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SA rugby legend, Bryan Habana, proudly graduated from business school

SA rugby legend, Bryan Habana, proudly graduated from business school

SA rugby legend, Bryan Habana, proudly graduated from business school
Meet Zinhle Ndawonde: Firefighter by day, rugby player by weekend

Meet Zinhle Ndawonde: Firefighter by day, rugby player by weekend

28-year-old KwaZulu-Natal native Zinhle Ndawonde is a star player for the women's Springboks and Sharks rugby teams while doubling up as a firefighter. She is stationed at Durban's King Shaka International Airport.

Meet Zinhle Ndawonde: Firefighter by day, rugby player by weekend
Romantic Pretoria man goes the extra mile with epic airplane proposal

Romantic Pretoria man goes the extra mile with epic airplane proposal

Werner Niemann told his girlfriend, 24-year-old Minette du Plessis, that they were going to a rugby match in Bloemfontein from Bloemhof. In the process, he sprang her an epic airplane proposal. Find out more on Briefly.

Romantic Pretoria man goes the extra mile with epic airplane proposal
Officials alarmed by high-rate of steroid usage among schoolboy rugby players

Officials alarmed by high-rate of steroid usage among schoolboy rugby players

Officials at the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sports (SAIDS) expressed their concern about six players testing positive for using anabolic steroids to improve their performance at the 2018 Craven Week.

Officials alarmed by high-rate of steroid usage among schoolboy rugby players
Springboks suffer dramatic last minute 32-30 loss against All Blacks

Springboks suffer dramatic last minute 32-30 loss against All Blacks

The Springboks suffered a heart-breaking last minute 32-30 defeat against the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship match at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday evening. The All Blacks took a dramatic win in the last seconds.

Springboks suffer dramatic last minute 32-30 loss against All Blacks
Snenhlanhla Shozi scored SA’s 1st hat trick at women’s rugby 7s WC

Snenhlanhla Shozi scored SA’s 1st hat trick at women’s rugby 7s WC

21-year-old Snenhlanhla Nene became the first ever Springbok Women's Sevens player to score a hat trick at a rugby sevens world cup tournament. She is also a talented soccer player. Find out more about her on Briefly.co.za.

Snenhlanhla Shozi scored SA’s 1st hat trick at women’s rugby 7s WC
Ex-BlitzBokke captain Mzwandile Stick weds sweetheart Therina Mulder

Ex-BlitzBokke captain Mzwandile Stick weds sweetheart Therina Mulder

Former BlitzBokke player and captain Mzwandile Stick and his sweetheart Therina Mulder got married at the picturesque Hudson's Venue & Restaurant in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, on 22 September. More on Briefly.co.za.

Ex-BlitzBokke captain Mzwandile Stick weds sweetheart Therina Mulder
SA unites to slam the 'idiot' who flew the apartheid flag at Boks vs NZ game

SA unites to slam the 'idiot' who flew the apartheid flag at Boks vs NZ game

South Africans of different races united to slam the person who brandished the old South African flag during the rugby test between the Springboks and the All Blacks. Briefly decided to take a look at some of the reactions.

SA unites to slam the 'idiot' who flew the apartheid flag at Boks vs NZ game
The Springboks beat the All Blacks and left SA with tears of joy

The Springboks beat the All Blacks and left SA with tears of joy

Saturday 15 September saw the historic moment when the Springboks defeated the world champs in Wellington. When that final whistle blew, South Africans were screaming their voices hoarse and scaring the neighbours.

The Springboks beat the All Blacks and left SA with tears of joy
Ashwin Willemse won’t return to SuperSport after his contract expired on Thursday

Ashwin Willemse won’t return to SuperSport after his contract expired on Thursday

Former Springbok Ashwin Willemse will not be making a return to SuperSport in his previous or any other capacity. The broadcaster announced that Willemse’s contract had expired on Thursday and would not be renewed.

Ashwin Willemse won’t return to SuperSport after his contract expired on Thursday
The lighter side of Jacob Zuma: Ex-president offers to become rugby player

The lighter side of Jacob Zuma: Ex-president offers to become rugby player

In a video, which was posted on Twitter by West Coast Crew 10s, Jacob Zuma offered his services as a rugby player. The video shook social media, and tweeps found the funny side of the former president refreshing.

