Streaming issues? Report here
Aubrey Masango 702 Gradient Aubrey Masango 702 Gradient
The Aubrey Masango Show
20:00 - 00:00
volume_up
volume_mute

The Aubrey Masango Show
20:00 - 00:00
Home
arrow_forward
Local
fiber_manual_record
Sport

Go Bokke! Messages and songs of support flood social media ahead of RWC final

2 November 2019 9:38 AM
Tags:
Springboks
2019 Rugby World Cup
South Africa vs England
2019 Rugby World Cup final

From schoolkids and scientists on the S.A. Agulhas to the president and the Arch, SA is united behind the national side.

It's finally here - the day South Africa get their chance to lift the Web Ellis trophy for a third time, and Springbok fever is running high.

In a video call to Siya Kolisi ahead of the semi-final against Wales, President Cyril Ramaphosa urged the skipper to make sure to book his ticket to the final and the team delivered.

Boarding his flight for Japan, Ramaphosa said he was looking forward to giving the Boks "lots of woema" from 57-million South Africans supporting them.

Watch the video below:

The country's beloved archbishop emeritus, Desmond Tutu, thanked the Springboks for making us feel good about ourselves again, saying the team would be carried by the love of millions at home.

World Cup fire's also been burning high at local schools. Watch how pupils at King Edward VII in Johannesburg lead their classmates into a crescendo of cheering:


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Go Bokke! Messages and songs of support flood social media ahead of RWC final


2 November 2019 9:38 AM
Tags:
Springboks
2019 Rugby World Cup
South Africa vs England
2019 Rugby World Cup final

Recommended

More from Local

mkhize-masukujpg

UPDATE: Gauteng recoveries reach 36,146 as national death toll rises to 4,346

14 July 2020 9:51 PM

The number of recoveries in South Africa so far is 146,279. The total number of tests conducted to date is 2.232,738.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

200529 Gwede Mantashe

Minerals Minister Gwede Mantashe and his wife test positive for COVID-19

14 July 2020 9:06 PM

The couple are in isolation and the minister, who received his results earlier on Tuesday, will continue to work from home.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

child-vaccinejpg

Appeal for donations to help little girl mauled by pit bulls

14 July 2020 6:10 PM

Reatlile Blessing Tolo has been left wounded after she was viciously attacked by pit bulls.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

covid-19-health-sector-department-doctor-hospital-coronavirus-pandemic-123rf

Denosa urges honesty about COVID-19 symptoms when consulting healthcare workers

14 July 2020 5:55 PM

KwaZulu-Natal secretary Mandla Shabangu says the stigmatisation around the virus may be contributing to the problem.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

160203Jula.jpg

Five nabbed for ignoring lockdown regulations - JMPD

14 July 2020 5:47 PM

Spokesperson Wayne Minnaar says four were arrested on Allendale Road just before midnight busy consuming alcohol.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190929lottojpg Lotto, PowerBall

KZN lucky player wins biggest powerball jackpot since Ithuba took over in 2015

14 July 2020 4:46 PM

The R153m draw took place on 10 July 2020. Ithuba's Busisiwe Msizi says buying tickets online has become popular.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

194af514-e1d8-4451-814a-61e0387bc2b2.jpg

Brrrr.... Gauteng braces for more icy weather

14 July 2020 1:52 PM

Forecaster Edward Engelbrecht says Gauteng is not going to experience as intense a weather as the Western Cape.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

cellphone-phone-mobile-device-woman-shocked-laptop-technology

Doomscrolling: What is it and why is it important to stop?

14 July 2020 1:45 PM

Mandy Wiener speaks to clinical psychologist Ruth Ancer about some of the anxiety experienced in the face of COVID-19.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

eskom-logojfif

ANC should use Eskom to prove that they can get something right - 702 caller

14 July 2020 12:14 PM

Listeners express their frustrations with the service from Eskom on The Clement Manyethela Show.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Mask South African flag coronavirus Covid-19 lockdown 123rf

'It is up to compliance officers of public spaces to enforce wearing of masks'

13 July 2020 6:18 PM

Justice ministry spokesperson Crispin Phiri explains the motive behind government's decision to enforce the wearing of masks.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

More from Sport

Irvin Khoza

Watch this space: Khoza on the resumption of PSL season

13 July 2020 1:40 PM

Irvin Khoza says National Soccer League has handed in to the SA Football Association a proposed date for the season to resume.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

20180423- Irvin Khoza2

Khoza: PSL season to be completed within six weeks

13 July 2020 1:04 PM

The 2019/20 PSL season will be completed within the next six weeks - four months after the league was halted due to COVID-19.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

191228pepjpg

Timeline: How Man City arrived at the brink of European expulsion

13 July 2020 11:12 AM

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has lifted a two-season ban on Manchester City after a Uefa investigation found it overstated its sponsorship.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

140326Prince.jpg

Ashwell Prince vows to continue fight against racism in cricket

13 July 2020 9:24 AM

Cape Cobras coach and former Proteas vice-captain Ashwell Prince has vowed to continue the fight against racism in cricket.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

181204princejpg

Ashwell Prince: 'The system is broken'

11 July 2020 10:55 AM

Cape Cobras coach and former Proteas vice-captain Ashwell Prince has spoken out about the treatment players of colour are subjected in cricket.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

ty

South African Cricketers' Association expresses its support for Lungi Ngidi

10 July 2020 1:59 PM

Ngidi received backlash from some social media users for his response to a question about the Black Lives Matter movement.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

190807siyajpg

As men we must talk about GBV and call each other out - Siya Kolisi

9 July 2020 3:04 PM

The Springbok captain took some time out to speak to Azania Mosaka about his foundation's work, life under lockdown and more.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

170511pitso1jpg

Mosimane: Return to training has been strange

9 July 2020 2:32 PM

Sundowns are in Rustenburg for a mini-training camp in preparation for the resumption of the season, with a date for the resumption of matches yet to be confirmed.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Chris Nenzani

CSA board denies changing terms of reference for Moroe forensic probe

8 July 2020 9:31 PM

Cricket South Africa's board of directors has denied reports that it attempted to change the terms of reference of a forensic investigation into former CEO Thabang Moroe.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

mamelodi-sundownspng

Rhulani Mokwena returns to Mamelodi Sundowns

8 July 2020 6:37 PM

The President of Mamelodi Sundowns, Dr. Patrice Motsepe, welcomed Rhulani Mokwena back home to the Mamelodi Sundowns family as the Club looks to reinforce the technical team.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward