Cell C Sharks’ Head Coach Gary Gold believes the young players in the squad can only prove themselves if they are given an opportunity to play.

Gold has already introduced fresh talent in the Sharks Currie Cup squad and he believes the competition is ideal for developing future stars.


The first legs of the two MTN8 semi-finals were completed over the weekend and it’s still anybody’s game with both matches ending in 1-1 draws.

Ajax Cape Town hosted Bidvest Wits at the Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch on Saturday night and it was the home side who opened the scoring in the first half through Toriq Losper.


Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer praised his players for the way in which they bounced back against Argentina in Buenos Aires on Saturday, winning the Test by 26-12 at Vélez Sarsfield.

Bryan Habana and Lwazi Mvovo scored tries during a great first-half display. Pat Lambie added two conversions and two penalties, which saw the Springboks take a commanding 20-9 lead at the break.


Orlando Pirates have confirmed that first choice goalkeeper Brighton Mhlongo will undergo knee surgery today.

The 24-year-old suffered a Grade 1 tear of the anterior cruciate ligament during the Buccaneers’ 1-0 loss to SuperSport United on Tuesday night and is expected to remain on the sidelines for 6 to 8 weeks.