Sports Roundup — Monday, June 9, 2014

Rugby

There was no Super Rugby this past weekend due the June Tests starting for the Southern Hemisphere countries. South Africa beat the World XV; the All Blacks edged out England and Australia crushed the French. Here are the results: 

Wales tour warm-up: South Africa 47-13 World XV

South Africa (18) 47

  • Tries: Habana, Botha, B du Plessis 2, Goosen, Le Roux
  • Cons: Steyn 2, Goosen 2
  • Pens: Steyn 3

World XV (13) 13

  • Tries: Hargreaves
  • Cons: O’Connor
  • Pens: O’Connor 2

South Africa warmed up for two June Tests against Wales by comfortably beating a World XV in Cape Town.                                       Lock Alistair Hargreaves scored an early World XV try and James O’Connor kicked the rest of their points. But scores by Bryan Habana and Toulon club-mate Bakkies Botha helped the hosts to an 18-13 lead at the break. Hooker Bismark du Plessis then twice went over along with Johan Goosen and Willie le Roux while Morne Steyn and Goosen kicked a total of 15 points.

Australia 50-23 France:

Stephen Moore injury cannot halt hosts

Australia (29) 50

  • Tries: Folau, Ashley-Cooper, Hooper, Toomua, Cummins, Beale, McCabe
  • Cons: Foley 6
  • Pen: Foley

France (9) 23

  • Tries: Parra, Penalty
  • Cons: Michalak 2
  • Pens: Michalak 2
  • Drop-goal : Michalak

Australia overcame the first-minute loss of captain Stephen Moore to a knee injury as they ran in seven tries against France in the first Test.

New Zealand 20-15 England:

New Zealand takes match through late Conrad Smith try

New Zealand 20 (9)

  • Try: C Smith
  • Pens: Cruden 5

England 15 (9)

  • Pens: Burns 4, Cipriani

Other Internationals:

USA 6 Scotland 24

Argentina 17 Ireland 29

Tonga 18 Samoa 18

Fiji 25 Italy 14

                                                 

Internationals | FIXTURES

All times CAT (SA, GMT+2)
June 2014
14 New Zealand v England Dunedin 09:35  
14 Australia v France Melbourne 12:00  
14 South Africa v Wales Durban 17:05  
14 Argentina v Ireland Tucuman 20:40  
14 Canada v Scotland Toronto 23:00  
20 Argentina v Scotland Cordoba 21:10  
21 New Zealand v England Hamilton 09:35  
21 Australia v France Sydney 12:00  
21 South Africa v Wales Nelspruit 15:00  
21 Argentina v Scotland Cordoba 21:10  
28 South Africa v Scotland Port Elizabeth 17:00
Tennis

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth French Open title

Rafael Nadal saw off the threat of Novak Djokovic for another year to win his ninth French Open title and a record fifth in succession.

The Spaniard, 28, coped better in hot conditions as he won 3-6 7-5 6-2 6-4 in three hours and 31 minutes.

Nadal is the first man ever to win a major title nine times, taking his Grand Slam total to 14.

Golf

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Pos Player Score Thru Today Rnd1 Rnd2 Rnd3 Rnd4 Tot
1 Lyle Rowe -13 F -5 76 69 66 68 279
2 Neil Schietekat -9 F E 70 70 70 73 283
3 Peter- Henric McIntyre -7 F E 69 72 71 73 285
  Ulrich van den Berg -7 F +2 71 67 72 75 285
5 Jared Harvey -5 F +2 68 71 73 75 287
  Haydn Porteous -5 F +3 70 71 70 76 287
7 Matthew Carvell -4 F +2 78 66 69 75 288
8 Ryan Cairns -3 F -2 72 70 76 71 289
  Trevor Moore -3 F -1 72 71 74 72 289
  Adilson Da Silva -3 F -1 74 71 72 72 289
  Toto Thimba -3 F E 73 76 67 73 289
  Frederik Nortje -3 F +2 70 71 73 75 289


