Liam Del Carme Sports reporter

Liam Del Carme has been a sports writer for more than 25 years. He specialises in rugby but also writes about cricket, tennis and golf for the Sunday Times.

Liam Del Carme Sports reporter
Springboks in a fix

The Springboks' withdrawal from the Rugby Championship (RC) may have left the Sanzaar alliance on even thinner ice but it is unlikely to be the ...

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Stormers in first win of their campaign

For 50 or so minutes the Lions succeeded in avoiding the Stormers' clutches on Saturday night.

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Bulls succumb to the Cheetahs

The more incisive, and ultimately decisive Cheetahs kept the Bulls at arm's length for large chunks of their Super Rugby Unlocked clash in ...

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Lions lose Willem Alberts for Stormers clash as lock goes into quarantine

The Lions have lost big name lock Willem Alberts ahead of Saturday’s Super Rugby Unlocked clash against the Stormers at Newlands.

Liam Del Carme Sports reporter
LIAM DEL CARME | Bledisloe opener is an ominous warning to Boks

If the All Blacks-Wallabies clash is anything to go by, we have a gargantuan task at the Rugby Championship

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Lions will scrum towards the Stormers’ elephant in the room

If there’s an elephant in the room‚ there’s often no point scrumming away from it. At least that’s the way the Lions say they will approach the ...

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No decision yet on Bok trip to Australia

The Springboks' participation in this year's Rugby Championship (RC) is still in the balance as SA Rugby seeks clarity on government regulations ...

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Cheetahs boss one-sided catfight

They said in the build-up that they did not have a point to prove.

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Bulls start slowly but get the win

Jake White’s Bulls were trapped in the starting gates for which must have felt like an eternity in their opening Super Rugby Unlocked (SRU) clash at ...

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LIAM DEL CARME | Pity the poor Cheetahs, sacrificed for the sake of PRO rugby ...

They have a lot more going for them than the nine remaining unions, but their inclusion is simply not feasible

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