Piet Lategan
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Lions stake their claim in Super Rugby as we head into International break

Pretoria- We saw some riveting action in the fourteenth weekend of Super Rugby with the Lions announcing themselves as big title contenders in Super Rugby in 2016. Although the Crusaders head the overall standings, the Lions dare not be discounted. Reports Piet Lategan. In the first match of the weekend the Hurricanes met the Highlanders at the Westpac Stadium in

Los Blancos win Champions League

Milan- Real Madrid defied the odds by winning their third Champions League as they beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties after it finished in a stalemate of 1-1 after normal playing time at the San Siro on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. First it was Real Madrid that had a numerical disadvantage as Daniel Karvajal got sent off on 11 minutes

Coetzee names first Bok squad to take on Ireland

Cape Town- It was with great excitement and expectation that the first Springbok squad was named at DHL Newlands on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. New coach, Allister Coetzee, rewarded form and consistency throughout the extremely tough and strenuous Super Rugby campaign and his squad of 31 players include nine new caps. Coetzee picked seven players of the Lions, rewarding them

Resolute AB guides RCB into Final

Bengaluru- AB de Villiers lived up to his status as the best batsman in world cricket currently as he made sure that Royal Challengers Bangalore will contest the Final of the IPL on Sunday as they beat the Gujarat Lions with four wickets at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium on Tuesday. Reports Piet Lategan. Virat Kohli won the toss for RCB as

Manchester United win FA Cup at the death

London- Manchester United beat Crystal Palace with 2-1 as they fought back from a goal down and with a numerical disadvantage at the end to win a dramatic FA Cup Final at Wembley on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. After it was still deadlocked 0-0 at the break this game sparked into action after Jason Puncheon broke the deadlock on 78

Sundowns set new record in PSL

Pretoria- Mamelodi Sundowns indeed proved that “The sky is the Limit” as they set a new record in the PSL  to cap off a stellar season at the Lucas Moripe Stadium on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. Sundowns who beat Platinum Stars with 1-0 increased their points tally on the log to a unprecedented 71 points in the league season. After

Blitzbokke comes up just short in London

London- The Blitzbokke lost with 26-27 in the Cup Final of the last leg in the HSBC Sevens World Series of 2015/16 at Twickenham on Sunday. Reports Piet Lategan. The Blitzbokke scraped home with 21-19 against Argentina in the Cup quarterfinals before they priceeded to beat Fiji with 26-21 in the Cup semifinals. They then lost out to Scotland as

Chiefs on top again after thirteenth weekend of Super Rugby

Waikato- The Chiefs regained supremacy in the Australasian Group after a spirited victory over the Rebels in the thirteenth weekend of Super Rugby in 2016. Reports Piet Lategan. In the first match of the weekend the Crusaders ran out convincing winners at the AMI Stadium in Christchurch as they beat the Waratahs with 29-10. Doc Danie Craven always said “that

Paarl Boys High beat Grey College in cracker

Paarl- The first team of Paarl Boys High reigned supreme by beating Grey College with 28-18 at Paarl Boys High on Saturday. Reports Piet Lategan. In what was built up as one of the clashes of the season in schoolboy rugby in South Africa in 2016, it was Boys High who won the battle to the ball on the ground