President Jacob Zuma congratulates Sipho “Hotstix” Mabuse on completing his Matric

30 July 2012 President Jacob Zuma wishes to congratulate one of the legendary South African musicians, Sipho "Hotstix” Mabuse, on completing his Matric at the age of 61 years. "On behalf of Government and the people of South Africa, we extend our sincere congratulations to Sipho "Hotstix” Mabuse for achieving this amazing milestone at his... Continue Reading →

The Cape side still have not won a trophy since their Currie Cup win in 2001.

There might not have been silverware at stake yesterday at a highly emotional Newlands but for the Sharks this victory against the odds will rank right up there with the most valued in their echelon of famous wins, just about rivalling their Currie Cup wins. And their might yet be a trophy in store for... Continue Reading →

SUPER RUGBY SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW – Chiefs versus Crusaders

The Crusaders 28-13 win over the Bulls in Christchurch on Saturday night sets up a huge Kiwi derby, with the seven-time champions (the fourth placed wildcard qualifiers) travelling north to Hamilton to take on the Chiefs at Waikato Stadium in the Super Rugby Semi-Finals tomorrow night. The Chiefs, second place finishers overall on the table... Continue Reading →

Allister Coetzee names the DHL Stormers team to take on the Sharks at DHL Newlands on Saturday 28 July at 17h05.

Notable selections include: · In the front row, Brok Harris starts at tighthead, with Frans Malherbe dropping to the bench in jersey 16. · Eben Etzebeth returns from injury and will wear jersey 4, with De Kock Steenkamp playing off the bench and Quinn Roux falling out of the match 22. · Deon Fourie gets... Continue Reading →

The Crusaders record in Super Rugby Finals Series matches is unmatched

One thing is certain at this late chapter of Super Rugby, the Crusaders have ruled over this high stakes, test like intensity semi-final stage since 1998, and when the red and blacks won the title that season, a far advance from a wooden spoon at the tournament’s inception in 1996 – few would have predicted... Continue Reading →

: These Crusaders are good enough to win this year’s Super Rugby title.

Four years without the silverware must seem an eternity in red-and-black country, but the drought could be broken as the Crusaders look for an eighth title. They were mightily impressive in beating the Bulls last night, adding to the feeling that they are producing their best form when it matters most. Todd Blackadder inherited a... Continue Reading →

To illustrate how little there is to pick between the four teams in Super Rugby -read this

The Sharks will travel to Cape Town for an all-South African Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final against the DHL Stormers after they eliminated the Reds in their qualifier in Brisbane on Saturday afternoon. The KwaZulu-Natalians reached the semi-finals for the first time since 2008 when they beat the Reds by 30-17. This was only the 11th... Continue Reading →

9th Aug – Seether and friends live in concert in Cape Town

Rock out with Seether, Enter Shikari, Bullet For My Valentine, Eagles of Death Metal and KONGOS at the Grand West Casino's Grand Arena on 9 August.Doors open at 14h00 (2pm) The South African power trio of vocalist and guitarist Shaun Morgan, bassist Dale Stewart and drummer John Humphrey that is collectively known as Seether makes... Continue Reading →

2012 Super Rugby Finals Series participants confirmed

Super Rugby played out the regular season with Round 18, and with all matches now completed, SANZAR can confirm the following. The South African Conference winning Stormers will finish top-of-the-table, and will host the lowest placed winner from the Super Rugby Qualifier (Week One), while the New Zealand Conference winning Chiefs will host the highest... Continue Reading →

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