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Garrin Lambley

Garrin Lambley is passionate about all sport, in particular rugby, cricket, golf, swimming, tennis and athletics. He joined The Blue Sky Publications family in November 2020 having previously worked as Editor of Sport24 for 12 years as well as at 365 Digital and iAfrica. He has published in excess of 40 000 articles. He's a father to a rescue dog and has never said no to an ice-cream invitation ...
Proteas Women

Proteas Women fall short in ICC T20 World Cup final

By Garrin Lambley 26-02-23 18:25

Australia won the Women’s T20 World Cup for the sixth time when they beat South Africa by 19 runs in the final at Newlands on Sunday. Opening batter Beth Mooney anchored the Australian innings, scoring an unbeaten 74 in a total of 156 for six. ALSO READ: Tazmin Brits – From shattered Olympic dreams to World […]

Blitzboks Sevens

Blitzboks into Cup quarter-finals at Los Angeles Sevens: Face Fiji next

By Garrin Lambley 26-02-23 10:14

The Springbok Sevens side are through to the Cup quarter-finals at the Los Angeles Sevens despite winning only ONE of their three Pool B matches. This after being drawn in the easiest of the four pools. ALSO READ | Blitzboks handed easy pool draw for Los Angeles Sevens The Blitzboks kicked off their campaign with a scrappy 12-0 win over Canada, but then suffered shock defeats to Uruguay (10-5) and Ireland […]

Eskom

Eskom shocks South Africans with some good Sunday morning news

By Garrin Lambley 26-02-23 10:10

Eskom surprised South Africans early on Sunday morning by announcing that load shedding would be reduced to Stage 4 with immediate effect. TRENDING | Blitzboks sneak into Cup quarter-finals at Los Angeles Sevens In a tweet posted at 08:57, the power utility confirmed that Stage 4 load shedding would be implemented from 09:00 until further notice. Eskom promised to publish […]

Sune Luus Proteas - South Africa vs Australia

What time does Proteas v Australia ICC T20 World Cup final start?

By Garrin Lambley 26-02-23 10:05

The Proteas Women will look to unite the nation with a win over Australia in the T20 World Cup final at a sold-out Newlands on Sunday. Ahead of an enthralling and historic occasion in the country’s rich cricketing history, Proteas Women’s captain Suné Luus as well as head coach Hilton Moreeng are eagerly awaiting their […]

Lotto

Lotto draws: South Africa has a new multi-millionaire!

By Garrin Lambley 26-02-23 09:59

There were was one lucky winner of Saturday, 25 February’s Lotto Plus 1 jackpot. Congratulations if it was you! FOR THE LATEST LOTTO AND LOTTO PLUS RESULTS CLICK HERE There were, however, no ‘big’ winners in the Lotto and Lotto Plus 2 draws. The six Lotto numbers drawn were (in numerical order): 12, 14, 19, 24, 33, 42 and the bonus ball was 5. […]

Blitzboks los angeles sevens

Set your alarm to watch the Blitzboks LIVE at the Los Angeles Sevens

By Garrin Lambley 25-02-23 18:49

If you wish to follow the Blitzboks in action at this weekend’s HSBC World Rugby Los Angeles Sevens, best you set your alarm. BLITZBOKS’ POOL B FIXTURES (SA TIME): Saturday 25 February Canada – 21:49 Sunday 26 February Uruguay – 01:02 Ireland – 05:03 Other pools: Pool A: New Zealand, Samoa, USA, Chile Pool C: Fiji, Australia, Kenya, […]

Kaizer Chiefs Soweto derby

Soweto derby bragging rights go to Kaizer Chiefs

By Garrin Lambley 25-02-23 17:33

The 177th Soweto derby at the FNB Stadium on Saturday ended in a fifth consecutive victory for Kaizer Chiefs. PHOTOS | Soweto derby: Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates WAGS The Buccaneers were forced to play the final 30 minutes of the match with 10 men after Innocent Maela received a straight red card in the 60th minute, but looked well on their way […]

Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates; Soweto Derby

Soweto derby LIVE: Kaizer Chiefs v Orlando Pirates

By Garrin Lambley 25-02-23 15:14

South Africa will come to a standstill on Saturday afternoon when Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates meet at the FNB Stadium. Both sides will be desperate for nothing less than three points. The Buccaneers are in third position in the standings, five points behind second placed SuperSport United – and a whopping 24 behind leaders […]

Matthew Booth

Bafana Bafana star Matthew Booth living with mistress – report

By Garrin Lambley 25-02-23 07:05

Former Bafana Bafana star Matthew Booth has reportedly moved out of his home with his estranged wife Sonia Booth and is said to be living with his alleged mistress, Bongani Mthombeni-Moller. A source told Zimoja that the rumoured couple are enjoying each others’ company – and could be walking down the aisle in the near future. […]

Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates; Soweto Derby

It’s Soweto derby day! Everything you need to know ahead of kick-off

By Garrin Lambley 25-02-23 06:55

Kaizer Chiefs host Orlando Pirates at the FNB Stadium in the 177th Soweto derby on Saturday, 25 February with kick-off scheduled for 15:30. ALSO READ | FORMER ORLANDO PIRATES MIDFIELDER ‘FORCES’ KGOLOKO THOBEJANE TO RESIGN Amakhosi head into this encounter on the back of a 3-2 loss to Golden Arrows while the Buccaneers are in high spirits after […]

Proteas Women T20 World Cup

Proteas beat England to reach T20 World Cup final – WATCH

By Garrin Lambley 24-02-23 23:38

Twin fifties from Laura Wolvaardt and Tazmin Brits gave the Proteas every chance of a successful defence in their World Cup semi-final against England. ALSO READ: England cricketer’s Table Mountain scare – What happened? Wolvaardt notched her second successive fifty after making a markedly faster start than in her previous innings this tournament. The hometown hero […]

lioness

Escaped lioness shot dead by farmer in North West

By Garrin Lambley 24-02-23 10:37

The lioness that escaped in Tlakgameng in the North West province earlier this week has been shot dead. According to reports, the provincial environment and conservation department confirmed that the lioness was located and killed on Friday morning. The South African reported on Thursday that the lioness escaped from her container while being transported on the […]

Calib Cassim Eskom

Eskom moves quickly to replace Andre de Ruyter as CEO

By Garrin Lambley 24-02-23 08:34

Just 24 hours after parting ways with Andre de Ruyter, Eskom has announced the appointment of Calib Cassim as its Interim Group Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect. Cassim takes over the reins from De Ruyter who was released from his contract on Wednesday, 22 February 2023. This was a day after De Ruyter made […]

PowerBall - 24 February

PowerBall mega draws: R46 million jackpot TONIGHT

By Garrin Lambley 24-02-23 07:42

With only hours to go until the PowerBall and PowerBall Plus draws on Friday, 24 February evening, South Africa could well welcome its newest multi-millionaires of the year. FOR THE LATEST LOTTO AND LOTTO PLUS RESULTS CLICK HERE There’s never a bad time to become super rich overnight! ALSO READ | SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL LOTTERY: TOP 10 PAYOUTS IN HISTORY But […]

Nick Frischke Hout Bay

Missing German tourist’s ID book found in Hout Bay

By Garrin Lambley 24-02-23 07:06

The ID book belonging to missing German tourist Nick Frischke has been found among recovered stolen property in Hangberg in Hout Bay. ALSO READ: Police looking for missing German tourist FRISCHKE’S ID LISTED IN LOGBOOK A resident raised the alarm after seeing Frischke’s ID book listed in a logbook that was going around WhatsApp groups. The […]

gary player

Gary Player takes an ice bath in a chest freezer at age 87 – PICTURE

By Garrin Lambley 23-02-23 20:21

South African greatest ever sportsman or woman, Gary Player, has revealed another of his tips to ‘feeling good’ at age 87. ALSO READ: Jon Rahm expects ‘tense’ Masters Champions Dinner amid LIV Golf feud Player took to social media on Thursday to post a picture of him recovering after 18 holes in a chest freezer packed with […]

MTN

MTN to hike contract prices: Here’s how much you’ll pay

By Garrin Lambley 23-02-23 20:15

MTN has announced that it will hike its consumer price plan subscription fees by an average of 5.1% “as a challenging market environment continues to place pressure on the industry”. The increased price plan will come into effect on 1 April 2023. The highest actual subscription fee increase will be 7.4%, according to My Broadband. MTN […]

table mountain cable car

England player in ‘terrifying’ Table Mountain cable car load shedding drama

By Garrin Lambley 23-02-23 17:11

England cricketer Danni Wyatt revealed on Thursday the “terrifying” moment when Cape Town’s famed Table Mountain cable car lost power and left her hovering helplessly above the ground. ALSO READ | Kyle Verreynne needs to bin the wicketkeeping gloves ASAP Wyatt and her team-mates had joined tourists on the ride which sweeps over 1 000m (3 200 feet) up to the plateau above […]

AKA tombstone

AKA’s tombstone ‘MISSING’ from gravesite – WATCH

By Garrin Lambley 23-02-23 15:23

South African rapper AKA – real name Kiernan Jarryd Forbes – was laid to rest in a private funeral on Saturday, 18 February at Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg. However, just a few days later, fans noticed that his tombstone was MISSING from his gravesite. ALSO READ: AKA ‘received several warnings’ not to set foot in Durban […]

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