Free State, South Africa Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Sport24.co.za | Currie Cup schedule for 2017 confirmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | News24

    Defending Currie Cup champions, the Free State Cheetahs, will kick off the 2017 season on Friday, July 21, when they host the Sharks in Bloemfontein. The opening round of action in the Currie Cup will also see the Blue Bulls, last year's runners up, travel to Kimberley to take on Griquas on Saturday, July 22, while the Pumas will host the Golden Lions in Nelspruit on Sunday, July 23. The Currie Cup First Division, which will be contested by the Griffons, Valke, Leopards, Boland Cavaliers, Border Bulldogs, Eastern Province, SWD Eagles and Welwitschias, starts in the last weekend of August.

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  2. Sport24.co.za | Naka Drotske: My heart is with the CheetahsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News24

    His career might not have been as prolific as several of his former Springbok team-mates, but Naka Drotske has no regrets when looking back. Drostke's accolades speak for themselves and he holds the unique distinction of winning the Currie Cup as a player, captain, team manager and coach with the Free State Cheetahs.

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  3. Coach Poad: Khairul to hit form in Bangkok meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Star Online

    KUALA LUMPUR: Sprinter Khairul Hafiz Jantan is all fired up to give his best in the Thailand Open Track and Field Championships in Bangkok from June 12-15. The 18-year-old will compete in three events - the 100m, 200m and 4x100m - in the four-day championships at the Thammasat University Sports Complex.

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  4. .com | Serial rhino poaching brothers denied bail by Limpopo courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News24

    SA Weather Service warns that strong gale force north-westerly winds are predicted along the west coast, and high fire danger is expected in parts of SA on Tuesday. Louis Trichardt Two brothers accused of rhino poaching, Deon and Niklaas van Deventer, and Onward Muchangowa - a Zimbabwean national - were denied bail on Friday after a marathon five-month bail hearing in the Makhado Magistrate's Court.

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  5. .com | Lesotho: What happens after 3 June elections?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | News24

    Today I miss the rain, the sound of water patter-pattering like a continuous prayer. I miss the scent of hope rising from the dry clay, spreading new life across the barren earth, writes James de Villiers .

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  6. Jaguars hunt for first triumph in Netball Premier LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    With the defending champions, the Free State Crinums, out of the Brutal Fruit Netball Premier League , the pressure is on the Gauteng Jaguars to claim the trophy after finishing second in the past three finals. It won't be an easy task for the Jaguars, in spite of losing only one match this season.

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  7. Gerhard's Volksie Museum: For the love of DubsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Bloemfontein - If you find yourself in the Free State capital and you have time to spare, stop by at Gerhard's Volksie museum. Whether you're a Volkswagen fan or just somebody who can appreciate the starry-eyed passion of one really dedicated car collector, it's worth a visit.

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  8. Malema's tax woes far from overRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    EFF leader Julius Malema's tax woes are far from over and he is now expected to testify in person before the Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, about his tax affairs. The South African Revenue Service unsuccessfully applied for leave to appeal against a judgment delivered by controversial now former Judge Mabel Jansen, in which she referred Malema's tax problems for oral evidence.

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  9. Petersen 'definitely feeling good' about his clean sheetsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    When Stanley Menzo arrived to take over as head coach of Ajax Cape Town in October last year, his top priority was to get the team to stop conceding silly and unnecessary goals. To inculcate this attitude into the players, Menzo introduced a simple philosophy: When the game kicks off, you already have one point - make sure you keep it; if you don't concede, you can't lose.

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  10. Top-eight scramble, drop zone jittersRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The Absa Premiership goes into the final round on Saturday with five mid-table teams in the mix for a top-eight finish and five at the bottom battling for survival. Of the remaining six clubs, who are confirmed qualifiers for next season's MTN8 competition, only champions Bidvest Wits are secure in their position.

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  11. Sport24.co.za | Khune hopes Komphela will continue at AmakhosiRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | News24

    Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has given his full backing to Steve Komphela and hopes he'll stay on as Amakhosi head coach for next season. Komphela has been unable to help the Soweto giants claim any silverware in his first two seasons at the club, but Khune is confident the former Bafana Bafana defender is the right man for the job.

