FOOTBALL NEWS - Orlando Pirates are the new chasers-in-chief in the Absa Premiership after closing to within four points of leaders Mamelodi Sundowns.
The Buccaneers produced a powerful attacking showing to win 4-2 at Chippa United on Sunday - a third win from their last four league games to send a warning ahead of next weekend’s Soweto derby.
Sunday also saw Golden Arrows defeat Ajax Cape Town 1-0 to keep the Urban Warriors stuck in the relegation zone.
The round got under way on Friday night with Maritzburg United coming from behind to defeat bottom-of-the-log Platinum Stars 2-1, thanks to a late brace from striker Andrea Fileccia.
Saturday’s first game saw Polokwane City have their first outing since the tragic passing of Mogau Tshehla, as they drew 1-1 away to Limpopo rivals Baroka FC. Rise and Shine striker Rodney Ramagalela became the first to reach the 10-goal mark in the PSL this season.