Articles tagged 'hondo'

Sportivo end season unbeaten 28 August 2018 HARARE -  Harare Sports Club (HSC) coach Daniel Hondo and his charges are basking in glory after ending the 2018 National Rugby League season unbeaten with a 26-14 home win over Old Georgians (OGs) on Saturday. Sportivo managed to score four tries through fullback Tadius Hwata, wing Takudzwa F...
Cheetahs eye African glory 21 September 2016 HARARE - The Cheetahs leave for Kenya today with only one thing on their minds — winning the Africa Cup Sevens title as they seek to make amends for last year's final defeat at the hands of the hosts. Zimbabwe finished as runners-up in last year's tournament and kick-start their campaign with ...
ZRU keen on familier faces 3 September 2016 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) is keen on reuniting with former national team coaches as they begin the hunt for Cyprian Mandenge's successor the Daily News has established. Mandenge and Sables team manager Sebastian Garikai tendered in their resignations on Monday following a heated ...
Waller, Hondo jobs on the line 29 October 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) specialist coaches, Andy Waller (batting) and Douglas Hondo (bowling) face the axe as the organisation tries to seek scapegoats following the humiliating series defeats to Afghanistan. The tourists became the first Associate nation to secure a series win over a T...
What could have been? 1 April 2015 HARARE - With a virtually nonexistent local rugby league and very little incentives available for players an optimist would have given Zimbabwe Sevens rugby team a chance at the Hong Kong Sevens. But against all expectation, the Cheetahs rose to the occasion. Leading Russia 19-17 in the fin...
Hondo speaks on Sevens draw 17 February 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Sevens rugby coach Danny Hondo is not reading too much into the Hong Kong Sevens Core team pre-qualifier draw announced yesterday. The Hong Kong Sevens takes place from March 27 to 29 with Zimbabwe grouped in Pool G in the qualifier draw along Spain, Tonga, and Guyana. Uru...
ZRU unveils coaches 28 January 2015 HARARE - Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) yesterday unveiled head coaches across five formats of the game with the union's technical director Brighton Chivandire saying the individuals have their work cut out. The new coaches were handed four-year performance-based contracts and have been tasked to ...
Young Cheetahs on fire 24 May 2014 GABORONE - The Zimbabwe Under-18 Sevens rugby team yesterday produced three polished performances to book their place into the semi-finals of the on-going Africa Youth Games. The Daniel Hondo-coached set the tone for the rest of Team Zimbabwe with blistering start, brushing aside the challenge...
Sables trim squad, Hondo confirmed substantive captain 29 October 2013 HARARE – Zimbabwe rugby selectors have trimmed down the Sables squad to 29 ahead of next month's tri-nations tournament in Windhoek with hosts Namibia and Kenya. The Sables will begin camp in Bulawayo on Friday before leaving for the Namibian capital early next week via Harare. Prop Kevin N...
Hondo revives career in NZ 2 January 2013 HARARE - Former Zimbabwe pace bowler and ex-national side assistant coach Douglas Hondo is picking up the pieces of his injury-affected playing career in New Zealand s domestic cricket at the age of 33. Hondo, who played nine Tests and 56 ODIs for Zimbabwe, turns out for Hawera United in the Tara...
Hondo dominates NRL Awards 10 November 2012 HARARE - Harare Sports Club captain Daniel Hondo dominated National Rugby League (NRL) Awards last night after he was crowned both Player of the Year and Backline Player of the Year at a ceremony in the capital. The experienced centre who is currently with the Zimbabwean national side in Namibia ...