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MY SAY - IPL Time

The tenth edition of the Indian Premier League is now underway, and we’re in for another jam-packed, swashbuckling month-and-a-half of some world-class cricketing action.

The eight astronomically wealthy franchises set to take center-stage will each be gunning for a spot in the May 21 Grand Final and, as per usual, their superstars will be out to entertain.

MY SAY - Sergio breaks Major duck after scintillating playoff victory

On what was a rollercoaster ride of a final day at the 81st edition of the US Masters, World number 12, Sergio Garcia clinched his maiden Major title after defeating South African-born Englishman, Justin Rose in the first playoff hole.

Two SA Super Rugby sides face the cut in new format

SANZAAR announced its proposed changes to Super Rugby on Sunday, that will come into effect as of 2018. The Southern Hemisphere’s governing body is set to reduce the number of teams in the competition from 18 to 15, with two South African, and one Australian franchise set for the axe.

Kingswood 1st XV go down to Bishops

Bishops Diocesan College 1st XV avenged last year’s loss to Kingswood College, beating the Grahamstown school 16-13 on their own ground on Monday evening. Having led 6-5 at half-time, Bishops held on for another impressive win on tour, having already beaten St. Andrew’s College 29-21 on Saturday.

Southern Kings duo reminisce over St. Andrew's days

In many ways, Southern Kings team-mates Tyler Paul and Ross Geldenhuys are polar opposites. The former is an academy-produced utility forward - comfortable at lock and flanker - who is just making his Super Rugby breakthrough. The latter, meanwhile, is a prop nearing his 34th birthday with a Super Rugby title to his name already. 

Deon Davids unhappy after Lions defeat

Southern Kings coach Deon Davids pulled no punches after his side went down 42-19 to the Lions at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, accusing his players of making life difficult for themselves.

Lions claim bonus point win over Southern Kings

The Emirates Lions convincingly beat the Southern Kings 42-19 in Port Elizabeth in Saturday's Super Rugby clash, running in six tries to the hosts’ three.

Grahamstown coaches confident ahead of Graeme Rugby Day

Saturday’s Graeme Rugby Day is just around the corner and shaping up to be one of the most highly anticipated yet. Three Grahamstown coaches have tough challenges ahead of them, but all are confident and keenly awaiting their opportunities to shine.

Bruised Stransky and Mclean set for Zuurberg race

Despite suffering broken bones in two separate incidents, Springbok legend Joel Stransky and former professional cyclist Andrew Mclean are still set to take part in the PwC Great Zuurberg Trek mountain bike race outside Port Elizabeth in May.
 

FNB Rhodes second last on log

FNB Rhodes have been awarded five points after Cape Peninsula University of Technology (FNB CPUT) were found to have fielded ineligible players in their Varsity Shield match in Grahamstown in February.