After a disappointing turnout in their first home game of the season, both the Isuzu Southern Kings and the Toyota Cheetahs will be looking for a drastically improved performance when they host the Glasgow Warriors and Ulster respectively. The Cheetahs and Ulster will clash on Friday evening, while the Kings will be in action on Saturday afternoon.
A half-century by Suné Luus and forties from Dané van Niekerk and Laura Wolvaardt set up victory by 40 runs for the Proteas in the opening match of the ICC Women’s Championship ODI series at Kensington Oval on Sunday 16 September. The second ODI was rained out on Wednesday, setting up a winner-take-all ODI for Friday.
After their historic victory over New Zealand last week, the Springboks will enjoy a week off in preparation for their next Castle Lager Rugby Championship encounter with Australia in Port Elizabeth on Saturday 29 September. The Springboks emerged 34-36 victors, after an intense defensive performance, against the All Blacks in Wellington for the first time since 1998.
The annual Quadrangular Athletics event was held at Kingswood College this year. After a hotly contested day of events, Grey High and St Andrew’s College jostled for first position atop the table. A second place finish in the long jump and another victory on the track in the 3000m, secured SAC’S successful title defence.
The Mercedes-benz Buffalo City South African surfing team moved into fourth place and potentially a copper medal in the Team category at the 2018 Urban Research ISA World Surfing Games after the third day of competition in Tahara, Japan. Hosts Japan head the team standings and are the only nation still to have all six of their surfers in contention.