred Dunhill Championship after disappointing second round Down And Out

Moynihan and O'Briain crash out of Alfred Dunhill Championship after disappointing second round

American David Lipsky leads the way in South Africa.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

From The42 Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides Bull By The Horns

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides

‘We believe this is an approach that can work for South African rugby in its broadest sense.’

# south-africa - Monday 10 December, 2018

South Dublin County Council approves plan for apartment block beside park

The plans had prompted objections from some community workers.

From The42 Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup Future Plans

Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup

The former Munster boss will instead focus on his director of rugby duties with South Africa.

# south-africa - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery Pretoria

Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery

The powerful former front row is in critical condition after a break-in at his brother’s home.

# south-africa - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year Upward Curve

Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year

The former Munster boss has led a resurgence in South African rugby that could lead them to a World Cup clash with Ireland.

From The42 BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold' Tokyo 2020

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

From The42 I made the wrong call on Farrell non-penalty, admits ref Error Of Judgement

I made the wrong call on Farrell non-penalty, admits ref

Angus Gardner concedes he made the wrong decision over the contentious challenge on South Africa’s Andre Esterhuizen.

# south-africa - Monday 26 November, 2018

Man appears before South African court charged with murder of Irish charity worker

John Curran was killed earlier this month.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Big injury blow for Wales as flanker Jenkins suffers suspected ACL damage Setback

Big injury blow for Wales as flanker Jenkins suffers suspected ACL damage

‘You have to really feel for him,’ Warren Gatland said.

Man arrested over murder of John Curran in Cape Town

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

# south-africa - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield Talisman

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

The 24-year-old kicked 13 points and notched a try during Saturday’s game.

# south-africa - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Police release CCTV images in connection with murder of Irish aid worker

John Curran was found dead in his apartment last week.

# south-africa - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From The42 Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory The Rassie-lution

Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory

Hooker Mbongeni Mbonami scored at the death to cap an enthralling closing act.

# south-africa - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Irish charity worker stabbed to death in South Africa

His body was formally identified this morning.

# south-africa - Saturday 3 November, 2018

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.

From The42 Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing Out Of Jail

Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing

Referee Angus Gardner’s decision to leave Farrell’s late hit go unpunished caused huge debate.

From The42 Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa November Tests This post contains videos

Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa

The England 10 was fortunate to get away with his last minute hit on Esterhuizen.

# south-africa - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 'A lot of lads have been waiting for this opportunity': Leinster off Broadway, but understudies ready to shine Big Chance

'A lot of lads have been waiting for this opportunity': Leinster off Broadway, but understudies ready to shine

Loosehead Ed Byrne has a tough time forcing his way into Leinster’s matchday squad when Cian Healy and Jack McGrath are around.

# south-africa - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From The42 After weeks of appeals and counter appeals, Saracens centre Lozowski banned for All Blacks Test November Tests

After weeks of appeals and counter appeals, Saracens centre Lozowski banned for All Blacks Test

The England international has been handed a four-week suspension, back-dated a fortnight.

# south-africa - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

From The42 Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect Checking Out

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Deysel’s last appearance for the northern province was in last month’s defeat to his former side Munster.

# south-africa - Sunday 30 September, 2018

South African drug supplier suspected of facilitating Ireland's biggest cocaine dealers

The supplier is heavily linked to a Dublin crime family.

From The42 Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss Pressure

Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss

The Wallabies have lost four of five games and eight of their past 10 Tests but boss Michael Cheika is digging in.

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