Category archives for: Rugby

SA tourneys out as COVID-19 ends Zimbabwe rugby

Zimbabwe's Sables rugby team

from WELLINGTON TONI in Harare, Zimbabwe HARARE, (CAJ News) – THE curtains have abruptly come down the Zimbabwean rugby season as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues bringing the sporting world to a standstill. Some of the tournaments that authorities have postponed are either sponsored by South African firms or initially scheduled for Zimbabwe’s southern neighbour. […]

SA streets a carnival as unity triumphs over ethnic divisions

President Cyril Ramaphosa lifts World Rugby Trophy with victorious Springboks

by AKANI CHAUKE Acting News Editor JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SOUTH African streets have in recent years been war zones as locals vent their anger at inept service delivery or embark on industrial action. Most recently, they have been the scenes of running battles between xenophobic gangs and foreign nationals who they, unjustifiably, blame for […]

Springboks hail successful sponsorship by MTN

Springboks captain, Siya Kolisi, in joyous mood with an MTN staffer at the Trophy Tour at MTN Headquarters in Fairland on Thursday.

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – NEWLY-crowned world rugby champions, the Springboks, have lauded the partnership with mobile network operator, MTN. The gratitude was expressed during the Webb Ellis Trophy Tour when it made a stop-over at MTN head office in Fairland, Johannesburg. “I wish to take this moment to thank team MTN for […]

Sponsors salute world champs Springboks for uniting SA

South African president Cyril Ramaphosa joins Springboks' victory celebration in Japan following winning the rugby world cup.

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SPONSORS of the Springboks have congratulated the team after winning the Rugby World Cup South Africa beat England 32-12 on Saturday to reclaim the William Webb Ellis trophy. MTN South Africa said two and a half years ago, the Boks were facing bleak times, but the company stated […]

Springboks victory to unite a divided nation

Springboks players in show of strength, courage and hunger for success at the ongoing 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan

by MTHULISI SIBANDA  JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MILLIONS of South Africans and other African neutrals will be rooting for the Springboks to win the Rugby World Cup and unite a nation gripped by months of conflict, gender-based violence and economic crisis. The side will lock horns with England at the 75 000-seater International Stadium Yokohama […]

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