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iafrica.com
Lions scrum Pumas into submissionThe Golden Lions went to the top of the Currie Cup standings, for at least 24 h
Lions scrum Pumas into submission
iafrica.com / Posted 19 minutes ago
The Golden Lions went to the top of the Currie Cup standings, for at least 24 hours, with a bonus-point 41-11 demolition of the Pumas. Leading just 13-3 after a very competitive first half at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday, the Lions'... Read more
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TribLIVE
D’Amico, Oberdorf hope to pace Greensburg Salem golf at top of lineupThe Greensburg Salem boys golf team hasn't made the playoffs since 2006 and gra
D’Amico, Oberdorf hope to pace Greensburg Salem golf at top of lineup
TribLIVE / Posted yesterday
The Greensburg Salem boys golf team hasn't made the playoffs since 2006 and graduated six seniors last year. Just don't tell the Golden Lions there isn't reason for optimism. Though depth figures to be an issue, coach Kevin Fjat expects his top... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sharks Name Team for PE TripSharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team for their Currie Cup clas
Sharks Name Team for PE Trip
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday (17:05 kick-off). The backline which did duty against the Golden Lions at Kings Park last weekend has remained intact... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hungry Lions show teeth in Currie Cup questThat is why the Currie Cup has no't been successfully defended since the Free S
Hungry Lions show teeth in Currie Cup quest
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
That is why the Currie Cup has no't been successfully defended since the Free State Cheetahs won it for a third straight time eight years ago and only four champions have ever retained their Super rugby titles immediately. But that doesn't seem to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gators hope to be a factor in loaded conferenceThe Gateway football team struggled out of the gate in 2014. Three straight lo
Gators hope to be a factor in loaded conference
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
The Gateway football team struggled out of the gate in 2014. Three straight losses overall and two in Greater Allegheny Conference play had many wondering in what direction the campaign would go. After the tough start, things started to level out,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pumas Change One for Lions ClashBy Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 With their campaign back on track, the Pumas m
Pumas Change One for Lions Clash
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 With their campaign back on track, the Pumas made a single change to the run-on side for their Currie Cup match against the Golden Lions in Nelspruit on Friday. Lock Giant Mtyanda is back in the starting XV after his... Read more
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iafrica.com
Lions looking to raise the barLions coach Johan Ackermann. Credit: Rugby365 The Golden Lions may be unbeaten
Lions looking to raise the bar
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Lions coach Johan Ackermann. Credit: Rugby365 The Golden Lions may be unbeaten with a full-house 15 points, but coach Johan Ackermann is far from satisfied with their form. With victories over the Eastern Province Kings (51-14), Pumas (44-27) and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gold - Scoreline Flattered LionsSharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold feels the 31-16 scoreline was not a true ref
Gold - Scoreline Flattered Lions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Sharks Director of Rugby Gary Gold feels the 31-16 scoreline was not a true reflection of their Currie Cup match against the Golden Lions last Saturday. The Sharks led 16-10 with 14 minutes remaining, but three late tries gave the men from... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Late Lions blitz sinks SharksJaco van der Walt of the Xerox Golden Lions during the Absa Currie Cup match be
Late Lions blitz sinks Sharks
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 6 days ago
