Andile Phehlukwayo and Aiden Markram are set to make their Test debuts for the Standard Bank Proteas when they play their first match of the series against Bangladesh at Senwes Park, Potchefstroom, from September 28 to October 2.

Both players were members of the Test squad during the England tour but did not get a chance to run out on the field.


Interim head coach of Banyana Banyana, Desiree Ellis has made several changes to the squad that played to a 1-1 draw against Botswana in the last group stages match of the 2017 COSAFA Women’s Championship.

The South Africans take on Zambia in the semi-final this afternoon (Thursday, 21 September) at Barbourfields Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Kickoff is at 13h00.


Southern Hemisphere rugby governing body SANZAAR has released the fixture listed for the 2018 Super Rugby competition.

The tournament will be played under a new format with 15 teams following the axing of South African sides the Cheetahs and the Southern Kings, as well as Western force from Australia.


Bafana Bafana head coach Stuart Baxter has named a 25-man squad to face Burkina Faso in the crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier at FNB Stadium on Saturday, 7 October 2017.

Kickoff is at 15h00.