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Rugby murder accused to know fate in June

Blayne Shepard, the man accused of beating to death former Royal Marine Brett Williams, will know at the end of June whether Magistrate Trevor Levitt finds him innocent or guilty.

Scarra Ntubeni with ball and Handre Pollard.

Potential Boks at Dale need help to fulfil promise

Jorich Loubser matriculated last year with six As and, like many thousands of other 18-year-olds, he will soon be starting at university.

Marcell Coetzee

Springboks hopes rest on Coetzee

OPENSIDE flank Marcell Coetzee will come up against his toughest adversary on tour, Sam Warburton, when the Springboks meet Wales tomorrow and the outcome of that battle could decide the contest.

Schalk Burger

New plan for Springboks

THE audition for the Springbok flyhalf starting berth will continue this weekend when Pat Lambie makes his first start in the No10 jersey since last November when the Boks take on England at Twickenham on Saturday.

Cheslin Kolbe and Seabelo Senatla of Western Province celebrate during the Absa Currie Cup match between DHL Western Province and Vodacom Blue Bulls at DHL Newlands on October 18, 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. (Photo by Luigi Bennett/Gallo Images)

WP looks to strike runners

WESTERN Province will look to game-breakers such as fullback Cheslin Kolbe and wing Seabelo Senatla to win their second Currie Cup title in three years when they face the Golden Lions at Newlands today.

he Springboks line up for the National Anthem during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the South African Springboks at Patersons Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

Boks fired up for NZ

THERE are two ways to look at the Springboks’ battle readiness for today’s Rugby Championship Test against the All Blacks at Ellis Park.


All Blacks plan to go for jugular

JUST why the all-conquering All Blacks have a vice-like grip over their opponents was laid bare by coach Steve Hansen yesterday.

INJURED: Springbok Duane Vermeulen fights his way forward during the Rugby Championship match against Australia at Newlands on Saturday Picture: GALLO IMAGES

SPORT: Boks face All Blacks for glory

THE Rugby Championship is no longer on the line so the Springboks’ clash with the All Blacks at Ellis Park on Saturday will simply be about the best two teams in the world clashing for good old-fashioned glory.

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