Rugby 19.8.2018 07:40 am

Springbok player ratings: Glittering individual performances

South Africa finally seem to have found Habana-esque wings again and a certain lock reminds us all that he’ll always be a monster.

Here's how the players fared in Durban.

Springbok player ratings: Glittering individual performances
Springbok player ratings: Glittering individual performances

Springbok player ratings: Glittering individual performances

South Africa finally seem to have found Habana-esque wings again and a certain lock reminds us all that he’ll always be a monster.

Springboks were far from perfect, says Rassie
Rugby

Springboks were far from perfect, says Rassie

With the Pumas expected to be a team transformed at home next week, the national coach admits he needs to make changes to keep their hosts guessing.
Dyantyi and Mapimpi star in rousing Springbok win
Rugby

Dyantyi and Mapimpi star in rousing Springbok win

The two wingers show off their attacking flair but admirably also do some donkey work as Rassie Erasmus’ troops start their Rugby Championship campaign well.
Manyonga flaunts form ahead of Diamond League finals
Athletics

Manyonga flaunts form ahead of Diamond League finals

South Africa’s long jump kingpin leaps his way to a meeting record in Birmingham.
Soccer skills help All Blacks star Barrett silence critics
World Rugby

Soccer skills help All Blacks star Barrett silence critics

He has faced calls to make way for in-form fly-half Richie Mo’unga, who helped the Crusaders to back-to-back Super Rugby titles this year.
Brace for Naholo as All Blacks outclass Wallabies
World Rugby

Brace for Naholo as All Blacks outclass Wallabies

The world champions were slow out of the blocks in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney but eventually turned on the heat.
Four things to look out for in the Durban Test
Rugby

Four things to look out for in the Durban Test

The Springboks are back in action but they open their Rugby Championship campaign with a fair amount of uncertainties.
Currie Cup wrap: Powerful Pumas impress, Blue Bulls boosted
Rugby

Currie Cup wrap: Powerful Pumas impress, Blue Bulls boosted

Jimmy Stonehouse’s troops show exactly why they are considered a dark horse in this year’s tournament.
Fit-again Eben really missed his ‘roomie’ Siya
Rugby

Fit-again Eben really missed his ‘roomie’ Siya

The Springbok lock, who spent 8 months on the sidelines, also assures that captaincy hasn’t changed the two’s great friendship.
Pakistan opener Jamshed banned for ten years over spot-fixing
World Cricket

Pakistan opener Jamshed banned for ten years over spot-fixing

He’s the sixth player to be banned following the scandal that tainted the Pakistan Super League T20 tournament and has been ingloriously labelled as one of the masterminds.
Undisclosed illness means Caster won’t run in Birmingham
Athletics

Undisclosed illness means Caster won’t run in Birmingham

She became ill during the African Championships.
The big reason for Serena’s biggest loss of her career
World Tennis

The big reason for Serena’s biggest loss of her career

The tennis star suffered a surprisingly one-sided defeat a few weeks back but that has now been placed into perspective.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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