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# south-africa - Yesterday’s News

Soldier buried under eight metres of snow found alive after six days

Nine of his colleagues died in the accident.

# south-africa - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

From The42 Handre Pollard ruled out of South Africa’s summer Test series against Ireland Broken Bok

Handre Pollard ruled out of South Africa’s summer Test series against Ireland

The 21-year-old out-half is facing a nine-month lay-off.

# south-africa - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Irish woman who died in South African yachting accident named

Rachel Daly (49) had been sailing in the yacht with her husband PJ.

# south-africa - Monday 1 February, 2016

Irish woman (49) dies in South Africa after yacht runs aground

A Scottish man also died in the incident.

# south-africa - Saturday 16 January, 2016

From The42 Decent knock: Paul Dunne keeps pace with leaders in Jo’burg despite this cricket style drive Cover Drive

# south-africa - Monday 11 January, 2016

Oscar Pistorius is not giving up on avoiding jail for murder

He’s appealing his murder conviction, but even if he fails he mightn’t be sentence to prison.

# south-africa - Monday 28 December, 2015

How race jokes are helping the healing process in post-Apartheid South Africa Apartheid Lols This post contains videos

How race jokes are helping the healing process in post-Apartheid South Africa

A number of comedians have taken the lead in joking about difficult issues.

# south-africa - Sunday 27 December, 2015

Seán Dunne’s wife won’t profit from the sale of luxury hotel

South Africa’s top court made the decision last week.

# south-africa - Friday 18 December, 2015

Chef loses battle to stay in New Zealand after being declared too fat

He and his wife have had applications to renew their work visas rejected because of his weight.

# south-africa - Thursday 3 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius is going back to jail for murder. Here’s how justice was finally done

The 29-year-old athlete was found guilty of murder at an appeals court in South Africa today.

From The42 Heyneke Meyer walks away from Springboks job SPRUNG LOOSE

Heyneke Meyer walks away from Springboks job

Meyer guided South Africa to third in the World Cup, but was subjected to constant criticism about his side’s style of play.

Oscar Pistorius found guilty of the murder of Reeva Steenkamp

Oscar Pistorius will go back to jail after appeals court upgrades charge to murder.

# south-africa - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Oscar Pistorius cell shown to journalists in official prison tour

It comes as a South African appeals court prepares to rule on whether he should be sent back to prison.

# south-africa - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne has endured a tough start to life on the European Tour Dunne And Dusted

Paul Dunne has endured a tough start to life on the European Tour

Dunne was one of three Irish golfers who missed today’s cut at the Alfred Dunhill Championship.

# south-africa - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From The42 From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander Roots

From a South African farm to captaining Munster: The rise of CJ Stander

The 25-year-old was always a leader during his youth and his departure was a blow to South African rugby.

# south-africa - Friday 6 November, 2015

From The42 Here are the dates and venues for the Irish rugby team’s 2016 summer tour Boks Clever

Here are the dates and venues for the Irish rugby team’s 2016 summer tour

Ireland are off to face the Springboks next June.

# south-africa - Monday 2 November, 2015

Policemen in South Africa arrested after allegedly appearing on video shooting suspect dead

The footage was released in a Sunday newspaper yesterday.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

From The42 Matfield to captain Springboks in final game before retirement Last Stand

Matfield to captain Springboks in final game before retirement

Also, Ruan Pienaar is back in the starting line-up.

# south-africa - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

From The42 Jean de Villiers may face Munster in the Champions Cup after signing with Leicester Tigers Familiar Face

Jean de Villiers may face Munster in the Champions Cup after signing with Leicester Tigers

De Villiers will join the Tigers on December 1.

# south-africa - Monday 26 October, 2015

From The42 7 key stats from the weekend’s Rugby World Cup semi-finals Numbers Game

7 key stats from the weekend’s Rugby World Cup semi-finals

Tackles, positive carries and line-out steals: every little helps.

# south-africa - Sunday 25 October, 2015

‘They brought us great joy’: Families devastated after Co Down couple die on their honeymoon

It is believed that John and Lynette Rodgers drowned on the beach in South Africa.

