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#South Africa

# south-africa - Today's News

'I finished my final school exams two weeks before I flew over here'
# Tighthead
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# Tighthead

'I finished my final school exams two weeks before I flew over here'

Updated 1 hour ago 15,961 Views 6 Comments

Five years after moving to Munster from South Africa, Keynan Knox is keen to take his chances.

# south-africa - Yesterday's News

Irish woman arrested in South Africa in connection with murders of two men in 2014
# Bloemfontein
# Bloemfontein

Irish woman arrested in South Africa in connection with murders of two men in 2014

14 hours ago 37,116 Views 0 Comments

The bodies of Eoin O’Connor and Anthony Keegan were found in May 2014.

19-year-old James Culhane impresses in Emerging Ireland back row
# Prospect
From The42
# Prospect

19-year-old James Culhane impresses in Emerging Ireland back row

19 hours ago 17,000 Views 7 Comments

The Leinster academy man scored two tries in a narrow Irish victory over the Pumas.

# south-africa - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

What can Emerging Ireland expect from the Pumas tomorrow?
# Underdogs
From The42
# Underdogs

What can Emerging Ireland expect from the Pumas tomorrow?

Tue 9:17 AM 8,283 Views 5 Comments

The Nelspruit-based side are the reigning Currie Cup champions but have a new-look team.

# south-africa - Friday 30 September, 2022

'The first thing is that you can see why our Irish team is so good'
# Emerging
From The42
# Emerging

'The first thing is that you can see why our Irish team is so good'

Sep 30th 2022, 6:00 AM 7,940 Views 1 Comment

Ulster’s Stewart Moore is one of the Irish players out to impress against the Griquas today.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 September, 2022

Oliver aiming to add fresh energy as Connacht take on the Bulls
# Reinforcements
From The42
# Reinforcements

Oliver aiming to add fresh energy as Connacht take on the Bulls

Sep 28th 2022, 6:30 AM 4,347 Views 1 Comment

The 27-year-old back row is one of the late arrivals to the tour of South Africa.

# south-africa - Thursday 22 September, 2022

'Sometimes I felt I was playing good rugby but not getting picked'
# Fresh Start
From The42
# Fresh Start

'Sometimes I felt I was playing good rugby but not getting picked'

Sep 22nd 2022, 6:30 AM 11,316 Views 3 Comments

25-year-old Shane Daly is excited about Munster’s season but first, he has the Emerging Ireland tour.

# south-africa - Saturday 17 September, 2022

South Africa beat Argentina to top Rugby Championship
# Report
From The42
# Report

South Africa beat Argentina to top Rugby Championship

Sep 17th 2022, 10:42 PM 10,151 Views 10 Comments

The Boks ran out 36-20 winners in Buenos Aires.

# south-africa - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Easterby says Ireland made compromises to avoid 'ripping the heart out' of provinces
# Emerging
From The42
# Emerging

Easterby says Ireland made compromises to avoid 'ripping the heart out' of provinces

Sep 14th 2022, 6:00 PM 9,731 Views 3 Comments

The 35-man touring squad is a blend of internationals, fringe players, and young prospects.

# south-africa - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Qatar ruled out as venue for European rugby finals but South Africa could be in the frame
# Host
From The42
# Host

Qatar ruled out as venue for European rugby finals but South Africa could be in the frame

Sep 13th 2022, 5:41 PM 6,042 Views 7 Comments

The EPCR are keen to find new global venues.

# south-africa - Sunday 11 September, 2022

Springbok Jantjies and team dietician sent home over 'personal reports'
# South Africa
From The42
# South Africa

Springbok Jantjies and team dietician sent home over 'personal reports'

Sep 11th 2022, 10:02 PM 24,878 Views 9 Comments

On Sunday, South African media reported details of an alleged affair involving the pair.

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 41,610 Views 10 Comments

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

# south-africa - Saturday 3 September, 2022

South Africa earn first win on Australian soil in nine years with overpowering display
# Long Time Coming
From The42
# Long Time Coming

South Africa earn first win on Australian soil in nine years with overpowering display

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:54 PM 12,686 Views 8 Comments

The Springboks picked up a 24-8 win to get their Rugby Championship campaign back on track.

