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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

Ground-breaking female rugby referee nominated for prestigious woman of the year award
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
Despite his disability, Sandile Mkhize lives life to the fullest

Despite his disability, Sandile Mkhize lives life to the fullest

Sandile Mkhize was a fitness enthusiast who played rugby until a motorbike accident left him paralysed from the chest down in 2013. However, he's living his life to the fullest and is a regular speaker on disability issues.

Despite his disability, Sandile Mkhize lives life to the fullest
South Africans are in love with their new Springbok captain Siya Kolisi

South Africans are in love with their new Springbok captain Siya Kolisi

Siya Kolisi is the captain of the Stormers and now he will be captain of the Springboks as well. Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus chose Kolisi to lead the team against England in an upcoming test match this June.

South Africans are in love with their new Springbok captain Siya Kolisi
Siya Kolisi: 5 attributes which will make him a great Springbok captain

Siya Kolisi: 5 attributes which will make him a great Springbok captain

Siya Kolisi is set to make history when he takes the field against England in June. Kolisi will become the first black player to captain the Springboks. We take a look at five of the new Bok captain's leadership skills.

Siya Kolisi: 5 attributes which will make him a great Springbok captain
Siya Kolisi named as first black Springbok captain

Siya Kolisi named as first black Springbok captain

Siya Kolisi will lead the Springboks against England in a three-match Test series at home which starts next month. Kolisi will become the first black player to captain the Springboks and the 61st person to take on the job.

Siya Kolisi named as first black Springbok captain
Supersport takes Mallet, Botha and Willemse off air after failing to resolve conflict

Supersport takes Mallet, Botha and Willemse off air after failing to resolve conflict

Supersport decided to temporarily take all three analysts involved in last weeks controversial incident. Ashwin Willemse stormed off the set during a live broadcast after being angered by Nick Mallet and Naas Botha.

Supersport takes Mallet, Botha and Willemse off air after failing to resolve conflict
Tragic rugby accident sees player becoming a mouth artist

Tragic rugby accident sees player becoming a mouth artist

An ex-rugby player who was tragically injured in an accident has taken control of his life and turned his path down a different, but successful, direction. He has shown that where the mind leads, the body should follow

Tragic rugby accident sees player becoming a mouth artist
SA Rugby concerned by Ashwin Willemse incident

SA Rugby concerned by Ashwin Willemse incident

SA Rugby on Monday released a statement in which it expressed its surprised about the Ashwin Willemse incident. SA Rugby said it was concerned and surprised by the matter, but said it would not jump to a snap judgement.

SA Rugby concerned by Ashwin Willemse incident
Sports Minister wades into Ashwin Willemse drama

Sports Minister wades into Ashwin Willemse drama

Sports Minister Thokozile Xasa has slammed the notion that the selection of black players under the quota system has ruined the quality of South African sport. Her spokesperson said black players receive no respect.

Sports Minister wades into Ashwin Willemse drama
Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell

Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell

Australia's three times player of the year winner, Israel Folau, has sparked a backlash on social media for saying gay people are destined for hell. Folau has additionally been summoned to meet with Rugby Australia bosses.

Aussie rugby star in hot water for saying gay people are destined for hell
There is a real possibility that Siya Kolisi would be named the new Springbok captain

There is a real possibility that Siya Kolisi would be named the new Springbok captain

South African rugby has struggled the past few years, but many hope under the coaching of Rassie Erasmus things would turn around. And, an important factor in the new team would be the captain, who many believe is Siya Kolisi.

There is a real possibility that Siya Kolisi would be named the new Springbok captain
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