Former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has urged his former employers to be strong in their negotiations over the future of Super Rugby and that New Zealand Rugby (NZR) owed trans-Tasman neighbours Australia no favours.
Tension is brewing in the corridors of the local game after the SA Football Association (Safa) flexed its muscles and insisted that there will be no football played in the country until the Premier Soccer League (PSL) has fully complied with the health and safety directives of the Joint Liaison Committee (JLC) and government.
Mamelodi Sundowns’ most versatile player, Thapelo Morena, is back in training with his club in Rustenburg after recovering from what appeared to have been a serious fracture and ligament damage to his ankle.
Football legends, greats and administrators have paid tribute to the loveable character, lyrical writer and old school scoop specialist that was football journalist Louis Mazibuko, who died at 69 on Wednesday.
It was billed as "The young lion against an ageing elephant", a battle 11 years ago which saw self-exiled South African warrior Lovemore "Black Panther" Ndou collide with his namesake Phillip "Time Bomb" Ndou.
Rulani Mokwena's father Julius "KK" Sono is optimistic that his son's return to Mamelodi Sundowns will improve their relationship, revealing they were not in constant contact when he was at Orlando Pirates.
The feud between the PSL and SAFA over the restart of domestic football moved up a notch yesterday, escalating tensions between the two organisations who've been like cat and mouse over the past few years.
The Premier Soccer League (PSL) has proposed Gauteng as the venue for the ‘bio-bubble’ camp for closed-doors matches to complete the 2019-20 Absa Premiership season‚ and next weekend as the date for the resumption of the league.