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  1. Baker Donelson Adds Carletos-DraytonRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Daily News

    Carmalita "CC" Carletos-Drayton has joined the Memphis office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz PC as a shareholder. Carletos-Drayton's legal practice primarily focuses on environmental law, economic development, and government contracts.

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  2. WP in a dogfight - DobsonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Steven Kotshoff and Scarra Ntubeni will add bite to Western Province's bark as the Currie Cup's defending champions aim to snap a two-game slump by winning a "dogfight" against Griquas at Newlands on Saturday. The defending champions went to Bloemfontein in round four searching for five log points and returned with one loss-margin bonus point after a 28-21 reverse against the Cheetahs.

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  3. .com | Deep, unresolved racism in SA - JansenRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News24

    Let's stop to concentrate on what is negative and focus on the positive aspects in our society - because there are things to be hopeful about, says Anne Marais . Johannesburg Recent statements by student leaders and politicians about Nazi leader Adolf Hitler reveal a "deep, unresolved racism" in South Africa, says University of the Free State Vice-Chancellor Professor Jonathan Jansen .

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  4. Armed robbers receive hefty sentencesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Two armed robbers were handed 20 years and 15 years respective imprisonment by the Ladybrand Regional Court, Free State police said on Tuesday. Spokesperson Sergeant Martin Xuma said the two were sentenced on Friday, after the incident occurred in February 21, 2015 at around 8.30pm.

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  5. Sport24.co.za | Celtic stunned by Abraw decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | News24

    Bloemfontein Celtic Chairman Max Tshabalala was left stunned after Camaldine Abraw's registration as a Kaizer Chiefs was approved by the PSL. Phunya Sele Sele released a statement regarding PSL General Manager Derek Blanckensee's comments about Abraw's legibility to join Amakhosi as misleading.

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  6. Sport24.co.za | Kitshoff boost for WPRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | News24

    Western Province have been boosted by the return of loosehead prop Steven Kitshoff as they prepare to face Griquas in a Currie Cup clash at Newlands on Saturday. Kitshoff has been in camp with the Springboks but failed to make the final 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup and has therefore been released for Currie Cup duty.

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  7. Seven Varsity Cup Boks at RWCRead the original story

    Monday | RuggaWorld

    There were seven players with FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International experience named in the Springbok squad for the World Cup. In total there have been 15 players to go from the Varsity Cup to the national team, and seven of them were named in coach Heyneke Meyer's final squad for the global showpiece in England.

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  8. My support for Boks is personalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    Fond memories cast doubt on my loyalty to the Springboks. My blood is green. But also blue.

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  9. Sport24.co.za | Notshe blow for embattled WPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | News24

    Western Province flank Sikhumbuzo Notshe will miss this Saturday's Currie Cup clash against Griquas with an AC joint injury. The impressive Notshe is not expected to be out for longer than a week, but coach John Dobson does have some loose forward options to replace him.

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  10. Lions, Bulls in a class of their ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    The lions and the Bulls are the runaway leaders in this year s Currie Cup and well on their way to topping the points table in a little over a month s time. As the Currie Cup reaches its halfway point this weekend, the two northern teams are the runaway leaders in this year's competition and well on their way to topping the points table in a little over a month's time.

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  11. Province missing Juan's straight runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Iol.co.za

    While Western Province should be boosted by the return of prop Steven Kitshoff ahead of this weekend's Currie Cup encounter against Griquas at Newlands, they suddenly find themselves in a bit of scrap to qualify for the semi-finals. With the Blue Bulls and the Lions 10 points ahead of third-placed Province following the fourth round of fixtures, only two points separate WP and the sixth-placed Pumas.

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  12. Sport24.co.za | We cannot lose like this - WP coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | News24

    Western Province coach John Dobson was frank in his assessment of his team's 28-21 Currie Cup loss to the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein last on Friday evening. The defending champions suffered a second successive loss on the road in 2015, but they did pick up a losing bonus point at Bloemfontein's Free State Stadium.

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  13. Dragons ready to cause upsets, says Rynard LandmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | South Wales Argus

    The 29-year-old was speaking after a superb derby victory away over Cardiff Blues, in which he played a blinder against a pack who didn't know what to make of him. When he wasn't winning crisp ball at the lineout and smashing rucks, the former Cheetahs man, was throwing outrageous dummies and nearly scored a spectacular try from an errant kick.

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  14. Boshoff kicks Lions into leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 30 | Iol.co.za

    Marnitz Boshoff slotted 21 points as the Golden Lions hammered the Pumas 41-11 in Nelspruit on Friday. Gerhard Duraan/BackpagePix Cape Town The Golden Lions swopped places with the Blue Bulls at the top of the Absa Currie Cup standings after their comprehensive 41-11 win over the Steval Pumas on Friday in Nelspruit, with flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff contributing 21 points with the boot.

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  15. Sport24.co.za | Chiefs book place in MTN8 finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | News24

    Although Bloemfontein Celtic dominated the first half, a goal by Kaizer Chiefs' George Lebese was enough beat the Free State side 1-0 in the MTN8 Cup semi final second leg at FNB Stadium on Saturday night. The victory means Steve Komphela's men are through to the final and will wait for the winner between Bidvest Wits and Ajax Cape Town on Sunday afternoon.

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  16. Khune ready for long-range rocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Iol.co.za

    Twice this season, Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has been beaten by long-range strikes from outside the penalty area. i 1 2Gerhard Steenkamp/BackpagePix Twice this season, Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has been beaten by long-range strikes from outside the penalty area - something unusual for a shot-stopper of his calibre.

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  17. Bulls wary of Griquas backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Iol.co.za

    The Blue Bulls have looked invincible from the beginning of the Absa Currie Cup season. i 1 2Christiaan Kotze/BackpagePix The Blue Bulls have looked invincible from the beginning of the Absa Currie Cup season but they go to Kimberley today wary of a possible ambush from a winless Griquas side.

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  18. Cheetahs fend off WPRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Iol.co.za

    Western Province failed to bounce back from the humiliation suffered at Loftus Versfeld a week ago as they suffered a 28-21 defeat at the hands of a revived Free State Cheetahs on Friday in Bloemfontein. In a high-tempo match in which both sides showed great promise with ball-in-hand, it was the men from Bloemfontein who prevailed despite a valiant fightback from the visitors who only got into the game during the second half.

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  19. You wouldn't want a love bite from this sleeping partner! Woman...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Daily Mail

    You wouldn't want a love bite from this sleeping partner! Woman in South Africa shares her bed with a LION and cuddle together under the duvet each night Miekie van Tonder has hand reared the lion cub from just five days old after it was separated from its mother The pair share a special bond which allows Miekie, who is trained in game preservation, to get close to her For most of us, lions are best encountered from the safety of a safari vehicle or from behind a game fence. But for one South African woman, she raised one cub like her own baby after it became separated from her mother.

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  20. Sport24.co.za | Khune: Give Komphela a chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | News24

    Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has urged the club's fans to give coach Steve Komphela the chance to prove his worth. Chiefs are unbeaten in all competitions this season, but that hasn't stopped a section of the club's supporters from criticising the tactics of the former Maritzburg United and Free State Stars coach.

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