Witness claims Solly was ‘targeted for execution’

A witness has claimed that former South Africa rugby player Solly Tyibilika, who was shot dead at a Cape Town bar, was deliberately targeted for execution. The unnamed patron told a local news site that he was ordered aside by one of the two gunmen before the pair opened fire on Tyibilika, 32, who was … [Read the full story]

South African Rugby Union stars Bjorn Basson and Chiliboy Ralepelle failed doping tests

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) said Monday the ‘B’ samples of winger Bjorn Basson and hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle confirm they took a banned stimulant during a tour of Britain and Ireland. Basson and Ralepelle failed random doping tests for methylhexaneamine after the Springboks beat Ireland 23-21 in Dublin last month at the start of … [Read the full story]