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South Africa World Cup winner arrested following flight incident
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# Trouble

South Africa World Cup winner arrested following flight incident

7 hours ago 9,926 Views 0 Comments

Elton Jantjies was detained in Johannesburg and charged with causing malicious damage to property.

# south-africa - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals
# Autumn Internationals
# Autumn Internationals

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals

Thu 12:09 PM 18,694 Views 14 Comments

World champions South Africa are among Ireland’s opponents.

# south-africa - Friday 29 April, 2022

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks
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# Starting XV

Six changes for Connacht as Blade set to make 150th appearance against Sharks

Apr 29th 2022, 12:13 PM 4,824 Views 6 Comments

Head coach Andy Friend is hoping to make it a clean sweep against the South African sides in the URC this season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 26 April, 2022

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division
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# Big Plans

URC explore women's and U23 competitions but no plans for second division

Apr 26th 2022, 1:04 PM 3,440 Views 5 Comments

CEO Martin Anayi said they would like to launch the women’s league ‘sooner rather than later.’

# south-africa - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead
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South Africa launches relief cash for Durban flooding as at least 448 dead

Apr 19th 2022, 10:02 PM 7,396 Views 0 Comments

Nearly 4,000 homes have been destroyed and more than 40,000 people displaced.

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa
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# Concussion

James Ryan deemed fit again but rested for Leinster's trip to South Africa

Apr 19th 2022, 4:43 PM 5,565 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland second row will train in Dublin after recovering from a head injury.

# south-africa - Thursday 14 April, 2022

Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300
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Floods in South Africa’s Durban area kill more than 300

Apr 14th 2022, 9:30 PM 21,935 Views 3 Comments

The persistent rains have wreaked havoc, destroying homes, collapsing buildings and washing away major roads.

# south-africa - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'
# Journey
# Journey

'I loved coaching but I never thought it was going to bring me to the west of Ireland'

Apr 13th 2022, 7:30 PM 17,319 Views 2 Comments

South Africa native Dewald Senekal has had an interesting journey in rugby before joining Connacht.

# south-africa - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods
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At least 45 people killed in South Africa floods

Apr 12th 2022, 5:49 PM 9,002 Views 0 Comments

The deluge damaged the port, major highways and surrounding areas in KwaZulu-Natal province, according to local officials.

# south-africa - Sunday 3 April, 2022

Dan McFarland: 'I'm really proud of what we've done out here'
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# Ulster

Dan McFarland: 'I'm really proud of what we've done out here'

Apr 3rd 2022, 10:04 AM 5,176 Views 1 Comment

On Saturday Ulster suffered a 34-16 defeat at the hands of the Bulls.

# south-africa - Sunday 20 March, 2022

'It was an incredibly hot day at Ellis Park' - Van Graan
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# Humidity

'It was an incredibly hot day at Ellis Park' - Van Graan

Mar 20th 2022, 10:39 AM 9,219 Views 9 Comments

Munster will arrive back in Ireland with just two points in the bank from their tour to South Africa in the United Rugby Championship.

# south-africa - Wednesday 16 March, 2022

Nash and Munster ready to bounce back after 'easily one of the toughest games I’ve played'
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# SUAF

Nash and Munster ready to bounce back after 'easily one of the toughest games I’ve played'

Mar 16th 2022, 7:01 AM 6,801 Views 0 Comments

The southern province are in South Africa for URC action.

# south-africa - Friday 18 February, 2022

Six Nations organisers refute reports of Italy being replaced by South Africa
# Statement
# Statement

Six Nations organisers refute reports of Italy being replaced by South Africa

Feb 18th 2022, 11:56 AM 3,317 Views 11 Comments

It was reported this week that the Springboks could take the place of the Italians as soon as 2025.

# south-africa - Thursday 17 February, 2022

Should South Africa join the Six Nations at Italy's expense?
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# The42 Rugby Weekly

Should South Africa join the Six Nations at Italy's expense?

Feb 17th 2022, 12:33 PM 33,202 Views 56 Comments

There could be change ahead with SA Rugby aligning itself to the Northern Hemisphere.

