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Wade Pretorius

Wade Pretorius is an experienced sports writer, who has covered some of the biggest events in the world for the biggest South African media houses. Previously a qualified lawyer, he used his love for sport to turn his passion into a career. For nearly a decade, he has been covering local and international soccer, as well as cricket and golf, spending countless hours bringing fans around the country up to date. Even as a two-time global winner of the popular sports predictor Superbru, he still struggles to correctly predict Manchester United's next result.
Bongi Mbonambi

Mbonambi: Springboks can handle the heat

By Wade Pretorius 28-06-23 10:50

Springboks hooker Bongi Mbonambi has no fear regarding the country’s huge expectations heading into a thrilling international season. With the team entering the international extravaganza as the defending champions and the excitement building for the global showpiece, expectations are high, but Mbonambi said it was something the side embraced. MBONAMBI HAPPY TO DEAL WITH SPRINGBOKS […]

Ndumiso Mabena

Pirates say goodbye to Ndumiso Mabena

By Wade Pretorius 26-06-23 17:54

Ndumiso Mabena has no future at Orlando Pirates and has been told to find a new club for the upcoming season, according to reports. Mabena have reportedly opted against triggering their option to extend Mabena’s contract at the club. ALSO READ | Are these Chiefs signings set to be unveiled in the next week? PIRATES HAVE […]

Denny McCarthy

PGA Tour: McCarthy flirts with 59

By Wade Pretorius 23-06-23 09:48

Denny McCarthy came inches from shooting a 59, settling for a 10-under 60 on Thursday for the lowest round of his PGA TOUR career, and Rory McIlroy made his first ace on TOUR on a day of low numbers at the Travelers Championship. Keegan Bradley and Adam Scott also made runs at golf’s magic number — […]

Kaizer Chiefs striker

Kaizer Chiefs ready to send striker home early

By Wade Pretorius 21-06-23 12:46

Kaizer Chiefs appear ready to end Bonfils-Caleb Bimenyimana’s stay at Naturena, which has not been as productive in front of goal. ALSO READ | Nabi-Chiefs edging closer to a done deal, Zwane set for exit – report CHIEFS TO PULL THE PLUG According to a recent report Goal.com, the Burundi international – who initially signed a two-year […]

Currie Cup semi-finals

Currie Cup: Man in the middle confirmed

By Wade Pretorius 20-06-23 13:37

The match officials for the two Currie Cup Finals for the 2023 season, in Bloemfontein and Wellington on Saturday, have been confirmed, with Cwengile Jadezweni taking charge of his second successive Premier Division final. Paul Mente will handle the whistle in the First Division decider. ALSO READ: Kleyn cleared to cover for Etzebeth PUMAS AWAY IN CURRIE […]

Temba Bavuma and Boucher Revel in Sweet Proteas Summer

Bavuma, Miller and Markram lead CSA Awards list

By Wade Pretorius 19-06-23 17:36

Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Anrich Nortje, and David Miller all feature prominently among the men’s nominees for the 2023 CSA Awards. Cricket South Africa has unveiled the nominees for the annual CSA Awards in recognition of ‘A Summer to Celebrate’ from an unforgettable 2022-23 season. BAVUMA IN THE MIX Temba Bavuma, Aiden Markram, Anrich Nortje, […]

Lions v Sharks URC

Sharks coach takes all the Currie Cup blame

By Wade Pretorius 19-06-23 09:27

Sharks head coach Joey Mongalo wants all the blame following his side crashing out of the Currie Cup at the hands of the Pumas. He becomes the third Currie Cup coach after Jake White and John Dobson to take the fault after a fumbling performance. Dobson said he’d rushed back his URC Stormers when they lost to […]

Pep Gaurdiola

What Pep Guardiola told Manchester City at half time

By Wade Pretorius 12-06-23 12:31

Manchester City won the treble on Saturday night and it was a simple half time chat by Pep Guardiola that paved the way for the victory. “It’s so difficult to win it,” Guardiola told BT Sport after the nervy 1-0 win. GUARDIOLA INSPIRED HIS TEAM “They (his players) are really good. Be patient, I said […]

Ruben Kruger Rugby World Cup 1995

Rugby World Cup 1995: Where are they now – Ruben Kruger

By Wade Pretorius 08-06-23 11:15

South Africa unforgettably won the 1995 Rugby World Cup on home soil – now 28 years ago. FOR THE LATEST RUGBY WORLD CUP 2023 NEWS VISIT THE SAPEOPLE WEBSITE The SAPeople website takes a look at what has happened to the heroic starting Springbok XV that memorable day at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, continuing with flank Ruben […]

Francois Pienaar

Rugby World Cup 1995: Where are they now? – Francois Pienaar

By Wade Pretorius 08-06-23 09:54

South Africa unforgettably won the 1995 Rugby World Cup on home soil – now 28 years ago. Where are the Springbok heroes today – Francois Pienaar? The 1995 Rugby World Cup captain is one of the game’s most recognisable figures following the Springboks triumph. Pienaar made his provincial debut for the then Transvaal in 1989 before […]