• Currie Cup semis kick-off times confirmed

    The Vodacom Bulls and Lions will meet in the first of the two Currie Cup semi-finals on Saturday, 23 January as SA Rugby announced the kick-off times.

    The Jukskei derby, which will mark the second successive matchup between the Bulls and Lions at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, will begin at 2pm.

    All eyes will then swing to Newlands in Cape Town for the semi-final between Western Province and the Sharks at 4:30pm.

     The two winning teams will battle it out in the final on Saturday, 30 January.

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     The dates of the semi-finals and final were moved out by a week, respectively, as a precautionary measure to ensure tournament integrity and allow the participants to manage Covid-19 challenges.

    With defending champions the Cheetahs dropping out at the conclusion of the pool stage, a new Currie Cup champion will be crowned this season.

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