# south-africa - Wednesday 19 January, 2022

Leinster set to sign lock Jenkins from Munster ahead of next season
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# Tighthead Lock

Leinster set to sign lock Jenkins from Munster ahead of next season

Jan 19th 2022, 9:43 PM 50,910 Views 91 Comments

The 26-year-old has only made one appearance for the southern province so far this season.

# south-africa - Tuesday 11 January, 2022

Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building
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Terrorism charge for man accused of setting fire to South Africa's parliament building

Jan 11th 2022, 2:58 PM 6,874 Views 0 Comments

Zandile Mafe, 49, today appeared in a courtroom in Cape Town for a bail hearing.

# south-africa - Saturday 8 January, 2022

The Explainer: What can we learn from South Africa’s Omicron wave?
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The Explainer: What can we learn from South Africa’s Omicron wave?

Jan 8th 2022, 10:00 AM 11,077 Views 5 Comments

Can we say for definite now that Omicron is milder than other variants?

# south-africa - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Man suspected of starting fire that gutted South Africa parliament buildings appears in court
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Man suspected of starting fire that gutted South Africa parliament buildings appears in court

Jan 4th 2022, 1:12 PM 17,542 Views 0 Comments

The complex in the centre of Cape Town includes some buildings that are 130 years old.

# south-africa - Monday 3 January, 2022

South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control
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South Africa parliament fire restarts after initially being brought under control

Updated Jan 3rd 2022, 4:41 PM 21,724 Views 2 Comments

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters yesterday that a man had been held and that the building’s sprinkler systems had apparently failed.

# south-africa - Sunday 2 January, 2022

One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building
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One arrest made after huge fire completely destroys South African parliament building

Updated Jan 2nd 2022, 3:29 PM 40,374 Views 1 Comment

President Cyril Ramaphosa told reporters at the scene that an arrest had been made.

# south-africa - Saturday 1 January, 2022

Tributes paid at funeral as South Africa bids farewell to Desmond Tutu
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# Desmond Tutu

Tributes paid at funeral as South Africa bids farewell to Desmond Tutu

Jan 1st 2022, 3:20 PM 10,791 Views 4 Comments

Archbishop Tutu died on St Stephen’s Day at the age of 90.

# south-africa - Friday 31 December, 2021

South Africa lifts curfew as Omicron wave subsides
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# Relaxed

South Africa lifts curfew as Omicron wave subsides

Dec 31st 2021, 6:56 PM 34,948 Views 61 Comments

Calls by the hospitality sector for the curfew to be lifted had been mounting ahead of New Year’s celebrations,

Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa
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Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa

Dec 31st 2021, 1:53 PM 6,416 Views 2 Comments

The globally revered anti-apartheid icon died peacefully aged 90 on Sunday.

# south-africa - Thursday 30 December, 2021

South Africa bids goodbye to much-loved Desmond Tutu
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South Africa bids goodbye to much-loved Desmond Tutu

Dec 30th 2021, 1:26 PM 6,826 Views 1 Comment

Tutu died in Cape Town on Sunday at age 90 from cancer.

# south-africa - Wednesday 29 December, 2021

Proposed African safari summit for NI politicians in '97 was labelled as 'rubbish' by John Bruton
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# Hunting Expedition

Proposed African safari summit for NI politicians in '97 was labelled as 'rubbish' by John Bruton

Dec 29th 2021, 6:30 AM 9,319 Views 6 Comments

Details of the plans and the taoiseach’s rejection are contained in State Papers released to the National Archives.

# south-africa - Monday 27 December, 2021

South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu
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South Africa begins week of mourning following the death of Desmond Tutu

Dec 27th 2021, 1:50 PM 6,838 Views 4 Comments

The anti-apartheid activist passed away yesterday at the age of 90.

# south-africa - Sunday 26 December, 2021

‘A man of words and action’: Tributes paid to Desmond Tutu following death
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‘A man of words and action’: Tributes paid to Desmond Tutu following death

Updated Dec 26th 2021, 12:16 PM 15,844 Views 14 Comments

President Michael D Higgins said Desmond Tutu was “a man of profound wisdom”.

