The past weekend was action packed with sports action. Here we briefly highlight the results.
The second round of the RBS Six Nations nation had no real big surprises. Wales fought back from being 3 points down at half time to secure a solid 27-23 win over Scotland. France and Ireland had a titanic arm wrestle in France, with the host securing a one point victory, with a final score of 10-9.
The highest scoring match of the weekend was on Sunday with England out-playing Italy to secure a comfortable 40-9 victory. Jonathan Josephs scored a second half hat trick to keep England’s chance of a Grand Slam on track and secure top spot on the log after 2 rounds.
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Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur closed the gap on table topper Leicester City in a pulsating Barclays Premier League fixtures over the weekend.
Danny Welbeck scored a last grasp winner for the Gunners to secure a much needed 2-1 win over Leicester City keeping the title chance wide open.
In similar circumstances Christian Eriksen scored a late winner to give Spurs a 2 -1 win over Manchester City.
This leaves all of the top 3 with a realistic chance to take home the premiership title.
Opening odds at the start of the season where 999/1 for Leicester City to win the title.
The Proteas mission impossible was completed on Sunday as they became only the 3rd team in history to come back from being 2-0 behind in an ODI series to win the series 3-2.
Leading from the front AB De Villiers chose to bat first and thanks to some good bowling restricted the visitors to 236 all out.
South Africa were in real trouble at 22-3 in their chase, but thanks to an 125 run partnership between AB and Amla, the Proteas reached the target in 44 overs. AB was sensational with an unbeaten 101 off 97 balls, winning him man of the match.
Across the Indian Ocean, Australia walloped New Zealand in the first test match by an innings and 52 runs and take a 1-0 lead in the series.
West Indies beat India in the U19 world cup final to win their first ever U-19 Cricket World Cup title. Starting odds for West Indies to win were 17/10.
Charl Schwartzel secured an 8 shot victory in the Tshwane Open at Pretoria Country Club. He finished on a tournament total of 16 under par after a final round of 63.
“I’ve got a very good feeling about this year and that was even before this tournament. Everything is sort of falling into place. I’ve worked really hard leading up to this and it’s just been feeling good. Everything has got some really good signs so I’m excited.”