Picture: Se-Anne Rall Durban - A week after a baby girl was rescued from a storm water pipe in Newlands East, police have confirmed that a woman has been arrested and charged with attempted murder.
Photo: Chris Ricco/BackpagePix CAPE TOWN – Considering all the trouble in the Newlands boardrooms over the past few weeks, the Stormers hapless performance in their Super Rugby opener at Loftus should almost have been expected.
The same goes for Newlands.
In his first season (2016), the Cape side was knocked out at Newlands against the Chiefs in the final eight and that fate was repeated in 2017 - last year they finished 11th on the overall log, failing to make the playoffs.
The visitors failed to win a single game away from their Newlands base in 2018, and a rampant Bulls team ensured nothing will change just yet for Robbie Fleck’s men with a comprehensive bonus-point triumph over their oldest rivals.
The Bulls travel to Argentina next weekend to take on the Jaguares, whilst the Stormers will take on the Lions at Newlands.
Police have slammed as false news allegations circulating on social media about the arrest of two women in connection with an infant who was on Monday dumped in a stormwater drain in Newlands East, north of Durban.
He has the potential to develop into a cult figure at Newlands like a certain Hottie Louw was in a previous Stormers era.
Western Province’s Currie Cup campaign also ended in disappointment when they lost to the Sharks in the decider at Newlands.
“Growing up in the Western Cape, it had always been one of my dreams to play for them in front of the Newlands faithful.