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Aphiwe Dyantyi defied the odds to become pro

Aphiwe Dyantyi, MyPlayers

Lions speedster Aphiwe Dyantyi gave up rugby after school when he was told he was too small to play. However, he forced his way into the professional ranks after impressive performances in the Varsity Cup.

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Cheslin Kolbe bids emotional farewell to Cape Town

Cheslin Kolbe, MyPlayers

Stormers speedster Cheslin Kolbe says he appreciates all the opportunities given to him during his at Newlands as he now prepares for a new chapter in France.

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Tries galore during Currie Cup openers

Sharks Cheetahs

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs started their defence of the Currie Cup – presented by Nashua and Direct Axis – in spectacular fashion at home by beating the Cell C Sharks 47-12.

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WP crowned first SuperSport Rugby Challenge champs

Western Province are the SuperSport Rugby Challenge champions, MyPlayers

The DHL Western Province team completed a dream season in the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge by beating a gutsy Tafel Lager Griquas 28-19 (28-0 halftime) in Cape Town on Sunday to become the first winners of the tournament.

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Griquas, WP surge into SuperSport Rugby Challenge final

Ruhan Nel playing for Western Province, MyPlayers

Tafel Lager Griquas will travel to Florida Park in Ravensmead next Sunday to take on DHL Western Province in the final of the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge after both sides kept their winning streak intact in the semifinals of the competition.

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Mdastane to host SuperSport Rugby Challenge semi-finals

Bull maul against the Sharks, MyPlayers

The Xerox Golden Lions XV will face Tafel Lager Griquas and DHL Western Province will play the Vodacom Blue Bulls on Sunday 9 July in the semifinals of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge.

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Players Charity’ makes a difference in Kimberley

Griquas spend time with the carers from the Helen Bishop Home in Kimberley, MyPlayers

The Players’ Charity made a R12 000 donation to the Helen Bishop Home – an organisation that takes care of children and young adults with disabilities.

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Players’ Charity adds hope to Welkom community project

Players Charity in Welkom, MyPlayers

The Players’ Charity made a R12 000 donation to the House of Hope community project in Welkom, which focuses on uplifting women and children in difficult life circumstances.

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Blitzbok Ruhan Nel making his mark in 15s

Ruhan Nel playing for Western Province, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens speedster Ruhan Nel is making the most of his opportunities in 15-man rugby with Western Province during the SuperSport Rugby Challenge.

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Sunday rugby festival in Cape Town

WP Craig Barry, MyPlayers

Cape Town, Johannesburg and Kimberley will host the quarter-finals of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge this weekend, with three of the four matches to be televised.

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