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CURRIE CUP

Currie Cup preview (Round 6)

Western Province and the Golden Lions will engage in a clash that could potentially determine their playoff fate in Cape Town on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.


Cheetahs coach wields the axe

Coach Rory Duncan has made eight changes to the Free State Cheetahs team for Saturday’s clash against the Blue Bulls at Loftus.


Gelant back as Bulls reshuffle

Warrick Gelant will start at fullback as one of four changes to the Blue Bulls side for their match against the Free State Cheetahs in Pretoria on Saturday.


Bulls swoop for Boshoff

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the acquisition of flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff as one of three new signings.


Lions forced to reshuffle

Coach Swys de Bruin has made four personnel changes and two positional swaps to the Golden Lions' starting XV for Friday’s match against Western Province at Newlands.


Leyds boost for WP

Dillyn Leyds will start for Western Province against the Golden Lions after being released from the Springbok squad.


Matthews cops one-match ban

Blue Bulls fullback Duncan Matthews will miss the clash against the Free State Cheetahs on Saturday after receiving a one-week suspension for a dangerous tackle.


Racial incident mars Ellis Park clash

Stadium manager Mike Erasmus has launched an investigation into an alleged racist incident after the game between the Lions and Sharks at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Cheetahs trio crocked

Malcolm Jaer, Niel Marais and Fred Zeilinga are among several Free State Cheetahs players who are in doubt for the remainder of the Currie Cup and the start of the Pro14 competition.


Injuries rock Blue Bulls

The Blue Bulls were left with four injured players after playing three matches over the course of eight days.


Lions duo escapes punishment

Golden Lions pair Robbie Coetzee and Rohan Janse Van Rensburg have been cleared to play following their respective disciplinary hearings on Monday.


Kirsten blow for Bulls

Blue Bulls flank Jannes Kirsten injured ankle ligaments in the loss to Western Province and will be sidelined for several weeks.


Sharks stun 14-man Lions

The Sharks overturned a 26-point deficit to clinch a stunning 47-31 win over a 14-man Golden Lions side at Ellis Park on Saturday night. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


WP power past Bulls

Western Province produced a powerful first-half performance to set up a 45-34 bonus-point win over the Blue Bulls at Newlands on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Griquas snap Cheetahs’ streak

Griquas ended the Free State Cheetahs' winning run with a 30-25 victory in Bloemfontein on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.


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