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# south-africa - Friday 14 September, 2018

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

Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again

Sep 8th 2018, 1:59 PM 8,795 Views 8 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 12,900 Views 13 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 10,149 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 46,500 Views 88 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
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# Horrified

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

Jul 26th 2018, 9:46 PM 14,968 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 8,564 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 29,425 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.

# 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 80,261 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 44,106 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
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# 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
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# 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
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# Losing Streak

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

Jun 15th 2018, 6:38 PM 4,928 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
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# Boks Are Back

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

Jun 9th 2018, 6:18 PM 16,026 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 5,307 Views 22 Comments

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

# south-africa - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series
# Summer Tests
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# Summer Tests

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series

Jun 6th 2018, 6:46 PM 5,211 Views 2 Comments

Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn have both been ruled out.

# south-africa - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat
# Bad Start
From The42
# Bad Start

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

Jun 3rd 2018, 1:35 PM 12,108 Views 11 Comments

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

# south-africa - Saturday 2 June, 2018

McNamara names five changes as Ireland U20s look to overcome Junior Springboks
# Team News
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# Team News

McNamara names five changes as Ireland U20s look to overcome Junior Springboks

Jun 2nd 2018, 6:42 PM 8,450 Views 5 Comments

Ireland take on South Africa tomorrow looking to get their World Rugby U20 Championship up and running.

# south-africa - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Ben Te'o ruled out through injury as England make three changes for South Africa tour
# Switch It Up
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# Switch It Up

Ben Te'o ruled out through injury as England make three changes for South Africa tour

May 29th 2018, 8:36 PM 6,728 Views 0 Comments

Eddie Jones has been forced to bring in three replacements for the upcoming series against the Springboks.

# south-africa - Sunday 13 May, 2018

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'
# John Lockley
# John Lockley

'I am Irish, I am English, I am a sangoma and I am a human being with a mystical gift'

May 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 40,248 Views 72 Comments

Lockley has written a book about his experience – Leopard Warrior – which aims to answer people’s questions about how a white man occupies such a role.

# south-africa - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Pro14 rugby set for further expansion into South Africa
# Future Plans
From The42
# Future Plans

Pro14 rugby set for further expansion into South Africa

May 6th 2018, 1:07 PM 24,242 Views 30 Comments

It is understood two more South African sides will enter the competition for the 2019/20 season.

# south-africa - Friday 4 May, 2018

Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster
# Time To Go
From The42
# Time To Go

Diack to return to South Africa at end of the season after 10 years with Ulster

May 4th 2018, 10:59 AM 8,505 Views 34 Comments

‘It is now time for us to head back to our family and friends in South Africa and start the next chapter of our lives.’

# south-africa - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie
# Springback
From The42
# Springback

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie

Apr 24th 2018, 6:41 PM 10,992 Views 5 Comments

Adriaan Strauss says he would consider an offer to return to the South Africa national team seriously.

Time even catches up with Bryan Habana eventually: Springbok legend to retire
# Record Chaser
From The42
# Record Chaser

Time even catches up with Bryan Habana eventually: Springbok legend to retire

Apr 24th 2018, 2:30 PM 5,623 Views 5 Comments

‘It’s been more than a year of hoping, trying, pushing and willing to get back on the field for one last time…’

# south-africa - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

Joseph likely to miss England's tour of South Africa

Apr 19th 2018, 6:34 PM 4,316 Views 9 Comments

England’s options for the summer are likely to be further restricted, with Jonathan Joseph ruled out for the season.

# south-africa - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Lallana heads to South Africa to save World Cup dream - reports

Apr 18th 2018, 7:03 PM 12,813 Views 4 Comments

The 29-year-old has made just three starts and 10 substitute appearances in an injury-ravaged season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Pro14 expansion to US put on long finger as South Africa link strengthened
# Development
From The42
# Development

Pro14 expansion to US put on long finger as South Africa link strengthened

Apr 17th 2018, 6:15 AM 13,213 Views 24 Comments

Chief executive of the competition, Martin Anayi, wants to reinforce the partnership following meetings in Bloemfontein.

# south-africa - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus
# Confident
From The42
# Confident

Plans in place to deliver Springbok success - Erasmus

Apr 11th 2018, 2:55 PM 7,593 Views 14 Comments

South Africa’s coaches and players are aware of what they must do in the June internationals, according to Rassie Erasmus.

# south-africa - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa's highest court rejects Oscar Pistorius's request to appeal 13 year jail sentence for murder of girlfriend

Apr 10th 2018, 8:26 AM 12,488 Views 20 Comments

The former Paralympic athlete had asked the Constitutional Court to review the jail term.

# south-africa - Monday 9 April, 2018

Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash
# Doddie Weir
From The42
# Doddie Weir

Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash

Apr 9th 2018, 10:11 PM 7,970 Views 5 Comments

Australia, Tonga and South Africa will also play Tests against Wales in November, the WRU has revealed.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring
# Magician
From The42
# Magician

The man widely regarded as Argentina's greatest ever player is retiring

Apr 3rd 2018, 7:41 PM 24,589 Views 19 Comments

Juan Martin Hernandez is set to hang up his boots.

# south-africa - Monday 2 April, 2018

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81
# RIP
# RIP

Defining and divisive: South African 'mother of the nation' Winnie Mandela dies aged 81

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:10 PM 23,483 Views 60 Comments

The anti-apartheid campaigner was married to Nelson Mandela for 38 years.

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come
# Tour
From The42
# Tour

Munster set off for South Africa with a Champions Cup semi-final to come

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 11,487 Views 10 Comments

The belief in Munster’s squad has been greatly boosted by their win over Toulon at Thomond Park.

# south-africa - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Self-testing kits and vending machine drugs are helping South Africa's battle against HIV
# Epidemic
# Epidemic

Self-testing kits and vending machine drugs are helping South Africa's battle against HIV

Mar 31st 2018, 11:00 AM 9,406 Views 26 Comments

7.1 million people live with HIV in South Africa.

# south-africa - Thursday 29 March, 2018

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'
# Cheat Scandal
From The42
# Cheat Scandal

Australia lose major sponsor as Warner apologises for 'stain on the game'

Mar 29th 2018, 7:55 AM 5,710 Views 3 Comments

Warner used social media to issue a statement on Thursday after being suspended for a year.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

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 5,019 Views 5 Comments

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

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling
# Racism
# Racism

South African estate agent jailed for racist rant in landmark ruling

Mar 28th 2018, 10:30 PM 21,919 Views 58 Comments

Magistrate Pravina Raghoonandan says Momberg did not show any remorse.

# south-africa - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal
# Foul Play
From The42
# Foul Play

Australia cricket captain handed one-match ban for part in ball-tampering scandal

Mar 25th 2018, 3:57 PM 3,618 Views 4 Comments

Opener Cameron Bancroft is free to play after escaping suspension though.