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CURRIE CUP

Currie Cup schedule confirmed

The Cheetahs will kick off their Currie Cup title defence against the Sharks as the Premier Division reverts to a seven-team format for the 2017 season.


Kanko to plug gap at Lions

Loose forward Ryan Kankowski will join the Lions for the 2017 Currie Cup tournament.


Sharks bolster scrumhalf stocks

The Sharks have announced the signing of three players – including two scrumhalves – ahead of the 2017 Currie Cup campaign.


Currie Cup teams heading to Europe?

The Anglo-Welsh Cup could be revamped in order to include Currie Cup teams in the competition.


Duncan to coach Cheetahs in Currie Cup

Rory Duncan will replace Franco Smith as the Free State Cheetahs coach in the 2017 domestic competition.


Stick set for new role?

Mzwandile Stick looks set to be appointed as head coach of the EP Kings in the Currie Cup.


Kings, Boland cut from Currie Cup

The Currie Cup will return to a strength-versus-strength format this year following a decision by a special general council of SA Rugby on Friday.


Redelinghuys wins Lions’ top gong

Julian Redelinghuys was named the Lions' Player of the Year for 2016 at an awards evening at Carnival City in Johannesburg on Wednesday night.


Venter voted Cheetahs’ best

Francois Venter was named the Cheetahs' Player of the Year at the union's annual awards ceremony on Thursday.


Modiba to coach Boland

Boland have appointed Randall Modiba as head coach until the end of the 2018 season.


Ebersohn moves to Pumas

Cheetahs flyhalf Sias Ebersohn is one of two new players to join the Pumas for the 2017 season.


Cheetahs charge to title

Niel Marais kicked 21 points to guide the Free State Cheetahs to a 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls and a first Currie Cup title in nine years. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Marais put the boot in

The superb goal-kicking of Niel Marais, as much as the irrepressible attack of the Cheetahs, contributed to their memorable 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Lions snatch U21 title from WP

Jarryd Sage scored a try in the 77th minute as the Golden Lions beat Western Province 38-34 in U21 Provincial Championship final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.


Lions crowned U19 champs

Replacement wing Madosha Tambwe scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions beat Western Province 60-19 in the U19 Provincial Championship final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.


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