Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell believes the Currie Cup still holds an important place in South African rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Four new caps have been included in the All Blacks’ 37-man squad for their end-of-year tour.
Sharks star S’bu Nkosi suffered a suspected dislocation of his elbow in Saturday’s semi-final against the Blue Bulls. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Flyhalf Robert du Preez kicked 14 points as Western Province beat the Golden Lions 19-5 on Saturday to reach the Currie Cup final. MARIETTE ADAMS reports from Newlands.
Curwin Bosch scored 17 points as the Sharks beat the Blue Bulls 37-27 in Durban on Saturday to secure home advantage in the Currie Cup final. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Reece Hodge slotted a long-distance 78th-minute penalty as the Wallabies secured a shock 23-18 win over the All Blacks in Brisbane on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Flyhalf Juan Kotzé scored 25 points as the Griffons beat the Leopards 60-36 in Welkom on Friday to their second straight Currie Cup First Division title.
Gary Gold has singled out fullback Warrick Gelant as a Springbok bolter for the end-of-year tour of Europe.
The Sharks and Western Province must be favourites to progress to the Currie Cup final, writes JON CARDINELLI.
EW Viljoen will start at outside centre for Western Province in Saturday’s semi-final against the Golden Lions in Cape Town.