# south-africa - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Munster will 'plan and adapt' around Ireland's mini-tour to South Africa
# Busy Schedule
From The42
# Busy Schedule

Munster will 'plan and adapt' around Ireland's mini-tour to South Africa

Aug 31st 2022, 6:00 AM 14,185 Views 16 Comments

The Irish provinces may be without a big group of players early on in the URC season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Munster announce ticket details for Páirc Uí Chaoimh game against South Africa
# Snap Them Up
From The42
# Snap Them Up

Munster announce ticket details for Páirc Uí Chaoimh game against South Africa

Aug 30th 2022, 3:38 PM 10,301 Views 4 Comments

The game kicks-off at 7.30pm on Thursday 10 November.

South Africa make eight changes for second Wallabies Test
# Boks
From The42
# Boks

South Africa make eight changes for second Wallabies Test

Aug 30th 2022, 11:25 AM 5,101 Views 3 Comments

The Springboks head into the clash on Saturday in Sydney after back-to-back defeats.

# south-africa - Monday 29 August, 2022

Ireland set to bring inexperienced squad on mini-tour of South Africa
# Depth
From The42
# Depth

Ireland set to bring inexperienced squad on mini-tour of South Africa

Aug 29th 2022, 3:55 PM 38,335 Views 30 Comments

Andy Farrell and co. are keen to keep building their depth ahead of the World Cup.

# south-africa - Saturday 27 August, 2022

GAA give green light for Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host Munster-South Africa rugby fixture
# Pairc Life
From The42
# Pairc Life

GAA give green light for Páirc Uí Chaoimh to host Munster-South Africa rugby fixture

Aug 27th 2022, 2:15 PM 32,062 Views 31 Comments

The game will take place on Thursday 10 November.

South Africa's winless run on Australian soil continues as Wallabies bounce back
# No Luck
From The42
# No Luck

South Africa's winless run on Australian soil continues as Wallabies bounce back

Aug 27th 2022, 9:26 AM 12,002 Views 4 Comments

The Springboks have not tasted victory in Australia since 2013.

# south-africa - Monday 8 August, 2022

'I'm going grey and my hair's receding quickly' - All Blacks boss Foster jokes as pressure mounts
# Under Fire
From The42
# Under Fire

'I'm going grey and my hair's receding quickly' - All Blacks boss Foster jokes as pressure mounts

Aug 8th 2022, 10:30 AM 8,759 Views 1 Comment

Following Saturday’s defeat to the Springboks, New Zealand have now lost five of their last six games.

# south-africa - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Hendricks leads South Africa to T20 series opening win against Ireland
# Cricket
From The42
# Cricket

Hendricks leads South Africa to T20 series opening win against Ireland

Updated Aug 3rd 2022, 10:22 PM 2,709 Views 2 Comments

Hendricks top-scored with 74 and shared a third-wicket partnership of 112 with Aiden Markram.

# south-africa - Saturday 16 July, 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 9,467 Views 7 Comments

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

# south-africa - Monday 11 July, 2022

South African police arrest two in connection to weekend bar shooting
# South Africa
# South Africa

South African police arrest two in connection to weekend bar shooting

Jul 11th 2022, 8:11 PM 9,451 Views 1 Comment

19 people were killed in two separate bar shootings in the country at the weekend.

# south-africa - Sunday 10 July, 2022

19 killed in separate bar shootings in South Africa
# South Africa
# South Africa

19 killed in separate bar shootings in South Africa

Jul 10th 2022, 7:00 PM 16,760 Views 9 Comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa condemned the shootings as ‘unacceptable and worrying’.

# south-africa - Thursday 7 July, 2022

Cuthbert comes in as Wales bid to bounce back against much-changed Boks
# Test Two
From The42
# Test Two

Cuthbert comes in as Wales bid to bounce back against much-changed Boks

Jul 7th 2022, 12:12 PM 3,090 Views 2 Comments

Wyn Jones and the uncapped Sam Wainwright come into the matchday 23.

