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5 must-watch weekend sporting events

2018-04-06 17:17
Chad le Clos (Getty Images)

Cape Town - It's the weekend!

But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight and be sure to watch these FIVE events!

1. English Premiership

The English Premiership is here to keep us entertained this weekend.

We start off with the Merseyside derby which sees Everton hosting Liverpool (Saturday, 13:30 SA time), Stoke City take on the red-hot Tottenham Hotspur (16:00 SA time) and then Manchester City could clinch the Premier League title this weekend when they face Manchester United in their derby (18:30 SA time).

On Sunday, Arsenal host Southampton (15:15 SA time) and then we see Antonio Conte's Chelsea take on West Ham United (17:30 SA time).

Click here for the latest Premier League match reports, results and reaction

2. World Rugby Sevens

We're in Hong Kong for the seventh leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series.

A second-string Blitzboks side is in China this week with the first-choice side on Commonwealth Games duty on Australia's Gold Coast.

Log leaders, the Blitzboks, will face Scotland (06:22 SA time) and England (10:24 SA time) in their Pool C fixtures.

The Cup final is scheduled for Sunday 13:00 (SA time) with the Blitzboks hopefully featuring - and coming out on top!

Click here for the latest Sevens news

3. The Masters

It's golf's first Major of the year!

All eyes will be on the biggest names in golf as they hit the famed Augusta National.

Will Rory McIlory achieve a Major Grand Slam, or will we continue to see the remarkable comeback of Tiger Woods?

How about a sneaky SA win... Louis?

Click here for the latest news at Augusta

4. Super Rugby

Round 8 of the Super Rugby action gets under way this weekend.

We kick things off with the Sunowlves hosting the Waratahs (07:15 SA time), Chiefs taking on the Blues (09:35 SA time) and the Brumbies battle the Reds (11:45 SA time).

In the afternoon, the Lions host the Stormers (17:05 SA time) in a epic SA derby at Ellis Park and we end off with the Jaguares and the Crusaders in Buenos Aires (23:40 SA time).

Click here for all your latest Super Rugby news

5. 2018 Commonwealth Games

Team South Africa have kicked off their Commonwealth Games campaign in fine style thanks to a gold by triathlete Henri Schoeman, our golden boy Chad le Clos and a bronze by Ryan Coetzee.

This weekend more athletes will ply their trade on the Gold Coast and hopefully we'll see more South Africans on the podium.

Who will reign supreme? Will we see any upsets in Australia? All these questions and more will be answered on Sport24...

Click here for the latest coming from the Gold Coast

Notable mentions include the Bahrain Formula One, Absa Premiership, Indian Premier League, Argentina MotoGP and PRO14 (Cheetahs v Cardiff Blues - Saturday, 15:00 and Southern Kings v Munster - Saturday, 19:35).

Images: AP/Gallo/Getty

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