Western Province and the Golden Lions will engage in a clash that could potentially determine their Currie Cup playoff fate in Cape Town on Friday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS .
The length of the Currie Cup tournament is set to be reduced from 2018.
The Cheetahs will field their strongest possible team in the Pro14 and possibly a second-string side in the Currie Cup playoffs. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Free State Cheetahs will be looking for their fourth consecutive bonus-point win in the Currie Cup when they host Griquas on Saturday.
Before you make your Superbru picks for Wednesday’s Currie Cup games, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team’s predictions. Preview GRIQUAS vs WESTERN PROVINCE Jon Cardinelli: WP by 10 Gary Lemke: WP by 12 Craig Lewis: WP by 20 Simon Borchardt: WP by 7 Mariette Adams: WP by 15 Juandre Joubert: WP by 12 PUMAS vs FREE STATE… Read more →
The Blue Bulls will be looking for their third consecutive Currie Cup win when they host the Sharks at Loftus in Pretoria on Wednesday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Coach Rory Duncan was forced to make six changes to the Cheetahs starting XV for their game against the Pumas in Mbombela on Wednesday.
Springbok loose forward Oupa Mohoje will remain at the Cheetahs until the end of the 2018 season.
The Cheetahs and Kings have officially been included in an expanded Pro14 competition, but will not be eligible to qualify for the European Champions or Challenge Cups.
Cheetahs wing Raymond Rhule will play for the Stormers and Western Province from the 2018 season.