Western Province scored six tries to beat the EP Kings 45-14 at Newlands on Friday night.
Officials from EP Rugby, Saru and the South African Rugby Players’ Association have been locked in high-level discussions over the union's financial issues.
Ronnie Cooke will captain the EP Kings in their final Currie Cup match against Western Province at Newlands on Friday.
Wage issues have arisen at the EP Kings again, with some players and staff not receiving salaries.
Elgar Watts will make his first start for the EP Kings in Friday's Currie Cup match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Pretoria.
The Lions will become the first team to play a Vodacom Super Rugby match in Japan when the 18-franchise competition kicks off in February next year.
The EP Kings beat Griquas 40-37 in a thrilling Currie Cup match in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
The Pumas erased an early deficit to defeat the EP Kings 20-9 in Friday's Currie Cup match at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Western Province will be aiming to stay in the hunt for a home Currie Cup semi-final when they host the Vodacom Blue Bulls on Friday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Eastern Province Kings overcame a red-card setback to beat the Free State Cheetahs 32-24 in Port Elizabeth on Friday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Vodacom Blue Bulls or Golden Lions will emerge as outright Currie Cup front-runners on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Experienced centre Tim Whitehead will continue to lead the EP Kings in the absence of injured Luke Watson.
There are further woes for the EP Kings after Cameron Lindsay, Ronnie Cook and JP du Plessis all picked up injuries against the Golden Lions at the weekend.
The Golden Lions clinched a 37-21 bonus-point victory against the EP Kings at Ellis Park on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
EP Kings players have received overdue payments of their August salaries, reports CRAIG LEWIS.
THE MONEY MAN is betting on Scotland to beat Samoa by 11-plus points and qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals.
Handré Pollard is the Springboks' best No 10 option at the World Cup and potentially could become the best in the game over the next few years, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The Springboks must prepare for the worst-case scenario with regard to their World Cup quarter-final opponents, writes JON CARDINELLI.