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Ockert De Villiers

Ockert De Villiers

    Emotional reunion for '95 Springbok team
    Emotional reunion for '95 Springbok team
    The team walked through the tunnel with victorious captain Francois Pienaar rolling iconic scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen onto the field in a...
    Steve Hofmeyr blames statue defacement on illiteracy
    Steve Hofmeyr blames statue defacement on illiteracy
    Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr said on Wednesday that illiteracy was to blame for the recent defacement of historical statues, particularly...
    Sports heroes' memorial an opportunity to unite SA
    Sports heroes' memorial an opportunity to unite SA
    The death of three South African sporting heroes over the past week has brought South Africans together, Springbok captain Jean de Villiers said at a...
    Boks win tense Test against Argentina
    Boks win tense Test against Argentina
    An almost unprecedented Highveld shower for the middle of August descended on Loftus Versfeld and played a major part in the overall quality of the...
    Springboks depth tested playing against Scotland
    Springboks depth tested playing against Scotland
    South Africa's depth was tested in their 55-6 demolition of Scotland on Saturday in Port Elizabeth and came through with flying colours.
    Mbalula says he's not applying 60-40 team quotas
    Mbalula says he's not applying 60-40 team quotas
    A 60-40 quota favouring black players would not be imposed on anybody, Sport Minister Fikile Mbalula said in Pretoria on Wednesday after meeting...
    Mbalula wants Olympics 2024 in SA
    Mbalula wants Olympics 2024 in SA
    South Africa is ready to host the Olympic Games and the country should bid for the 2024 edition, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula said on Monday.
    Olympic medalist Mokoena to pursue triple jump passion
    Olympic medalist Mokoena to pursue triple jump passion
    Lions back in Super Rugby
    Lions back in Super Rugby
    The Kings needed to win by more than eight points on Saturday to remain in Super Rugby, but did not have enough firing power to get...
    Brumbies beat Bulls for spot in SuperRugby finals
    Brumbies beat Bulls for spot in SuperRugby finals
    The battle on Saturday among the forwards was always going to be the deciding factor in the match, with the tourists enjoying the upper-hand...
    Mbalula: Nelson Mandela sports day to carry Madiba legacy
    Mbalula: Nelson Mandela sports day to carry Madiba legacy
    "As we continue to soldier on to celebrate his legacy, these are the things he lives for: like the Nelson Mandela Children's Fund and the...
    Francois Pienaar relives 'Madiba magic' of 1995
    Francois Pienaar relives 'Madiba magic' of 1995
    Pienaar recalled the moment when Mandela walked onto the Ellis Park field ahead of the Springboks' final at the Rugby World Cup, wearing a...