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#South Africa

# south-africa - Friday 30 November, 2018

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

Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery

Nov 30th 2018, 10:56 AM 11,072 Views 6 Comments

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

# south-africa - Thursday 29 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 6:03 PM 4,464 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 29th 2018, 2:52 PM 13,461 Views 18 Comments

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

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 28th 2018, 10:34 AM 13,381 Views 22 Comments

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
# Charged
# Charged

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

Nov 26th 2018, 1:11 PM 12,305 Views 0 Comments

John Curran was killed earlier this month.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 24th 2018, 9:57 PM 7,316 Views 0 Comments

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

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 14,395 Views 0 Comments

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

# south-africa - Saturday 17 November, 2018

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

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

Nov 17th 2018, 8:05 PM 11,210 Views 4 Comments

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
# South Africa
# South Africa

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

Nov 14th 2018, 5:53 PM 25,559 Views 9 Comments

John Curran was found dead in his apartment last week.

# south-africa - Saturday 10 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 10th 2018, 10:16 PM 15,043 Views 8 Comments

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
# John Curran
# John Curran

Irish charity worker stabbed to death in South Africa

Nov 8th 2018, 2:18 PM 31,546 Views 20 Comments

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
# THULANI MABASO

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:30 PM 16,822 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing

Nov 3rd 2018, 8:05 PM 16,407 Views 25 Comments

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

Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa
# November Tests
From The42
# November Tests

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 5:21 PM 22,417 Views 57 Comments

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

# south-africa - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 6:30 AM 5,424 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Nov 1st 2018, 10:06 AM 5,101 Views 0 Comments

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

# south-africa - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

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

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Oct 24th 2018, 10:30 AM 30,140 Views 13 Comments

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
# How It Gets Here
# How It Gets Here

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

Sep 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 29,230 Views 21 Comments

The supplier is heavily linked to a Dublin crime family.

Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss
# Pressure
From The42
# Pressure

Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss

Sep 30th 2018, 6:30 AM 5,882 Views 1 Comment

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

# south-africa - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth
# Springboks
From The42
# Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

Sep 29th 2018, 6:06 PM 7,811 Views 8 Comments

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# south-africa - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

'It's not an easy place to come' - Payne knows big task in prospect as Ulster travel to Bloemfontein
# Ulster
From The42
# Ulster

'It's not an easy place to come' - Payne knows big task in prospect as Ulster travel to Bloemfontein

Sep 19th 2018, 8:32 AM 3,929 Views 4 Comments

Ulster defence coach Jared Payne knows his side face a tough trip to South Africa to take on the Cheetahs.

# south-africa - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Hansen not 'bitching' about ref call in All Blacks' shock loss
# No Excuses
From The42
# No Excuses

Hansen not 'bitching' about ref call in All Blacks' shock loss

Sep 15th 2018, 2:55 PM 14,607 Views 28 Comments

The New Zealand coach would not blame referee Nigel Owens or fly-half Beauden Barrett for the defeat to South Africa.

Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career
# Rassie
From The42
# Rassie

Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career

Sep 15th 2018, 1:42 PM 13,226 Views 15 Comments

What a moment for the former Munster director of rugby.

# south-africa - Friday 14 September, 2018

Promising 19-year-old prop O’Toole back for Ulster's clash with Kings
# Teamsheet
From The42
# Teamsheet

Promising 19-year-old prop O’Toole back for Ulster's clash with Kings

Sep 14th 2018, 12:23 PM 6,537 Views 6 Comments

Dan McFarland has made just three changes to his starting team.

# south-africa - Saturday 8 September, 2018

Cheika: 'I rang the coach and said, "mate, I need this bloke back on a plane"'
# Wallabies
From The42
# Wallabies

Cheika: 'I rang the coach and said, "mate, I need this bloke back on a plane"'

Sep 8th 2018, 5:02 PM 20,144 Views 2 Comments

Despite the late withdrawals of Adam Coleman and Israel Folau, Australia secured a hard-fought 23-18 victory over South Africa.

Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again
# Relief
From The42
# Relief

Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again

Sep 8th 2018, 1:59 PM 8,793 Views 10 Comments

The Wallabies scored a five-point win against South Africa.

# south-africa - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk
# Rassie
From The42
# Rassie

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk

Sep 2nd 2018, 2:29 PM 12,899 Views 16 Comments

The 45-year-old says he will not be leaving his role as South Africa head coach to take over the Bulls.

# south-africa - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

Jaco Taute on brink of return to action in boost for Munster ahead of season-opener
# Red Men
From The42
# Red Men

Jaco Taute on brink of return to action in boost for Munster ahead of season-opener

Aug 28th 2018, 7:20 AM 10,145 Views 19 Comments

But Chris Farrell and Tyler Bleyendaal won’t return any time soon, it seems.

# south-africa - Sunday 26 August, 2018

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'
# Rugby Championship
From The42
# Rugby Championship

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'

Aug 26th 2018, 9:58 AM 13,864 Views 3 Comments

The former Munster boss says the clash with the Wallabies is ‘win at all costs’.

# south-africa - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video

Aug 22nd 2018, 10:16 PM 46,495 Views 91 Comments

Adam Catzavelos drew controversy after using an insulting term for a black African.

# south-africa - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement
# Horrified
From The42
# Horrified

Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement

Jul 26th 2018, 9:46 PM 14,960 Views 7 Comments

The ban has been backdated and the Wasps man will be free to play from the start of the upcoming season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers
# Circle Of Life
# Circle Of Life

200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers

Jul 24th 2018, 10:17 AM 8,563 Views 11 Comments

The operation will be one of the country’s largest ever elephant relocations.

# south-africa - Saturday 7 July, 2018

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 29,411 Views 35 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.

# south-africa - Friday 6 July, 2018

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa
# Game Reserve
# Game Reserve

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

Jul 6th 2018, 7:38 AM 80,253 Views 144 Comments

The men entered the game reserve armed with a rifle and an axe, and were found dismembered the following day.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

South African woman found alive in mortuary fridge
# Shock Discovery
# Shock Discovery

South African woman found alive in mortuary fridge

Jul 3rd 2018, 12:45 PM 44,104 Views 30 Comments

“We’re not in the business of declaring living people dead, we’re in the business of keeping people alive.”

# south-africa - Sunday 24 June, 2018

Jones: England back on road to being world's best
# All Smiles Now
From The42
# All Smiles Now

Jones: England back on road to being world's best

Jun 24th 2018, 10:13 AM 13,032 Views 22 Comments

After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.

# south-africa - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'
# Pressure Drop
From The42
# Pressure Drop

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'

Jun 19th 2018, 4:09 PM 7,493 Views 17 Comments

The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.

# south-africa - Friday 15 June, 2018

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell
# Losing Streak
From The42
# Losing Streak

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell

Jun 15th 2018, 6:38 PM 4,926 Views 4 Comments

England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.

# south-africa - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak
# Boks Are Back
From The42
# Boks Are Back

Rassie's South Africa storm back from 24-3 down to extend English losing streak

Jun 9th 2018, 6:18 PM 16,022 Views 24 Comments

It was a 10-try thriller in Ellis Park.

# south-africa - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa

Jun 7th 2018, 1:41 PM 5,306 Views 24 Comments

The 27-year-old has been named on the bench by Eddie Jones, with Joe Launchbury missing out through injury.