Duncan Weir has been ruled out for the remainder of the season after the Glasgow Warriors stand-off broke a bone in his hand in South Africa. The experienced fly-half had to endure a long and painful return journey from the two-game mini-tour which saw Warriors lose to Stormers and Bulls.
Glasgow Warriors will arrive back in Scotland a stronger all-round unit after South Africa tests, says Ryan Wilson
ON the pitch, results and performances have been disappointing, but Ryan Wilson insists that Glasgow Warriors will arrive back in Scotland tomorrow a stronger all-round unit thanks to the past two weeks the whole squad has spent together in South Africa. Friday night’s 29-17 loss to the Bulls in Pretoria left Warriors with a record of zero wins from two matches from their late season sojourn south of the equator, having been beaten 32-7 by the Stormers in Cape Town seven days earlier.
Ryan Wilson believes that the Glasgow squad could gain lasting benefits from their South African visit despite the fact that they lost both matches without picking up a point. The Warriors did come close to claiming a losing bonus against the Bulls on Friday night, only for Ollie Smith’s late touchdown to be correctly chalked off for a forward pass.
Danny Wilson's side now face a must-win game against Edinburgh to qualify for the play-offs of the United Rugby Championship FAMILIAR disappointment for Glasgow Warriors in Pretoria as poor discipline and a mid second half slump saw this game float away from them. A late Ollie Smith try opened up the prospect of salvaging a losing bonus-point, and the full-back went over again in the final minute which would have pulled the deficit back to less than seven points, but it was chalked off for a forward pass earlier in the move.
Wales wing George North set to make return from injury for Ospreys after over a year on the sidelines
Wales wing George North set for first appearance in over a year after being named among the replacements for Ospreys' game with Scarlets on Saturday; 30-year-old has been sidelined since April 2021 with a knee injury Wales wing George North is set to make his return from a knee injury this weekend after over a year on the sidelines.
DANNY Wilson has turned to veteran stand-off Duncan Weir to kick Glasgow Warriors to victory in tonight’s crunch United Rugby Championship clash against the Bulls, which is being played at high altitude in Pretoria. He has made seven changes in total – one enforced and six selectorial – as the team look to bounce back from last weekend’s loss to the Stormers, which left them sixth in the table with this and one more match against Edinburgh on 21st May left to play.
Downs go into the game against the Citizens hoping to bounce back from the disappointment of their Caf Champions League exit at the last eight stage If Mamelodi Sundowns can avoid losing to Cape Town City at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Wednesday evening, they will become unstoppable in the PSL title race.
Cliches and contrivances relegate a key incident in South African history to routine Tinseltown-style fodder Some silly cliches and tiresomely obvious liberal-balance contrivances have been pumped into this action-thriller for Netflix from South African director Mandla Dube, which is inspired by one of the most sensational events in anti-apartheid history: the Silverton siege in 1980.
Pedrie Wannenburg was a Bulls legend, winning three Super Rugby titles and five Currie Cups with the Pretoria side. He was the first Bulls player to reach 100 caps for the franchise. Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images/Getty Images Former Springboks flanker Pedrie Wannenburg was killed during a high-speed car chase in Texas on the weekend, while his 8-year-old son remains in stable condition in hospital.
What channel is DHL Stormers v Glasgow Warriors on? Is there a live stream? How to watch United Rugby Championship game
Glasgow Warriors are in Cape Town to take on the Stormers in the United Rugby Championship, the first of two matches they are playing in South Africa this month, with a game against the Bulls to follow in Pretoria next week. Glasgow are third in the URC standings, on 50 points, with three rounds of fixtures remaining in the regular season.
Stormers v Glasgow Warriors: Danny Wilson targets two wins in South Africa but expects fierce front-row battle
Danny Wilson says he’s looking for two wins from two from Glasgow Warriors’ mini-tour of South Africa but you suspect the head coach would be delighted to return home with a single victory under his belt. This is as daunting a mission as Glasgow are likely to face in the URC this season.
Radio amateurs are being invited to take part in International Marconi Day at Caister Lifeboat Station this weekend. On Saturday the Norfolk Amateur Radio Club will run an all-day special event with the callsign GB0CMS at Caister Lifeboat Station to commemorate the coastal village’s original Marconi wireless station, which was established in 1900.
A MAN from Oldham was last week fined hundreds of pounds after he used a dead person’s blue badge to park in the city centre. Michael Sempey, of Pretoria Road, used the expired blue badge to park his Audi Q5 in a pay and display area on Manchester’s King Street.
I first saw Nkosinathi Maphumulo aka Black Coffee perform at Amaros Night Club in Pretoria, South Africa during the late 2000s. Dressed in a casual T-shirt, no one would have guessed he was destined for global glory. Beneath strobe lights, bathed in throbbing house music, clashing voices and perspiration, he could have been just like any other struggling deejay on the make.
South Africa's military chief said Wednesday that multinational forces had been able to "disrupt" jihadist rebels in northern Mozambique since their deployment there last year. More than 3,100 troops from several African countries moved into troubled Cabo Delgado province last July after Islamist insurgents seized swathes of territory.
Two men have been handed life sentences after raping a lesbian teenager in South Africa. Getwin Moloto, 30, and Lebohang Makola, 35, from Pretoria were sentenced in court on Tuesday (5 April) following the attack that took place on 16 December, 2020.
Silly fuel! Man in a shopping trolley clings to the back of a tanker speeding down a South African highway
The shocking footage was taken on the N1 highway in Pretoria, South Africa People filmed the man holding on to the fuel tanker as it sped along the wet road The unidentified man even smiled and waved to motorists as they drove past Police say they're investigating the incident, which took place on Sunday, April 3
The popular pro dancer quit the BBC show after seven years Last month Oti Mabuse caused shockwaves when she announced that she was leaving Strictly Come Dancing after seven years. During her sparkling time on the BBC dance show she won the coveted Glitterball trophy twice with Emmerdale star Kelvin Fletcher and comedian Bill Bailey.
The Bulls scored four tries and 31 points in the second-half to ensure Ulster's South African trip was to end in disappointment. While they left Cape Town last week feeling they would have beaten the Stormers if not for refereeing errors, in the heat and the altitude of Pretoria, their challenge wilted in the second-half as the Bulls romped to victory.
Ulster can clinch perfect boost ahead of European battles by taming Bulls in South Africa: Kieran Treadwell
Ulster’s Kieran Treadwell believes signing off on the province’s mini-tour of South Africa with a win could provide invaluable momentum ahead of their massive two-legged Champions Cup tie with Toulouse. Saturday’s clash with the Bulls in Pretoria is the side’s final game before meeting the European champions on back-to-back Saturdays with a place in the last-eight at stake.