The lighter side of Jacob Zuma: Ex-president offers to become rugby player
Namibian rugby raises R900k to help SA teams compete in Currie Cup

Namibian rugby raises R900k to help SA teams compete in Currie Cup

The Namibian Rugby Union has come to the rescue of South African teams competing in the Currie Cup First Division.Teams like Border, the Griffons and the Leopards earlier indicated that they would be unable to travel.

Namibian rugby raises R900k to help SA teams compete in Currie Cup
Ground-breaking female rugby referee nominated for prestigious woman of the year award

Ground-breaking female rugby referee nominated for prestigious woman of the year award

Aimee Barrett-Theron is without doubt South Africa’s leading female rugby referee and has throughout her career broken many records and broken new ground for women in the traditionally male dominated sport of rugby.

Ground-breaking female rugby referee nominated for prestigious woman of the year award
Siya Kolisi gives shoutout to young fan making blankets for the poor

Siya Kolisi gives shoutout to young fan making blankets for the poor

A young South African named Ben read the inspiring story of Springboks captain Siya Kolisi recently. It inspired him to make blankets for street children. In turn, Siya sent him a video acknowledging his wonderful initiative.

Siya Kolisi gives shoutout to young fan making blankets for the poor
Ashwin Willemse has his 1st interview since SuperSport walk-off: My pain is genuine

Ashwin Willemse has his 1st interview since SuperSport walk-off: My pain is genuine

Ashwin Willimse had his first interview since he walked off during a live SuperSport broadcast more than a month ago. The former Springbok and rugby analyst said he is taking the issue to HRC to legitimise his "genuine pain".

Ashwin Willemse has his 1st interview since SuperSport walk-off: My pain is genuine
Shocking pictures of Zimbabwe’s national rugby team sleeping in the streets emerge

Shocking pictures of Zimbabwe’s national rugby team sleeping in the streets emerge

The Zimbabwean national rugby team known as the Sables were forced to sleep on the streets of Tunisia’s capital Tunis on Monday night. The scandalous turn of events has been blamed on what has been described as ‘disgusting’ rooms.

Shocking pictures of Zimbabwe’s national rugby team sleeping in the streets emerge
Luxury: A look inside 5 of South Africa’s most spectacular mansions

Luxury: A look inside 5 of South Africa’s most spectacular mansions

Rugby star Tendai "The Beast" Mtawawira and media personality Bonang Matheba own some of South Africa's most spectacular homes. Briefly.co.za compiles videos of their homes and others, including Douw Steyn's mansion.

Luxury: A look inside 5 of South Africa’s most spectacular mansions
Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement

Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement

Minister of sport Thokozile Xasa has remained silent on the findings of an independent report into the infamous incident between Ashwin Willemse, Naas Botha and Nick Mallet. She will study the report before commenting.

Sports Minister to study Ashwin Willemse findings before making public statement
Sore losers: England players involved in post-match incidents following series loss

Sore losers: England players involved in post-match incidents following series loss

Three of England’s rugby players proved to be sore losers on Saturday when they got involved in post-match incidents. England lost the second Test and thereby the series against South Africa in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Sore losers: England players involved in post-match incidents following series loss
The Beast could end up the most decorated Springbok of all time

The Beast could end up the most decorated Springbok of all time

Tendai ‘The Beast’ Mtawarira will be playing in his 100th Test match when he takes the field against England in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The prop forward becomes the sixth Springbok to reach the incredible milestone.

The Beast could end up the most decorated Springbok of all time
Two Springbok teams beat two English ruby sides in historic sporting weekend

Two Springbok teams beat two English ruby sides in historic sporting weekend

South African rugby fans are no doubt having a wonderful Monday, this after two separate Springbok teams romped to victory over two English sides. On Saturday the Springboks finally showed some backbone by winning the first Test.

Two Springbok teams beat two English ruby sides in historic sporting weekend
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has a humble origin story

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has a humble origin story

South African Springbok captain Siya Kolisi made South Africans proud when he was chosen as captain of the Springboks. Despite coming from a prestigious school, Siya has a humble beginning and the Bear is proud of his roots.

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has a humble origin story
Dawn of a new Springbok age beckons as team to face England is announced

Dawn of a new Springbok age beckons as team to face England is announced

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has announced a completely revamped and new-look Springbok team to face England in the first Test match against at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday. The team will be led by Siya Kolisi.

Dawn of a new Springbok age beckons as team to face England is announced
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