# south-africa - Tuesday 5 July, 2022

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Pollard to lead Springbok team showing 14 changes against Wales

Jul 5th 2022, 12:33 PM 5,937 Views 6 Comments

The reigning World Cup champions host the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

# south-africa - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Wales captain Jones on bench for first Springboks Test
# Pretoria
From The42
# Pretoria

Wales captain Jones on bench for first Springboks Test

Jun 30th 2022, 1:57 PM 5,683 Views 2 Comments

Adam Beard and Will Rowlands will be the starting locks in front a sell-out 52,000 crowd.

# south-africa - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Ireland slump to defeat against South Africa in Verona
# U20
From The42
# U20

Ireland slump to defeat against South Africa in Verona

Jun 29th 2022, 9:40 PM 15,447 Views 2 Comments

Richie Murphy must find a quick solution if Ireland are to avoid finishing bottom in Pool A.

# south-africa - Monday 27 June, 2022

South African police launch probe after 21 teenagers found dead in bar
# South Africa
# South Africa

South African police launch probe after 21 teenagers found dead in bar

Jun 27th 2022, 11:30 AM 35,575 Views 10 Comments

Autopsies are being conducted to see if the deaths could be linked to poisoning.

# south-africa - Thursday 16 June, 2022

Rugby Championship abandons home and away format
# SANZAAR
From The42
# SANZAAR

Rugby Championship abandons home and away format

Jun 16th 2022, 7:51 AM 12,564 Views 1 Comment

The competition this year begins with World Cup winners South Africa hosting Rugby Championship title-holders New Zealand on August 6.

# south-africa - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans
# Travel
# Travel

Criticism for Ryanair as airline requires South Africans to take pre-flight test in Afrikaans

Jun 7th 2022, 4:22 PM 26,728 Views 29 Comments

Critics of the move by Ryanair have pointed out the language’s apartheid association and that it is only the third-most spoken language in the country.

# south-africa - Friday 3 June, 2022

Ireland seal famous victory over South Africa
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Ireland seal famous victory over South Africa

Jun 3rd 2022, 9:26 PM 5,007 Views 1 Comment

It was just the second time they achieved the feat and a memorable day for first-time captain Gaby Lewis in particular.

# south-africa - Wednesday 1 June, 2022

South Africa president accused of 'kidnapping', bribing burglars
# Spy Boss
# Spy Boss

South Africa president accused of 'kidnapping', bribing burglars

Jun 1st 2022, 9:54 PM 15,494 Views 2 Comments

The claims have been made in a lawsuit filed by a former intelligence chief.

# south-africa - Monday 23 May, 2022

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?
# Omicron
# Omicron

A new Covid variant of concern has been detected in Ireland - what do we know about it?

May 23rd 2022, 3:09 PM 34,948 Views 29 Comments

BA.4 and BA.5 were identified by the ECDC as variants of concern earlier this month.

# south-africa - Monday 16 May, 2022

South Africa World Cup winner arrested following flight incident
# Trouble
From The42
# Trouble

South Africa World Cup winner arrested following flight incident

May 16th 2022, 9:51 AM 13,309 Views 0 Comments

Elton Jantjies was detained in Johannesburg and charged with causing malicious damage to property.

# south-africa - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals
# Autumn Internationals
From The42
# Autumn Internationals

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals

May 12th 2022, 12:09 PM 19,396 Views 14 Comments

World champions South Africa are among Ireland’s opponents.

# south-africa - Friday 29 April, 2022

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks
# Starting XV
From The42
# Starting XV

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks

Apr 29th 2022, 12:13 PM 4,864 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is hoping to make it a clean sweep against the South African sides in the URC this season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division
# Big Plans
From The42
# Big Plans

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division

Apr 26th 2022, 1:04 PM 3,482 Views 5 Comments

CEO Martin Anayi said they would like to launch the women’s league ‘sooner rather than later.’

# south-africa - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead
# KwaZulu-Natal
# KwaZulu-Natal

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead

Apr 19th 2022, 10:02 PM 7,429 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 4,000 homes have been destroyed and more than 40,000 people displaced.

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa
# Concussion
From The42
# Concussion

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa

Apr 19th 2022, 4:43 PM 5,598 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland second row will train in Dublin after recovering from a head injury.

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