Its been a tough weekend for South African sports lovers with Bafana Bafana failing to qualify for Russia 2018 and the Springboks humiliated in Dublin. It was up to Luvo Manyonga, Caster Semenya and Branden Grace to mend the broken hearts of the nations sports fanatics.

Sports Awards:

Sportsman of the Year and Sports Star of the Year

Luvo Manyonga

Sports Woman of the Year and Peoples Choice Award:

Caster Semenya

Golf:

Branden Grace claimed his first ever Nedbank Golf Challenge Trophy, he carded a final round 6- under 66 to claim a 1- stroke win over Scott Jamieson in Sun City. He is the first South African to win the NGC since Trevor Immelman in 2007.

Rugby:

The Springboks suffered their heaviest defeat against Ireland on Saturday night. Score 38 – 3
New Zealand beat France 38 – 18.
Australia beat Wales 29 – 21
England beat Argentina 21 – 8

Football:

Senegal capitalised on two errors made by South Africa to become 2 – 0 victors in Friday nights World Cup 2018 Qualifier played at Peter Mokaba Stadium. Senegal have booked their spot to Russia 2018 in Group D

Formula One

After a disappointing season, German driver Sebastian Vettel claimed the Brazilian Grand Prix on Sunday beating Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas and teammate Kimi Raikkonen who finished in 3rd place.


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