Jaco van der Walt of the Xerox Golden Lions during the Absa Currie Cup match between Cell C Sharks and Xerox Golden Lions at Growthpoint Kings Park. Rugby365/Gallo Images A late surge by the Golden Lions saw them claim a hard-earned 31-16 bonus... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Reborn Bulls bury Province under try avalancheJOHANNESBURG - South African Currie Cup leaders the Bulls ran title-holders Wes
Reborn Bulls bury Province under try avalanche
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - South African Currie Cup leaders the Bulls ran title-holders Western Province ragged during the second half for a memorable 47-29 bonus-point triumph Saturday in Pretoria. A Bull supporter waves a flag outside Orlando stadium ahead of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lions Floor Struggling Sharks in DurbanThe Golden Lions remained unbeaten in this year's Currie Cup competition after
Lions Floor Struggling Sharks in Durban
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Golden Lions remained unbeaten in this year's Currie Cup competition after beating the Sharks 31-16 at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday. The men from Johannesburg, who led 7-6 at the break, claimed a full house of five log points courtesy of... Read more
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iafrica.com
Late Lions blitz sinks SharksJaco van der Walt of the Xerox Golden Lions during the Absa Currie Cup match be
Late Lions blitz sinks Sharks
iafrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Jaco van der Walt of the Xerox Golden Lions during the Absa Currie Cup match between Cell C Sharks and Xerox Golden Lions at Growthpoint Kings Park. Rugby365/Gallo Images A late surge by the Golden Lions saw them claim a hard-earned 31-16 bonus... Read more
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Super Sport
Golden Lions hold off Sharks The Xerox Golden Lions held off a determined challenge from the Cell C Sharks
Golden Lions hold off Sharks
Super Sport / Posted 6 days ago
The Xerox Golden Lions held off a determined challenge from the Cell C Sharks on their way to a 31-16 (halftime 7-6) win in a scrappy Absa Currie Cup Premier Division match at Growthpoint Kings Park in Durban on... Read more
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iafrica.com
Roos boot sinks Kings in PEJuan-Claude Roos kicked five penalties as the Pumas edged the Eastern Province
Roos boot sinks Kings in PE
iafrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Juan-Claude Roos kicked five penalties as the Pumas edged the Eastern Province Kings 15-13 in an arm-wrestle on Friday. The win, their second of the Currie Cup season, saw got the Nelspruit team's campaign back on track after last week's loss to the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Lineup, coach provide consistency for Greensburg Salem tennisGreensburg Salem girls tennis looks to have a much improved team this season th
Lineup, coach provide consistency for Greensburg Salem tennis
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
Greensburg Salem girls tennis looks to have a much improved team this season thanks to consistency with the head coaching position and the starting lineup. Last year, in the first season under coach Megan McIntyre, the Golden Lions were able to... Read more
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Super Sport
Unique double for Bulls' Kruger Vodacom Blue Bulls prop Werner Kruger will on Saturday become the first playe
Unique double for Bulls' Kruger
Super Sport / Posted 8 days ago
Vodacom Blue Bulls prop Werner Kruger will on Saturday become the first player at the union to play 100 matches for both the Bulls (Super Rugby) and Blue Bulls (Currie Cup). Kruger played his 100th match for the Bulls... Read more
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iol.co.za
Sharks can’t fall asleep - GoldBackpagepixSharks head coach Gary Gold wants an 80 minute performance when his
Sharks can’t fall asleep - Gold
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
BackpagepixSharks head coach Gary Gold wants an 80 minute performance when his team takes on the Golden Lions. Picture: BackpagePix Durban – Sharks Head Coach Gary Gold believes an 80 minute performance in their Absa Currie Cup match against the... Read more
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The New Age
Gold tells Sharks: 80 minutes please!Cell C Sharks Head Coach Gary Gold believes an 80 minute performance in their A
Gold tells Sharks: 80 minutes please!
The New Age / Posted 9 days ago
Cell C Sharks Head Coach Gary Gold believes an 80 minute performance in their Absa Currie Cup match against the Golden Lions at Kings Park on Saturday is crucial if they want a victory. The Lions, currently in second place on the log from their... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Making up for lost timePINE BLUFF -- Arkansas-Pine Bluff is two weeks into fall camp but isn't any clo
Making up for lost time
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
PINE BLUFF -- Arkansas-Pine Bluff is two weeks into fall camp but isn't any closer to naming a starting quarterback than it was the day practices started. At least Coach Monte Coleman's nerves have been eased a bit by knowing he will have plenty of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pumas Change 3 for PE TripBy Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 The Pumas have made three changes to the side
Pumas Change 3 for PE Trip
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
By Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 The Pumas have made three changes to the side that will face the EP Kings in their Absa Currie Cup clash in Port Elizabeth on Friday. Prop Corne Fourie will start his first match of the season scrumming down at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lions Lose Vorster for the SeasonThe Golden Lions medical team on Tuesday released a report ahead of the team's
Lions Lose Vorster for the Season
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Golden Lions medical team on Tuesday released a report ahead of the team's Currie Cup match against the Sharks in Durban this Saturday (17:05 kick-off). There is just one new injury to report, following last weekend's 44-27 win over the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Gold Has Faith in Sharks Young GunsSharks Director of Rugby is backing his young guns to do the job in this year's
Gold Has Faith in Sharks Young Guns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Sharks Director of Rugby is backing his young guns to do the job in this year's Currie Cup. The Durbanites have come out the blocks slow in this year's event, losing their first game 33-24 to the Pumas in Nelspruit, before earning a hard-fought... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Monday: Five stories to look for in the August 17, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian 1) FELINE ‘SQUATTERS’ Cats take a liking to local public buildings While mo
Five for Monday: Five stories to look for in the August 17, 2015 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 11 days ago
1) FELINE ‘SQUATTERS’ Cats take a liking to local public buildings While most people think they’re the ones adopting pets, sometimes animals will flip... Read more
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The New Age
Gauteng rivals early pace-setters in Absa Currie Cup raceThe Xerox Golden Lions, Vodacom Blue Bulls and the DHL Western Province all ach
Gauteng rivals early pace-setters in Absa Currie Cup race
The New Age / Posted 12 days ago
The Xerox Golden Lions, Vodacom Blue Bulls and the DHL Western Province all achieved successive wins in the second round of the Absa Currie Cup played over the weekend. In Durban, the Cell C Sharks opened their account with a win over the Eastern... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gauteng rivals set Currie Cup paceBackpagepixFrancois Hougaard of the Bulls celebrates a try with teammates durin
Gauteng rivals set Currie Cup pace
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
BackpagepixFrancois Hougaard of the Bulls celebrates a try with teammates during their Currie Cup clash with the Griquas. Picture: Sydney Mahlangu Cape Town – The Golden Lions, Blue Bulls and Western Province all achieved successive wins in the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Thirteen-man Lions beat PumasThe Golden Lions were made to work hard, but came away with a second consecutiv
Thirteen-man Lions beat Pumas
iafrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
The Golden Lions were made to work hard, but came away with a second consecutive bonus-point win. The men from Johannesburg, despite being reduced to 13 men in the final 10 minutes, recorded a 44-27 win over a willing and resilient Pumas outfit at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Pumas Unchanged for Lions DuelBy Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 Pumas coach MJ Mentz kept his side unchanged f
Pumas Unchanged for Lions Duel
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 Pumas coach MJ Mentz kept his side unchanged for their Currie Cup match against the Golden Lions at Ellis Park on Friday (19:10 kick-off). Mentz persisted with the team that pulled off a 33-24 victory over the Sharks... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Home Comforts for LionsBy Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 With two away Currie Cup matches looming, the
Home Comforts for Lions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
By Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 With two away Currie Cup matches looming, the Golden Lions will be looking to take full advantage of playing at home when they face the Pumas at Ellis Park on Friday. The Lions are fresh off a confidence-boosting... Read more
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The New Age
Wholesale changes to SA school sidesSA Schools coach Hein Kriek and his SA Schools A counterpart Lance Sendin on Mo
Wholesale changes to SA school sides
The New Age / Posted 18 days ago
