Henry Immelman and Ruan Pienaar made valuable contributions as Montpellier beat Edinburgh 21-15, while there were also wins for Toulouse, Ulster and the Scarlets in round one of the European Champions Cup on Saturday.
Western Province finished top of the Currie Cup log after beating the Blue Bulls 34-7 in a match that was ended at half-time due to extreme weather conditions at Loftus on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Golden Lions beat the Pumas 33-21 in Nelspruit on Friday to advance to the Currie Cup semi-finals. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Blue Bulls, Golden Lions and Pumas will slug it out in the last round of the regular season for the remaining two Currie Cup semi-final berths. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Assistant coach Joey Mongalo insists the Golden Lions will not alter their attacking approach in favour of a more defence-orientated game in the closing stages of the Currie Cup.
Hacjivah Dayimani had to defy his father to pursue his rugby dream, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Assistant coach Joey Mongalo says Springbok trio Elton Jantjies, Lionel Mapoe and Aphiwe Dyantyi will be utilised in the Golden Lions’ must-win game against the Pumas on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse says it would be a ‘big opportunity’ to take over from John Mitchell at the Bulls. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Currie Cup may never regain its prestige in a professional rugby landscape, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Schalk Burger says the improved Springboks will have their work cut out for them during the four-Test tour of Europe in November.