The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth Hybrid Drug This post contains videos

The potent mixture of marijuana and heroin that’s destroying South Africa’s youth

Nyaope is hurting the most vulnerable.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 October, 2015

From The42 Citing concern for Richie McCaw ahead of the Rugby World Cup final Black Mark

Citing concern for Richie McCaw ahead of the Rugby World Cup final

The All Blacks skipper faces an anxious 36 hours to see if he will face disciplinary action.

From The42 Did the officials miss a forward pass for New Zealand’s first try? Hawk-Eye

Did the officials miss a forward pass for New Zealand’s first try?

Should Jerome Kaino’s try have stood?

From The42 ‘Matlock’ made a surprise cameo for the last 20 minutes of New Zealand v South Africa Job Swap
From The42 As it happened: South Africa v New Zealand, Rugby World Cup semi-final Liveblog

As it happened: South Africa v New Zealand, Rugby World Cup semi-final

A place in the World Cup final was on the line. We followed all the action from Twickenham.

# south-africa - Friday 23 October, 2015

From The42 ‘I was just running on instinct, I didn’t want to stuff it up’: Old, wise McCaw still wary of over-thinking the biggest games Influence

‘I was just running on instinct, I didn’t want to stuff it up’: Old, wise McCaw still wary of over-thinking the biggest games

The captain is ready to get more battle scars to reach a second consecutive World Cup final.

# south-africa - Thursday 22 October, 2015

From The42 Who should you support in the World Cup now Ireland are out? The Quizziness End

Who should you support in the World Cup now Ireland are out?

Guaranteed to sort you out with a country to root for in the Rugby Championship too!

From The42 All Blacks make just one change for ‘live or die’ showdown against South Africa New Zealand

All Blacks make just one change for ‘live or die’ showdown against South Africa

Joe Moody starts in the New Zealand front row on Saturday.

# south-africa - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

From The42 Current All Blacks ‘probably the best team to ever play the game’ — Springbok boss Meyer Charm Offensive

Current All Blacks ‘probably the best team to ever play the game’ — Springbok boss Meyer

‘To beat the number one side in the world you have to be better than your best,’ says Bryan Habana.

From The42 You won’t have to switch channel to watch the RWC semi-finalists in action over the next five years Due South

You won’t have to switch channel to watch the RWC semi-finalists in action over the next five years

Sky’s deal with Sanzar includes rights for summer tours to the southern hemisphere.

From The42 Same again for Springboks as they name side to face New Zealand Same Again

Same again for Springboks as they name side to face New Zealand

Ruan Pienaar must settle for a place on the bench yet again.

# south-africa - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Oscar Pistorius has been released from prison a day early

The Paralympian was allowed out of prison in Pretoria a day early in an apparent attempt to avoid media coverage.

# south-africa - Monday 19 October, 2015

From The42 ‘We can lift it up a few notches’: All Blacks promise to get even better next week Always Bet On Black

# south-africa - Saturday 17 October, 2015

From The42 Ridiculous behind-the-back offload gives Springboks win over Wales Wow

Ridiculous behind-the-back offload gives Springboks win over Wales

What a way to settle a bruising quarter-final!

From The42 As it happened: South Africa v Wales, Rugby World Cup quarter-final Rwc 15

As it happened: South Africa v Wales, Rugby World Cup quarter-final

The quarter-finals are upon us and we watched on as South Africa and Wales locked horns.

A ‘broke and broken’ Oscar Pistorius: From Olympic hero to jailed killer

From breaking records to prison to house arrest, the young life of the champion killer.

# south-africa - Friday 16 October, 2015

Woman arrested after trying to sell her baby online for €335

The 19-month-old boy is now in care.

# south-africa - Thursday 15 October, 2015

From The42 Gatland makes three changes for World Cup quarter-final against the Springboks Split Decisions

Gatland makes three changes for World Cup quarter-final against the Springboks

Dan Lydiate, Gethin Jenkins and Tyler Morgan all start.

# south-africa - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

From The42 ‘We had a lot of bottles of red wine’ – Schalk Burger on overcoming quarter-final heartbreak Red Red Wine

‘We had a lot of bottles of red wine’ – Schalk Burger on overcoming quarter-final heartbreak

The South-Africans lost to Australia at the last-eight stage in 2011.

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