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Pos Player Score Thru Today Rnd1 Rnd2 Rnd3 Rnd4 Tot
1 Mikael Lundberg -12 F -7 67 68 76 65 276
2 Bernd Wiesberger -12 F -3 71 70 66 69 276
3 Joost Luiten -11 F E 72 67 66 72 277
4 Lee Slattery -10 F -6 70 66 76 66 278
5 Miguel Angel Jiménez -8 F -5 70 75 68 67 280
  Fabrizio Zanotti -8 F -1 69 68 72 71 280
7 Eduardo De La Riva -7 F -3 73 69 70 69 281
  Daniel Im -7 F -8 70 73 74 64 281
9 Simon Wakefield -6 F -1 70 71 70 71 282
  David Horsey -6 F -1 73 73 65 71 282
  Sihwan Kim -6 F -1 70 68 73 71

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Soccer

2014 FIFA World Cup:

Group A

  • Thursday 12th June

    Brazil 21:00 Croatia
  • Friday 13th June

    Mexico 17:00 Cameroon
  • Tuesday 17th June

    Brazil 20:00 Mexico
  • Wednesday 18th June

    Cameroon 23:00 Croatia
  • Monday 23rd June

    Cameroon 21:00 Brazil
  • Monday 23rd June

    Croatia 21:00 Mexico

Group B

  • Friday 13th June

    Spain 20:00 Netherlands
  • Friday 13th June

    Chile 23:00 Australia
  • Wednesday 18th June

    Australia 17:00 Netherlands
  • Wednesday 18th June

    Spain 20:00 Chile
  • Monday 23rd June

    Australia 17:00 Spain
  • Monday 23rd June

    Netherlands 17:00 Chile

Group C

  • Saturday 14th June

    Colombia 17:00 Greece
  • Sunday 15th June

    Ivory Coast 02:00 Japan
  • Thursday 19th June

    Colombia 17:00 Ivory Coast
  • Thursday 19th June

    Japan 23:00 Greece
  • Tuesday 24th June

    Greece 21:00 Ivory Coast
  • Tuesday 24th June

    Japan 21:00 Colombia

Group D

  • Saturday 14th June

    Uruguay 20:00 Costa Rica

  • Saturday 14th June

    England 23:00 Italy

  • Thursday 19th June

    Uruguay 20:00 England

  • Friday 20th June

    Italy 17:00 Costa Rica
  • Tuesday 24th June

    Costa Rica 17:00 England

  • Tuesday 24th June

    Italy 17:00 Uruguay

Group E

  • Sunday 15th June

    Switzerland 17:00 Ecuador

  • Sunday 15th June

    France 20:00 Honduras

  • Friday 20th June

    Switzerland 20:00 France

  • Friday 20th June

    Honduras 23:00 Ecuador

  • Wednesday 25th June

    Ecuador 21:00 France

  • Wednesday 25th June

    Honduras 21:00 Switzerland

Group F

  • Sunday 15th June

    Argentina 23:00 Bos-Herce

  • Monday 16th June

    Iran 20:00 Nigeria

  • Saturday 21st June

    Argentina 17:00 Iran

  • Saturday 21st June

    Nigeria 23:00 Bos-Herce

  • Wednesday 25th June

    Bos-Herce 17:00 Iran

  • Wednesday 25th June

    Nigeria 17:00 Argentina

Group G

  • Monday 16th June

    Germany 17:00 Portugal

  • Monday 16th June

    Ghana 23:00 USA
  • Saturday 21st June

    Germany 20:00 Ghana

  • Sunday 22nd June

    USA 23:00 Portugal

  • Thursday 26th June

    Portugal 17:00 Ghana
  • Thursday 26th June

    USA 17:00 Germany

Group H

  • Tuesday 17th June

    Belgium 17:00 Algeria

  • Tuesday 17th June

    Russia 23:00 South Korea

  • Sunday 22nd June

    Belgium 17:00 Russia

  • Sunday 22nd June

    South Korea 20:00 Algeria

  • Thursday 26th June

    Algeria 21:00 Russia

  • Thursday 26th June

    South Korea 21:00 Belgium

Grand Prix

 Ricciardo takes his first F1 win in Canada

Red Bull’s Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Canadian Grand Prix for his first Formula One victory on Sunday. The race brought the first defeat of the season for Mercedes, who had championship leader Nico Rosberg finish second. Red Bull’s quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel was third in a race that ended behind the safety car.

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