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Japan would like to hire White
Added: 01 Oct 2014
TOKYO — Japan boss Eddie Jones is open to employing World Cup-winning coach Jake White on a consultancy basis, if the Asian Five Nations winners can afford ...

Sharks will ‘survive White’s departure’ [P]
Added: 01 Oct 2014
THE news of Jake White’s departure could not have come at a more delicate time in the Currie Cup, but Sharks players and coaches have maintained that they are ...

Duminy will captain T20 [P]
Added: 01 Oct 2014
VERNON Philander returns to the Protea one-day international (ODI) squad and JP Duminy captains the T20 side.
These were the standout announcements made by convenor of selectors Andrew Hudson ...

Botes set for final King’s Park appearance
Added: 01 Oct 2014
THE Sharks’ Currie Cup clash against the Lions on Friday night will most likely be the final home appearance for Sharks stalwart Jacques Botes.
The match is crucial ...

Boshoff’s return a Sharks’ threat
Added: 01 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Golden Lions flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff hopes to make an impact on his surprise return to the field ...

Bulls to focus on breakdown battle
Added: 01 Oct 2014
PRETORIA — With both teams chasing a semi-final berth, the Blue Bulls have done the necessary homework on the Pumas, coach Frans Ludeke said ahead of their do-or-die clash at the Mbombela ...

Pat Lambie stays with Sharks
Added: 01 Oct 2014
THE Sharks can count on local favourite Pat Lambie for at least the next three years, as he and a host of players have extended their contracts beyond the Rugby World Cup, Sharks website ...

A nightmare trip — Wallabies left without luggage in Argentina
Added: 01 Oct 2014
AUSTRALIA’S hopes of salvaging an underwhelming Rugby Championship campaign were shattered in 10 catastrophic minutes in Cape Town and the frustration has continued in Argentina, where their luggage failed to arrive after a long-haul flight.
Coming off a 28-10 loss ...

Playing for honour to beat the world’s best
Added: 01 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — A year ago the Springboks were chasing a four-try bonus point victory over the All Blacks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, but were ultimately showed up in the fitness ...

Retallick, Crockett doubts for All Blacks
Added: 01 Oct 2014
CAPE TOWN — While South Africa sweat on the fitness of Duane Vermeulen and Bryan Habana, New Zealand have their own injury worries ahead of their final Rugby Championship clash in Johannesburg on Saturday.
All Black lock Brodie ...

Burger savours chance to face NZ
Added: 01 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Four years since his last appearance against the All Blacks, Springbok flanker Schalk Burger will once again be looking to make an impact when the arch-rivals ...

Strongest Banyana side for AWC tour
Added: 01 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — Banyana Banyana coach Vera Pauw named the strongest available squad yesterday for the CAF African Women’s Championship (AWC) in Namibia ...

Hunt-ing down the Telkom demon
Added: 01 Oct 2014
JOHANNESBURG — To avoid inactivity, Wits coach Gavin Hunt said it was crucial his side advanced to the Telkom Knockout quarter-
final and maintained ...

Hull owner challenges FA ruling
Added: 01 Oct 2014
LONDON — Hull City owner Assem Allam’s bid to change the club’s name to Hull Tigers is currently in arbitration as it was rejected by the Football Association ...

Rosslee says he has backing of AmaZulu board after dismal start
Added: 01 Oct 2014
CRAIG Rosslee says that he has the full backing of the AmaZulu board, amid speculation that his job as head coach is on the line following a woeful start to the 2014/15 season ...

‘We’ll bounce back’
Added: 01 Oct 2014
BASEL — Liverpool are confident that they can put a frustrating run of domestic form behind them when they face FC Basel in Switzerland in Champions League ...

Time for Gunners to fire on all cylinders, urges Wenger
Added: 01 Oct 2014
LONDON — Arsene Wenger has challenged Arsenal to kick-start their spluttering campaign with a crucial victory in tonight’s Champions League clash against ...

Nadal returns with emphatic victory at China Open
Added: 01 Oct 2014
BEIJING — Rafa Nadal enjoyed an emphatic return to singles action as he powered past Richard Gasquet at the China Open yesterday, while world number one Novak ...

Easy victory for Sharapova
Added: 01 Oct 2014
BEIJING — Maria Sharapova advanced with ease at the China Open yesterday, while Agnieszka Radwanska’s late-season slump continued with another early loss.
The fourth-seeded ...

Upsets in Tokyo
Added: 01 Oct 2014
TOKYO — Tatsuma Ito and Michal Przysiezny claimed the biggest wins of their careers at the Japan Open yesterday when the local wild card knocked out top-seed Stan Wawrinka ...



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