The day WP made it five in a row

It was a historic occasion the last time Western Province and the then Transvaal met in the Currie Cup final in 1986, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Taute returns for decider

Jaco Taute has recovered from injury and will start at inside centre for Western Province in the Currie Cup final at Newlands. 


Kriel fit, Lions change one

Golden Lions flank Jaco Kriel has been passed fit and will start the Currie Cup final against Western Province at Newlands.


Singapore admits defeat

A press release from the Asia Pacific Dragons suggests that Japan will be awarded the 18th Super Rugby franchise.


Folau takes top honours

Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has claimed the John Eales Medal after being named Australian Player of the Year.


Turnover possession key for WP

Former Bok prop Cobus Visagie says Western Province will need to make full use of turnover ball if they're to triumph at Newlands. BRENTON CHELIN reports.


‘Scrum battle could be decisive’

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett believes that the Golden Lions' dominant pack will prove the difference between the teams in Saturday's Currie Cup final.


Schalk Brits suffers knee injury

Schalk Brits will miss the rest of the season after injuring himself while attempting a trademark sidestep.


Catrakilis vs Boshoff

Saturday's final at Newlands will hinge on the accuracy of the two flyhalves, in decision-making and goal-kicking, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Barritt returns to England fold

Brad Barritt is in the England squad for next month's internationals after missing the June Tests against the All Blacks.


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