Gary Lemke

Gary Lemke

Games loss could boost World Cup bid

With Durban being stripped of the right to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games, expect minister of sport Fikile Mbalula to throw his ‘102% commitment’ behind South Africa's 2023 Rugby World Cup bid. GARY LEMKE reports.

The Life of Bryan

The flying wing, who has been capped 123 by the Springboks, opened up a couple of years ago about rugby – and life off the field. Here we republish the interview.

Aussies upset SA

South Africa lost 12-5 to Australia in their final pool match of the Olympic Sevens in Rio on Wednesday, writes GARY LEMKE.

SA too strong for Spain

South Africa beat Spain 24-0 in their opening match of the Olympic Sevens on Tuesday, reports GARY LEMKE in Rio.

Sevens heroes raise bar

Expect more 15-man Springboks to see sevens rugby in an entirely different light when the Blitzboks arrive in South Africa on Tuesday after winning gold at the Commonwealth Games, reports GARY LEMKE in Glasgow.