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CURRIE CUP

Bosch boots Sharks into final

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.


Griffons go back-to-back

Flyhalf Juan Kotzé scored 25 points as the Griffons beat the Leopards 60-36 in Welkom on Friday to win their second straight Currie Cup First Division title, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.


‘Gelant should tour with Boks’

Gary Gold has singled out fullback Warrick Gelant as a Springbok bolter for the end-of-year tour of Europe.


Currie Cup preview (Semi-finals)

The Sharks and Western Province must be favourites to progress to the Currie Cup final, writes JON CARDINELLI.


WP reshuffle backline

EW Viljoen will start at outside centre for Western Province in Saturday’s semi-final against the Golden Lions in Cape Town.


Continuity for Bulls

Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell has named an unchanged run-on XV ahead of their semi-final against the Sharks at Kings Park on Saturday.


Marx, Dreyer start for Lions

Springbok front rowers Malcolm Marx and Ruan Dreyer have been named in the Golden Lions' starting XV for Saturday's semi-final against Western Province at Newlands.


Jean-Luc back for Sharks’ semi-final

Jean-Luc du Preez will start at blindside flank in one of three changes to the Sharks' XV for Saturday's semi-final against the Blue Bulls at Kings Park.


‘You’ve got to win battle up front’

Flank Keegan Daniel says the forwards battle will determine the winner of Saturday’s semi-final between the Sharks and Blue Bulls at Kings Park.


Mitchell: Pressure on Sharks

Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell says there will be greater expectations on the Sharks going into Saturday's semi-final at Kings Park. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.


Sharks can rein in Bulls

The Sharks have the defence as well as the kicking game to contain the tournament-leading Blue Bulls attack in the semi-final at Kings Park on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Another Bok back for Sharks

The Sharks are expected to unleash Springbok star Jean-Luc du Preez in Saturday’s semi-final against the Blue Bulls in Durban, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


WP ponder backline posers

Western Province coach John Dobson admits there will be lots to debate when weighing up the best backline composition for Saturday’s semi-final against the Golden Lions at Newlands, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Matthews back for Bulls

Duncan Matthews is one of three players who will be available for the Blue Bulls' semi-final against the Sharks this Saturday.


Positive injury news for WP

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.


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