Western Province director of rugby Gert Smal has reportedly held talks with the Cardiff Blues over their head coach role.
Saturday’s Currie Cup decider between the Sharks and Western Province at Kings Park has all the makings of another classic final, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Durban.
Powerful Sharks prop Thomas du Toit says he is looking forward to renewing his ‘friendly’ rivalry with opposite number Wilco Louw in this Saturday’s final at Kings Park, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Western Province coach John Dobson says Saturday’s final against the Sharks is the best possible title-decider based on the teams’ overall performance in the Currie Cup.
Sharks winger S’bu Nkosi will miss Saturday’s final against Western Province in Durban due to a dislocated elbow.
EW Viljoen will start at outside centre for Western Province in Saturday’s semi-final against the Golden Lions in Cape Town.
Jano Vermaak, SP Marais and Sikhumbuzo Notshe will all be available for Western Province’s Currie Cup semi-final against the Golden Lions this Saturday.
Coach John Dobson believes it would have been a considerable underachievement if Western Province had failed to secure a home semi-final.
Western Province fought back to beat the Sharks 31-20 in Durban on Saturday and secure a home semi-final. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Blue Bulls, Golden Lions and Free State Cheetahs face a scrap for semi-final qualification in the final round before the Currie Cup playoffs, writes JON CARDINELLI.