SIYA KOLISI is one of South Africa's best players and arguably the most influential after being made their first ever black captain. And now the 28-year-old flanker has become a hero to all people in the Rainbow Nation after leading them to Rugby World Cup glory - but who are his wife and children that have been cheering him all the way? Who is Siya Kolisi's wife, Rachel? Born Rachel Smith in Grahamstown - around 80 miles from Port Elizabeth. Her birthday is on January 21 making her 29 - a year older than her husband. Prior to having children, she was a marketing executive. Now she regularly posts her fitness and family snaps on Instagram, building up a huge following of over 76k on Instagram.Most Read in Rugby UnionDOC IN DOCK Saracens may report Munster DOCTOR over claim he sparked brawl with weight jibe LOCK-ED IN Who is Alun Wyn Jones' wife Anwen and when did the Wales Rugby star marry her? ED ACHE Cipriani fumes at Jones and reveals 'he's never said two words' to exiled star … [Read more...] about Who is Siya Kolisi’s wife Rachel, when did South Africa captain marry, how many kids does Rugby World Cup icon have?
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England are touted as one of the favourites to lift the World Cup 2019. © AFP England are touted as one of the favourites to lift the World Cup 2019 but former spinner Greame Swann has warned the hosts about the potential threat of India. Swann was a member of the only England men's side to have won a major global trophy -- the 2010 World Twenty20 in the Caribbean -- and sees parallels between that team and Eoin Morgan's men. The 39-year-old said, India led by Virat Kohli, should not be written off as they are an exceptional One-Day International (ODI) team."You can never write off India, they are an exceptional one-day team, Virat Kohli is a brilliant captain, brilliant player."As for champions Australia, England's oldest rivals and five-times World Cup-winners, Swann said: "The Aussies are like Germany in the football -- you can never write them off at a World Cup."Swann though said he was particularly looking forward to watching Pakistan, who won the 2017 Champions Trophy … [Read more...] about “Never Write Off India”: Greame Swann Warns England For World Cup 2019
Sam Billings has taken break from franchise cricket after he was snubbed from England’s limited-overs squads for the tour of South Africa on Friday. Billings has had a an unfortunate past year as a shoulder injury at the start of the season ruled him out of England’s world cup squad despite being one of the front-runners. Later in the year, he was also released by his Indian Premier League franchise Chennai Super Kings ahead of the auction slated for next week. Billings was named England vice-captain for their five-match T20I series in New Zealand. However, he failed to make a major impact with 34 runs in five innings that included three not-outs. After the England squads were named, Billings wished them best while also expressing his disappointment at missing the cut. “All the best to the lads heading to South Africa,” Billings wrote on Twitter. “Huge amount of depth esp [sic] in the white ball game atm. Of course disappointed not to be involved but … [Read more...] about Ignored for South Africa Series, England’s Sam Billings Takes Break Franchise Cricket