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  12. More than log points at stake in derby, says Sharks skipperRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    It was a throwaway line from Sharks captain Philip van der Walt, but it could also have been a strong hint that the mystifyingly-timed Springbok squad announcement midweek could have an impact on tomorrow's big Super Rugby derby between the Sharks and the Stormers at Kings Park. Usually these Bok squad announcements are made after the completion of a weekend's Super Rugby games but South Africa's players go into the weekend's games knowing who is chosen and who is not.

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  13. Sport24.co.za | Mosimane pleased after Champions League exploitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | News24

    Mamelodi Sundowns boss Pitso Mosimane remained reserved during his assessment of his side's impressive 3-1 victory over AS Vita on Wednesday. Anthony Laffor opened the scoring midway through the opening half at the Stade des Martyrs in Kinshasa, before the hosts pegged the Champions of Africa back with an equaliser five minutes later.

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  14. Sport24.co.za | Tshabalala's agent laughs off CT City speculationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | News24

    Siphiwe Tshabalala will not be joining Cape Town City at the end of the season, according to his agent Jazzman Mahlakgane. The Kaizer Chiefs stalwart's future has come into question over the past month after Cape Town City owner John Comitis publicly revealed their interest to 'break the bank' for Shabba's services in the off season.

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  15. Sport24.co.za | Mobara eager to make an impactRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | News24

    Orlando Pirates centre-back Abbubaker Mobara is determined to make an impact in any given position in the Buccaneers' squad. Former Pirates coach Muhsin Ertugral Mobara often used Mobara in the engine room during his time at the club, and the Cape Town-born is continuing in a defensive midfield role with coach Kjell Jonevret at the helm.

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  16. Brumbies, Waratahs in tight race for Super Rugby playoff spotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Stuff.co.nz

    The remaining rounds of Super Rugby's regular season are likely to draw attention to an under-performing Australian conference in which the ACT Brumbies and New South Wales Waratahs are locked in a tight race for one playoff spot. The Brumbies and Waratahs hold the first two places in the conference with matching four-win, seven-loss records, although the Brumbies hold a four-point lead after taking six bonus points from their 11 matches.

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  17. Sport24.co.za | Blitzboks give back in trophy roadshowRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | News24

    The Springbok Sevens team delivered inspirational messages to pupils at Grey College and Willem Postma Primary School in Bloemfontein, Hentie Cilliers High School in Virginia and Riebeekstad High School in Riebeekstad, while also spending some time with rugby players and administrators at the Harmony Sports School outside Virginia during a roadshow in Free State province on Wednesday. The Blitzboks only arrived back in South Africa on Tuesday morning after winning the 2016/17 World Rugby Sevens Series in London on Sunday, but wasted no time to thank those who played a role in the team's success along the way.

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  18. Eoin Morgan hits ton in England win over South AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Newsday

    A brilliant Eoin Morgan century led England to a 72-run victory over South Africa in the first one-day international at Headingley. Skipper Morgan made 107 from 93 deliveries and Moeen Ali an unbeaten 77 from 51 to get the home side to 339-6.

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  19. Sport24.co.za | Sundowns shine brightly in KinshasaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | News24

    Mamelodi Sundowns registered their first Group C win in the CAF Champions League with a superb 3-1 victory against Vita club in the DR Congo on Wednesday. The South African club had the first chance of the game in the ninth minute when some neat interplay set Yannick Zakri in on goal, but his shot drew a superb save from Vita keeper Lukong Bongaman.

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  20. .com | Snakes alive! 'Gariep monster' turns out to be puff adderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | News24

    Bloemfontein - Paddlers at the weekend saw a huge puff adder swimming, seemingly quite effortlessly, for kilometres in the Gariep Dam, near Norvalspont, Netwerk24 reported on Tuesday. Julie Lundt posted pictures of the swimming reptile on the Facebook page of Snakes of South Africa.

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