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Strong South Africa U18 Sevens line-up for Youth Commonwealth Games

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Tuesday announced a strong SA Under-18 Sevens squad for the Youth Commonwealth Games which will take place in Apia, Samoa, from 9 to 11 September.

Eastern Province schoolboy star Curwin Bosch (Grey College), who won the 2014 Coca-Cola Craven Week Player of the Year award, is one of eight SA Schools squad members who participated in the team’s triumphant Under-18 International Series campaign. The tournament featured England, Wales, France and Italy.


All Blacks fined A$2000 for Water Carrier breach

SANZAR has issued All Blacks' team management with a breach notice following an incident that occurred during the Test between New Zealand and Australia played at Eden Park on Saturday 15 August 2015.

Under tournament rules, water carriers are not permitted within the playing enclosure while the match is in progress. Liam Messam, who was acting as a water carrier for the All Blacks, entered the field of play during the 29th minute which constituted a breach of technical zone protocol.


Cricket Australia Launches New Diversity and Inclusion Program

Cricket Australia today released its new diversity and inclusion training and education program, A Sport For All.

The program, developed over 12 months through an investment of $350,000, is designed to help build welcoming and inclusive cricket environments for all Australians by training and educating community cricket staff, administrators, volunteers, players and officials.


Border book home final in Women’s Interprovincials

Two-time defending SARU Women’s Interprovincial champions, Border, on Saturday secured a home final in the series for the third successive year after securing their fourth bonus-point victory this season.

Border defeated the Blue Bulls, who also entered the match unbeaten, 38-10 at the BCM Stadium in East London to remain the only unbeaten side in the tournament. The victory also pushed them seven points ahead on the top of the log standings with one round of matches remaining, meaning that they will finish the round-robin stages as the top side regardless of their result in the final round on August 29.


Surrey County Cricket Club announce Kia Oval Redevelopment

Surrey County Cricket Club has unveiled plans to complete the modernisation of the Kia Oval by rebuilding the Peter May and Lock Stands at the end of the 2015 season.

The stand will add an additional 1,300 seats, bringing the capacity of the Kia Oval in excess of 25,300. In addition, spectator facilities will be vastly improved with extra catering units, toilets and much needed circulation space and undercover areas.


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