SA Schools coach Hein Kriek and his SA Schools A counterpart Lance Sendin on Monday made wholesale changes to their starting line-ups for the second round of the Under-18 International Series at Outeniqua Park in George on Tuesday. The SA Schools... Read more
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WYMT TV News First
Garrard Co. could be dangerous in 2015LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) Jerry Perry is back for another season leading the Garrar
Garrard Co. could be dangerous in 2015
WYMT TV News First / Posted 18 days ago
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) Jerry Perry is back for another season leading the Garrard County program. The Golden Lions join a 3-A district comprised of Boyle County, Lexington Catholic and Western Hills. Perry knows it will not be easy. "You're going to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Changes to SA Schools TeamsSA Schools coach Hein Kriek and his SA Schools 'A' counterpart Lance Sendin on
Changes to SA Schools Teams
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
SA Schools coach Hein Kriek and his SA Schools 'A' counterpart Lance Sendin on Monday made wholesale changes to their starting line-ups for the second round of the Under-18 International Series at Outeniqua Park in George on Tuesday. The SA Schools... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lions Put Hapless Kings to the SwordA burst of four converted tries in the first 16 minutes of the match set the Go
Lions Put Hapless Kings to the Sword
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
A burst of four converted tries in the first 16 minutes of the match set the Golden Lions up for a comprehensive 51-14 win over the EP Kings in their Currie Cup Premier Division match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The... Read more
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TribLIVE
Riverview coach Sapotichne returns to rootsPaul Sapotichne doesn't know if fate or just a strong coincidence led to his re
Riverview coach Sapotichne returns to roots
TribLIVE / Posted 20 days ago
Paul Sapotichne doesn't know if fate or just a strong coincidence led to his return to coaching. But the longtime Greensburg Salem boys basketball coach was planning a move to the Oakmont or Verona area with his wife when he heard about the vacancy... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
South African Currie Cup champions serve notice of powerJOHANNESBURG - Title-holders Western Province served early notice of their Sout
South African Currie Cup champions serve notice of power
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
JOHANNESBURG - Title-holders Western Province served early notice of their South African Currie Cup strength with a 43-19 first-round triumph at Griquas this weekend. Western Stormers fly-half Demetri Catrakilis kicks a conversion on April 3,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Lions dethrone KingsSevens Springbok Albertus Smith scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions recorded
Lions dethrone Kings
iafrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Sevens Springbok Albertus Smith scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions recorded an emphatic 51-14 win over the Eastern Province Kings their Currie Cup match in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The men from Johannesburg were never troubled in the match as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Watson Leads Kings Against LionsExperienced flank Luke Watson is back to captain the EP Kings when they open th
Watson Leads Kings Against Lions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Experienced flank Luke Watson is back to captain the EP Kings when they open their Currie Cup Premier Division campaign against the Golden Lions at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday (14:15 kick-off). While coach Brent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blitzbok Starts for Griquas Against WPGriquas have named their team to face Western Province in their Currie Cup open
Blitzbok Starts for Griquas Against WP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
Griquas have named their team to face Western Province in their Currie Cup opener in Kimberley on Friday. Scrumhalf Tian Meyer captains the team which features Springbok Sevens star Ruhan Nel in midfield. The outside centre is set to make his debut... Read more
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The New Age
Watson to captain Kings against LionsLuke Watson will captain the Eastern Province Kings in their Currie Cup opener
Watson to captain Kings against Lions
The New Age / Posted 21 days ago
Luke Watson will captain the Eastern Province Kings in their Currie Cup opener against the Golden Lions at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. In their second season in the Premier Division, the Kings will boast an... Read more
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iafrica.com
Watson back to lead KingsVeteran flank Luke Watson will captain the Eastern Province Kings when they ope
Watson back to lead Kings
iafrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
Veteran flank Luke Watson will captain the Eastern Province Kings when they open their Currie Cup campaign against the Golden Lions at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. While coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has had to deal... Read more
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TribLIVE
Greensburg Salem grad Roddy to be inducted into Point Park Pioneer Hall of FameAfter becoming the only Point Park women's volleyball player ever to register m
