Liam Del Carme Sports reporter

Liam Del Carme has been a sports writer for more than 25 years. He specialises in rugby but also writes about cricket, tennis and golf for the Sunday Times.


Currie Cup may prove temporary lifebuoy for SA teams amid URC uncertainty

SA's United Rugby Championship franchises will likely go into the new year facing an uncertain playing schedule in the ...


Lions claw their way to the top of SA pile

They went into the United Rugby Championship (URC) the least fancied of the SA franchises but after five rounds the ...


Zestful Lions tame Stormers at Cape Town Stadium

The Lions spoiled the Stormers' delayed United Rugby Championship (URC) homecoming with a crushing 37-19 win at Cape ...


Stormers coach Dobson laments URC postponements

Stormers coach John Dobson added his voice to the chorus of frustration at the postponement of last weekend's United ...


Kitshoff and Jantjies get a break

The spoilt for choice Stormers have opted to give Springboks Steven Kitshoff and Herschel Jantjies a breather and will ...


Big bucks beckon for Springbok Nyakane

Springbok prop Trevor Nyakane is off to France on a mega bucks deal, given what Racing 92 were prepared to pay for his ...


Munster rugby players stuck in Cape Town after positive Covid-19 tests

Munster's rugby team will have to remain in Cape Town for at least another day after nine more in their touring group ...


World Rugby’s new eligibility rules are set to change the game

The amendment is a decisive step towards tapping into a talent pool that would have otherwise remained dormant


Blitzboks down USA to win in Dubai

The Blitzboks surged to their fifth title of the season when they downed the United States 42-7 in the final of the ...


Brakes slammed on South Africa’s United Rugby Championship matches over variant risk

The brakes have been slammed on SA's participants in the United Rugby Championship (URC).