Desmond Tutu, revered anti-apartheid figure and South African archbishop, dies aged 90
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Desmond Tutu, revered anti-apartheid figure and South African archbishop, dies aged 90

Dec 26th 2021, 7:24 AM 39,296 Views 14 Comments

The Nobel Prize winner, often described as the moral conscience of South Africa, died today in Cape Town.

# south-africa - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

Drop in South Africa's Covid-19 cases may show Omicron peak has passed
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# Promising Signs

Drop in South Africa's Covid-19 cases may show Omicron peak has passed

Dec 22nd 2021, 12:56 PM 35,873 Views 68 Comments

There is a hint that infections involving the new variant may recede quickly after a ferocious spike.

# south-africa - Wednesday 15 December, 2021

South African court orders former president Jacob Zuma back to jail
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South African court orders former president Jacob Zuma back to jail

Dec 15th 2021, 10:45 PM 11,753 Views 0 Comments

A court withdrew the medical parole given to Zuma who has served two months of a 15-month term for refusing to testify before a state commission.

# south-africa - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Munster confirm that head coach Van Graan will leave at end of season
# Exit Door
# Exit Door

Munster confirm that head coach Van Graan will leave at end of season

Dec 14th 2021, 10:13 AM 46,433 Views 102 Comments

The South African was offered a new two-year deal but will depart in June.

# south-africa - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

South Africa World Cup winning out-half signs for Leicester
# Handré Pollard
# Handré Pollard

South Africa World Cup winning out-half signs for Leicester

Dec 7th 2021, 3:33 PM 8,305 Views 3 Comments

His arrival will fill the fly-half vacancy created by England international George Ford’s move from Leicester to Sale next year.

# south-africa - Thursday 2 December, 2021

Reinfections three times more likely with Omicron, South African research suggests
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Reinfections three times more likely with Omicron, South African research suggests

Dec 2nd 2021, 9:44 PM 39,331 Views 48 Comments

The preliminary study by South African scientists was published today.

CEO Ian Flanagan confirms Munster intend to fulfil European fixture against Wasps
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# SUAF

CEO Ian Flanagan confirms Munster intend to fulfil European fixture against Wasps

Dec 2nd 2021, 7:17 PM 8,538 Views 8 Comments

With 34 players and staff quarantining in Ireland and another 14 still in South Africa, Munster are set to take to the field with a mixture of Ireland Internationals and academy players.

# south-africa - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

34 of Munster's party depart South Africa, 14 remain in Cape Town quarantine
# Homebound
# Homebound

34 of Munster's party depart South Africa, 14 remain in Cape Town quarantine

Updated Nov 30th 2021, 10:51 PM 35,105 Views 6 Comments

The travelling group are set to land in Dublin on Wednesday evening.

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa
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# Pandemic

Deeply unlucky Munster simply focused on getting home from South Africa

Nov 30th 2021, 1:02 PM 35,758 Views 10 Comments

10 of their players and staff have tested positive for Covid-19.

# south-africa - Monday 29 November, 2021

All indications are that Munster's clash with Wasps will go ahead as scheduled
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# Options

All indications are that Munster's clash with Wasps will go ahead as scheduled

Nov 29th 2021, 4:56 PM 13,187 Views 14 Comments

The bulk of Johann van Graan’s senior squad are still in South Africa.

South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans
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South African president calls for 'urgent' lifting of travel bans

Nov 29th 2021, 8:21 AM 33,692 Views 40 Comments

The head of the WHO in Africa has said the bans attack ‘global solidarity’.

# south-africa - Saturday 27 November, 2021

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant
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# Omicron

Germany reports first two cases of Omicron variant

Updated Nov 27th 2021, 6:35 PM 87,973 Views 89 Comments

The positive cases, found in a group of around 600 passengers, will be examined to see if they are the new Omicron variant.

Thriston Lawrence leads as Ashley Chesters chases Joburg title amid Covid chaos
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# Chaos

Thriston Lawrence leads as Ashley Chesters chases Joburg title amid Covid chaos

Nov 27th 2021, 7:27 AM 1,327 Views 0 Comments

There has been a spate of withdrawals from the first event of the 2021-22 season as British and Irish players scrambled to secure flights home.

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