Greensburg Salem grad Roddy to be inducted into Point Park Pioneer Hall of Fame
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
After becoming the only Point Park women's volleyball player ever to register more than 1,000 career digs and kills, it should come as no surprise that Rachel Roddy was named to the Point Park University Pioneer Hall of Fame this year. But that's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Du Toit Raring to Go for BoksBy Lloyd Burnard - Sport24 in Durban Pieter-Steph du Toit's short career has b
Du Toit Raring to Go for Boks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
By Lloyd Burnard - Sport24 in Durban Pieter-Steph du Toit's short career has been plagued by stints on the sidelines. The latest came in the form of the knee injury which threatened to destroy his hopes of featuring at this year's Rugby World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Van Dyk Leaves Kings for CheetahsThe Eastern Province Kings and prop Maks van Dyk have mutually agreed to part w
Van Dyk Leaves Kings for Cheetahs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
The Eastern Province Kings and prop Maks van Dyk have mutually agreed to part ways after the front-ranker expressed a desire to return to the Free State. "Maks has indicated that he would like to return to the Free State where he has been offered a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Question mark over concussed PollardThe prodigiously talented Blue Bulls pivot suffered a knock to the head during
Question mark over concussed Pollard
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 25 days ago
The prodigiously talented Blue Bulls pivot suffered a knock to the head during the 27-20 loss to New Zealand on July 25 and Bok team doctor Craig Roberts described his concussion as a delayed one. "He actually passed that assessment, he had another... Read more
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The New Age
Bulls and Border remain unbeatenDefending Saru Women’s Interprovincial champions Border, and 2014 finalists, th
Bulls and Border remain unbeaten
The New Age / Posted 25 days ago
Defending Saru Women’s Interprovincial champions Border, and 2014 finalists, the Blue Bulls, maintained their unbeaten runs in Section A of the competition on the weekend as they registered convincing victories against Western Province and SWD... Read more
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The New Age
Lions, EP Kings on topThe Golden Lions suffered a 24-19 defeat to Western Province in Cape Town on Sa
Lions, EP Kings on top
The New Age / Posted 26 days ago
The Golden Lions suffered a 24-19 defeat to Western Province in Cape Town on Saturday, but remained top of the standings in the Under-21 Provincial Championships after four rounds of action. The Blue Bulls (39-20) overcame the EP Kings in Port... Read more
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TribLIVE
High school notebook: Baseball standouts showcase their skills for pro scoutsA trio of WPIAL baseball standouts are hoping they made a memorable impact last
High school notebook: Baseball standouts showcase their skills for pro scouts
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
A trio of WPIAL baseball standouts are hoping they made a memorable impact last week during their trip to Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. Union's Joe Gunn Jr. (Ball State), Plum's Alex Kiriloff (Liberty) and Montour's Trent Vietmeier (LSU) have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sharks Triumph in PMB WarmThe Sharks ran out 33-29 winners against the Golden Lions in an Absa Currie Cup
Sharks Triumph in PMB Warm
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
The Sharks ran out 33-29 winners against the Golden Lions in an Absa Currie Cup warm-up match at Woodburn Stadium in Pietermaritzburg on Friday night. New recruit Joe Pietersen opened the scoring when he collected his own grubber kick to dot down... Read more
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iafrica.com
Pietersen score in Sharks winSharks import Joe Pietersen left his mark on the game as the Sharks completed t
Pietersen score in Sharks win
iafrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
Sharks import Joe Pietersen left his mark on the game as the Sharks completed their Currie Cup pre-season preparations with a hard-earned 33-29 win over the Golden Lions. The five-tries-to-four win came a week ahead of the start of the season at the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Slaptjips junior slips quietly on to centre stageWhile Warren Whiteley and Jaco Kriel were pocketing plaudits and man-of-the mat
Slaptjips junior slips quietly on to centre stage
Mail & Guardian / Posted 28 days ago
While Warren Whiteley and Jaco Kriel were pocketing plaudits and man-of-the match awards for the Golden Lions earlier this season, Harold Vorster slipped quietly into the backline. In this way, he behaved as all good centres should. He’s unobtrusive... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ackermann - This Currie Cup Will Be TighterBy Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 Following their 2014 Currie Cup final defeat t
Ackermann - This Currie Cup Will Be Tighter
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
By Ockert De Villiers - Sport24 Following their 2014 Currie Cup final defeat to Western Province, Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes the weight of expectation will be heavy on the team. Last year the Johannesburg side and WP were the clear... Read more
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