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#South Africa

# south-africa - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Moynihan and O'Briain crash out of Alfred Dunhill Championship after disappointing second round Down And Out

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

From The42 Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides Bull By The Horns

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides

‘We believe this is an approach that can work for South African rugby in its broadest sense.’

# south-africa - Monday 10 December, 2018

South Dublin County Council approves plan for apartment block beside park

The plans had prompted objections from some community workers.

From The42 Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup Future Plans

Erasmus expects to leave Springbok head coach role after World Cup

The former Munster boss will instead focus on his director of rugby duties with South Africa.

# south-africa - Friday 30 November, 2018

From The42 Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery Pretoria

Springbok World Cup-winner shot three times during armed robbery

The powerful former front row is in critical condition after a break-in at his brother’s home.

# south-africa - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year Upward Curve

Captain Kolisi proud to restore respect for Springboks in Rassie's first year

The former Munster boss has led a resurgence in South African rugby that could lead them to a World Cup clash with Ireland.

From The42 BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold' Tokyo 2020

BOD: 'Big names could switch to sevens in pursuit of Olympic gold'

The 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series gets underway in Dubai this weekend.

# south-africa - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

From The42 I made the wrong call on Farrell non-penalty, admits ref Error Of Judgement

I made the wrong call on Farrell non-penalty, admits ref

Angus Gardner concedes he made the wrong decision over the contentious challenge on South Africa’s Andre Esterhuizen.

# south-africa - Monday 26 November, 2018

Man appears before South African court charged with murder of Irish charity worker

John Curran was killed earlier this month.

# south-africa - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Big injury blow for Wales as flanker Jenkins suffers suspected ACL damage Setback

Big injury blow for Wales as flanker Jenkins suffers suspected ACL damage

‘You have to really feel for him,’ Warren Gatland said.

Man arrested over murder of John Curran in Cape Town

The charity worker was found dead at his apartment earlier this month.

# south-africa - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield Talisman

Pollard stars as South Africa down Scotland at Murrayfield

The 24-year-old kicked 13 points and notched a try during Saturday’s game.

# south-africa - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Police release CCTV images in connection with murder of Irish aid worker

John Curran was found dead in his apartment last week.

# south-africa - Saturday 10 November, 2018

From The42 Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory The Rassie-lution

Drama in Paris as Springboks score 85th minute try to take victory

Hooker Mbongeni Mbonami scored at the death to cap an enthralling closing act.

# south-africa - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Irish charity worker stabbed to death in South Africa

His body was formally identified this morning.

# south-africa - Saturday 3 November, 2018

A Robben Island prisoner visits Kilmainham Gaol to commemorate Mandela

Thulani Mabaso has given tours of the Robben Island prison since 2002.

From The42 Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing Out Of Jail

Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing

Referee Angus Gardner’s decision to leave Farrell’s late hit go unpunished caused huge debate.

From The42 Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa November Tests This post contains videos

Farrell's boot and shoulder in the spotlight as England edge South Africa

The England 10 was fortunate to get away with his last minute hit on Esterhuizen.

# south-africa - Friday 2 November, 2018

From The42 'A lot of lads have been waiting for this opportunity': Leinster off Broadway, but understudies ready to shine Big Chance

'A lot of lads have been waiting for this opportunity': Leinster off Broadway, but understudies ready to shine

Loosehead Ed Byrne has a tough time forcing his way into Leinster’s matchday squad when Cian Healy and Jack McGrath are around.

# south-africa - Thursday 1 November, 2018

From The42 After weeks of appeals and counter appeals, Saracens centre Lozowski banned for All Blacks Test November Tests

After weeks of appeals and counter appeals, Saracens centre Lozowski banned for All Blacks Test

The England international has been handed a four-week suspension, back-dated a fortnight.

# south-africa - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

From The42 Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect Checking Out

Ulster's Springbok forward Jean Deysel retires with immediate effect

Deysel’s last appearance for the northern province was in last month’s defeat to his former side Munster.

