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Month: Apr 2018

Pirates look to take title race to final round

Pirates look to take title race to final round

Orlando Pirates will hope to take the Absa Premiership title race to the final round of the season by winning at Cape Town Stadium against hosts Cape Town City on 28 April 2018, kick-off at 15h00 CAT. City played to their third successive draw in the league when they fought back from a goal down to hold Polokwane City 1-1 in Limpopo on April 25. The Cape side has won just once in their last 10 league matches but still…

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Habana announces retirement

Habana announces retirement

Another Springbok has announced their exit from not just International Rugby but club rugby. Bryan Habana is the latest Bok to go into retirement after Hougaard made the decision last week. Habana one of South Africas darlings in Rugby is the all-time leading try scorer, he has scored 67 times in just 124 tests.  He announced on Instagram that the time has come for him to retire from all rugby at the end of the season, age 34. So it’s…

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Super Rugby Round Up: Week 10

Super Rugby Round Up: Week 10

It was a great weekend for most of the teams in the SA Conference sector with victories secured by The Lions, Sharks, Bulls and Jaguares. Let’s take a closer look at what took place this weekend. The Emirates Lions made history on Friday when they took down the Waratahs 29-0 in Sydney. The Lions set a new record and became the first ever South African team to keep the opposing team scoreless while playing abroad. The Lions had a solid…

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Hougaard quits on the Boks

Hougaard quits on the Boks

Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard has hung up his boots when it comes to international Rugby. The 30-year-old announced that he will be retiring from the international rugby scene with immediate effect. Hougaard currently plays for English side Worcester Warriors started his international career in 2009 and has played 46 test matches. His Worcester coach Alan Solomons confirmed the announcement and expressed his pleasure with the fact that Hougaard will not be leaving the team for international duties. He is under…

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Stars look for return to top form

Stars look for return to top form

Free State Stars will look for a return to top form in the Absa Premiership when they host Kaizer Chiefs at Goble Park Stadium on 4 April 2018, kick-off at 18h00. Stars saw their five-game unbeaten streak ended on March 17 when they were defeated 1-0 at Chippa United. The Free State side has lost just two of their last 11 league matches. Ea Lla Koto has claimed 22 points from 12 home matches this season, with their last game…

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