Justin van Staden slotted an 83rd-minute drop goal after a 25-phase attack to give the Pumas a 32-30 win against Griquas in the Rugby Challenge final.
The Pumas beat Griquas 32-30 in the Provincial Rugby Challenge final in Oudtshoorn on Sunday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Highlights of the Pumas’ 30-17 win against the Sharks XV in their Provincial Rugby Challenge semi-final.
George Whitehead kicked 12 points as Griquas claimed a 27-14 win over the Free State XV in the Provincial Rugby Challenge semi-final in Kimberley on Saturday.
The Lions confirmed on Tuesday that five players, including Elton Jantjies, have been struck by injury.
The Free State XV beat defending champions Western Province 26-20 in the quarter-finals of the Provincial Rugby Challenge, while there were also wins for Griquas, the Sharks XV and Pumas.
The Golden Lions XV beat the Blue Bulls 47-29 in Johannesburg, while there were also wins for Western Province, the Sharks XV, Pumas, Boland and Griquas in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.
Warren Whiteley has recovered from his knee injury and will lead the Golden Lions in their Provincial Rugby Challenge clash against the Blue Bulls in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Western Province came from behind to claim a 24-24 draw with the Boland Cavaliers, while there were also wins for the Sharks XV, Griquas, Blue Bulls, SWD Eagles and Golden Lions XV in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.
The Sharks XV beat the Griffons 45-43, while there were also wins for Western Province, the SWD Eagles, Free State XV, Blue Bulls and Pumas in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.