# south-africa - Sunday 30 September, 2018

South African drug supplier suspected of facilitating Ireland's biggest cocaine dealers

The supplier is heavily linked to a Dublin crime family.

From The42 Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss Pressure

Cheika defiant despite Wallabies woes after Springboks loss

The Wallabies have lost four of five games and eight of their past 10 Tests but boss Michael Cheika is digging in.

# south-africa - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From The42 Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth Springboks

Springboks withstand fierce second-half pressure to defeat Australia in Port Elizabeth

The victory moved South Africa within two points of leaders New Zealand.

# south-africa - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

From The42 'It's not an easy place to come' - Payne knows big task in prospect as Ulster travel to Bloemfontein Ulster

'It's not an easy place to come' - Payne knows big task in prospect as Ulster travel to Bloemfontein

Ulster defence coach Jared Payne knows his side face a tough trip to South Africa to take on the Cheetahs.

# south-africa - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From The42 Hansen not 'bitching' about ref call in All Blacks' shock loss No Excuses

Hansen not 'bitching' about ref call in All Blacks' shock loss

The New Zealand coach would not blame referee Nigel Owens or fly-half Beauden Barrett for the defeat to South Africa.

From The42 Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career Rassie This post contains videos

Defeating the All Blacks the pinnacle of Erasmus' coaching career

What a moment for the former Munster director of rugby.

# south-africa - Friday 14 September, 2018

From The42 Promising 19-year-old prop O’Toole back for Ulster's clash with Kings Teamsheet

Promising 19-year-old prop O’Toole back for Ulster's clash with Kings

Dan McFarland has made just three changes to his starting team.

# south-africa - Saturday 8 September, 2018

From The42 Cheika: 'I rang the coach and said, "mate, I need this bloke back on a plane"' Wallabies

Cheika: 'I rang the coach and said, "mate, I need this bloke back on a plane"'

Despite the late withdrawals of Adam Coleman and Israel Folau, Australia secured a hard-fought 23-18 victory over South Africa.

From The42 Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again Relief

Injury-hit Australia break losing streak as Springboks stumble again

The Wallabies scored a five-point win against South Africa.

# south-africa - Sunday 2 September, 2018

From The42 Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk Rassie

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk

The 45-year-old says he will not be leaving his role as South Africa head coach to take over the Bulls.

# south-africa - Tuesday 28 August, 2018

From The42 Jaco Taute on brink of return to action in boost for Munster ahead of season-opener Red Men

Jaco Taute on brink of return to action in boost for Munster ahead of season-opener

But Chris Farrell and Tyler Bleyendaal won’t return any time soon, it seems.

# south-africa - Sunday 26 August, 2018

From The42 Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable' Rugby Championship This post contains videos

Rassie calls Springbok display in Argentina 'unacceptable'

The former Munster boss says the clash with the Wallabies is ‘win at all costs’.

# south-africa - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video

Adam Catzavelos drew controversy after using an insulting term for a black African.

# south-africa - Thursday 26 July, 2018

From The42 Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement Horrified

Six-month ban for Johnson after consuming wife's fat-burning supplement

The ban has been backdated and the Wasps man will be free to play from the start of the upcoming season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

200 elephants to be moved to Mozambique as part of effort to prevent falling numbers

The operation will be one of the country’s largest ever elephant relocations.

# south-africa - Saturday 7 July, 2018

This plan could see an iceberg being towed to Cape Town to ease drought conditions

Earlier this year, Cape Town came within weeks of forcing residents to queue for water rations at public stations as a result of a drought.

# south-africa - Friday 6 July, 2018

Three suspected rhino poachers eaten by lions in South Africa

The men entered the game reserve armed with a rifle and an axe, and were found dismembered the following day.

# south-africa - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

South African woman found alive in mortuary fridge

“We’re not in the business of declaring living people dead, we’re in the business of keeping people alive.”

# south-africa - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From The42 Jones: England back on road to being world's best All Smiles Now

Jones: England back on road to being world's best

After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.

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