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#South Africa

From The42 Schedule unchanged and Sky remain broadcasters for 2021 Lions tour to South Africa Lions 2021

Schedule unchanged and Sky remain broadcasters for 2021 Lions tour to South Africa

Organisers are eager to invite travelling supporters and give ‘clarity’ over the planned tour.

From TheJournal.ie Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies aged 59 Denmark

Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies aged 59

She had been South Africa’s ambassador to Denmark since 2015.

From TheJournal.ie South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases Africa

South Africa reports record daily increase in coronavirus cases

More than 11 million people around the world are now known to have been infected since the pandemic began.

From TheJournal.ie United States records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases in 24-hour period for first time Coronavirus

United States records over 50,000 Covid-19 cases in 24-hour period for first time

The US has now reported nearly 2.7 million cases and more than 128,000 deaths.

From The42 SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered Calendar

SA Rugby confirm Lions tour shifting to autumn 2021 is being considered

South Africa hope to have their professional teams back in action by August.

From The42 World player of the year Pieter-Steph du Toit terminates contract in South Africa Exit

World player of the year Pieter-Steph du Toit terminates contract in South Africa

The World Cup winner has exited his deal with Western Province.

From The42 'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile' Suftum

'It turned out to be the best four years of my career by a country mile'

Johann Muller says David Humphreys played a huge role in making his time in Ulster such a happy one.

From The42 Leinster's Lancaster would be an ideal addition for the Lions next year Knowledge

Leinster's Lancaster would be an ideal addition for the Lions next year

The 50-year-old has enjoyed helping young players like Ryan Baird and Harry Byrne to develop.

From The42 'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there' Suftum

'It was never a guarantee with Ireland, it was more that carrot dangling there'

Robbie Diack played for Ulster 205 times during a decade with the northern province.

From The42 The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009 Classic

The brutal and bloody second Lions Test in South Africa in 2009

The Springboks claimed series success in dramatic circumstances in Pretoria.

From The42 BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win Lions

BOD and Roberts' brilliance, The Beast's scrum power, and a narrow Boks win

The Lions very nearly produced a comeback victory against South Africa in their first Test in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Antrim couple left stranded in Johannesburg because they're at 'high risk' of coronavirus South Africa

Antrim couple left stranded in Johannesburg because they're at 'high risk' of coronavirus

James Hagan claimed they are being held airside and left to sleep in a vehicle overnight.

From The42 South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions Plans

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions

The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.

From The42 Rassie's riveting clips an invaluable insight into pre-World Cup prep Erasmus Programme This post contains videos

Rassie's riveting clips an invaluable insight into pre-World Cup prep

Covid-19 might have given some of you time and space to reassess your team’s culture, so here’s how Rassie worked.

From The42 South African World Cup winner to retire Legend

South African World Cup winner to retire

Francois Louw is into his ninth season with Bath but has revealed this will be his final year at the Recreation Ground.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick Always Believe In Your Soul

Gardaí looking for owners of gold coins and brooch found in Limerick

The items were recovered in Abbeyfeale in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event Apartheid

Irish government ‘outraged’ over IRFU participation in South Africa sports event

Details of correspondence and government letters have been released by the National Archives.

From The42 Scotland to get first crack at newly crowned world champions South Africa Voluntary Defence

Scotland to get first crack at newly crowned world champions South Africa

Georgia will also face South Africa for only the second time following two Springboks Tests against the Scots.

From The42 South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph Time To Say Goodbye

South Africa great 'The Beast' retires from international rugby after World Cup triumph

Tendai Mtawarira picked up 117 caps throughout his career.

From The42 'Felix has been amazing and has brought so much. The boys absolutely love him' Irish Abroad

'Felix has been amazing and has brought so much. The boys absolutely love him'

Irishman Felix Jones is a World Cup winner.

From The42 2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks Tourists

2021 Lions tour already looming into view for the Springboks

Rassie Erasmus wants the Boks to become a consistent force between now and then.

From The42 'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus Hope

'In South Africa, pressure is having a close relative who is murdered' - Erasmus

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus explains how his team embraced any pressure at the World Cup.

From The42 Rassie's sensational Springboks stun England to claim World Cup crown Dominant

Rassie's sensational Springboks stun England to claim World Cup crown

Superb tries from wings Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe capped a complete display.

From The42 'You can't fire a cannon out of a canoe' -- Eddie O'Sullivan EDDIE-ISM
From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup final? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you watch the Rugby World Cup final?

England are taking on South Africa in the final this morning.

From The42 As it happened: England v South Africa, Rugby World Cup final Liveblog

As it happened: England v South Africa, Rugby World Cup final

England are one game away from their second World Cup, South Africa are pushing for a third. Join us to see who gets their hands on the Webb Ellis.

From The42 Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks Preview

Eddie Jones' England have qualities to secure World Cup against Boks

Rassie Erasmus’ South Africans will back themselves to match the English power in Yokohama.

From The42 'They can inspire a whole country' - Jones asks England to play without fear Likeable

'They can inspire a whole country' - Jones asks England to play without fear

The Australian head coach says his team have pride in their style of play.

From The42 Sinckler and May passed fit as Jones names unchanged England XV Named

Sinckler and May passed fit as Jones names unchanged England XV

Ben Spencer has replaced Willi Heinz on the bench in the only change to the matchday 23.

From The42 Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final Team News

Kolbe returns from injury as Boks make one change for World Cup final

The South Africans have gone for a 6/2 split once again on their bench.

From The42 Super Rugby's Lions appoint 37-year-old Van Rooyen as head coach CASH IN

Super Rugby's Lions appoint 37-year-old Van Rooyen as head coach

Van Rooyen was S&C coach for the Johannesburg side before taking the reins for the Currie Cup.

From The42 World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other Physicality

World Cup final pits 'the two most powerful teams in the world' against each other

England defence coach John Mitchell is expecting a very different challenge this weekend.

From The42 To their credit, Eddie Jones and England evolved leading into this World Cup Changes

To their credit, Eddie Jones and England evolved leading into this World Cup

The head coach said his team’s journey began on the 2018 tour of South Africa.

From The42 'I was watching the 2007 final in the tavern because I didn't have a TV at home' Rainbow Nation

'I was watching the 2007 final in the tavern because I didn't have a TV at home'

Springboks captain Siya Kolisi has proved to be a wonderful leader for Rassie Erasmus’ side.

From The42 Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021 Gats

Gatland looking to 'have some revenge' with the Lions in South Africa in 2021

The Wales boss was proud of his side’s effort in their World Cup semi-final defeat to the Springboks.

From The42 'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan' Marching On

'I'm not 100% sure a World Cup is going to be won by a very expansive game plan'

Rassie Erasmus’ Springboks ground their way into a World Cup final against England.

From The42 Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales Tension

Erasmus' Boks set up World Cup final with England after edging Wales

Handré Pollard’s place-kicking was crucial as the Boks edged the semi-final in Yokohama.

From The42 As it happened: Wales v South Africa, Rugby World Cup semi-final Liveblog

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

Rassie left Ireland to bring South Africa back to the top of the game. Warren Gatland and Wales stood between them and the World Cup final.

From The42 Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England Slugfest

Gatland's Wales and Rassie's Boks to battle for final spot against England

The second semi-final in Yokohama promises to be a brutally physical affair.

From The42 'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on Double Act

'Irish people are really good people' - Erasmus and Nienaber drive the Boks on

The South Africa coaching duo have been close friends since the early 1990s.

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