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Super Rugby Round 6 Roundup: DHL Stormers keep Reds at bay

The DHL Stormers repelled a late Reds fightback to emerge with a 25-19 win at DHL Newlands on Saturday evening in their Vodacom Super Rugby round six match. The Cape side led 14-7 at the interval and went on to clinch back-to back home victories.

In the late evening fixture played in Buenos Aires, the Emirates Lions went down 49-35 to the Jaguares, who maintained their unbeaten home record against the Highveld team.


A raging victory for Australia’s Wilson and America's Kasper in New Plymouth WC

America’s Kirsten Kasper produced the perfect race execution to claim the title at the 2018 ITU New Plymouth World Cup today, while in the men's race, Australia's Declan Wilson produced the race of his career to claim his first ever victory in a World Cup.

The 2018 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup is a sprint distance triathlon covering a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run. The event was be held at Ngamotu Beach and the surrounding scenic roads of Taranaki.


Super Rugby Round 5 Roundup: Courageous DHL Stormers outmuscle Blues

The DHL Stormers shrugged off their illness and injury problems to overpower the visiting Blues 37-20 for a superb Vodacom Super Rugby victory at DHL Newlands on Saturday afternoon, with 19-year old flyhalf Damian Willemse playing a key role.

The Emirates Lions just managed to edge the Sunwolves 40-38 in their match in Johannesburg, while the Vodacom Bulls and the Cell C Sharks both suffered defeats in their away fixtures abroad. The Pretoria outfit went down 41-28 in Hamilton against the Chiefs despite a bright start to the match while the Durban side lost 24-17 to the Brumbies in Canberra.


Blitzboks face Australia in Cup quarters in Vancouver

The Springbok Sevens team will face Australia in the HSBC Canada Sevens Cup quarterfinals on Sunday. The Blitzboks scored wins over Russia (38-5) and Scotland (21-0) to make it into the last eight, but dropped a 33-14 result to New Zealand in the pool D decider early Sunday morning (SA time).

Springbok Sevens coach, Neil Powell, was pleased with the two wins, but said they were dominated by New Zealand in their clash.


Murray and Jeffcoat crowned in 2018 Mooloolaba World Cup

For the 16th consecutive year, world’s top triathletes gathered in the Sunshine Coast this weekend to participate in the second stop of the ITU World Cup Tour, in Mooloolaba (Australia).

Women's Review

Australia’s Emma Jeffcoat was the one to beat in 2018 ITU Mooloolaba World Cup today. Championed with a home crowd, Jeffcoat dominated today’s race to win gold and step on top of the World Cup podium.


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