The Sharks are expected to unleash Springbok star Jean-Luc du Preez in Saturday’s semi-final against the Blue Bulls in Durban, writes CRAIG LEWIS. Du Preez returned to the Sharks at the conclusion of the Rugby Championship, and while there was some concern over a shoulder niggle that he was carrying, the youngster has been back in training this week and can… Read more →
The Sharks have the defence as well as the kicking game to contain the tournament-leading Blue Bulls attack in the semi-final at Kings Park on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI. The Bulls are playing an entertaining brand of rugby. Whether it is a title-winning brand of rugby remains to be seen. John Mitchell’s side finished the Currie Cup round-robin stage with the… Read more →
Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell says there will be greater expectations on the Sharks going into Saturday’s semi-final at Kings Park. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
The Lions scored five tries in their 44-17 win at Ellis Park.
Golden Lions coach Swys de Bruin says his team can go on to win the Currie Cup.
The Golden Lions secured a semi-final place with an impressive 44-17 win over the Free State Cheetahs at Ellis Park on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Blue Bulls, Golden Lions and Free State Cheetahs face a scrap for semi-final qualification in the final round before the Currie Cup playoffs, writes JON CARDINELLI. BLUE BULLS vs PUMAS (Friday, 19:00) The Bulls scored 10 tries in their 64-36 thrashing of the Free State Cheetahs last week. Their attack has fired this season and they have reason to believe… Read more →
The hosts scored four tries in their 29-20 win at Ellis Park.
Coach John Dobson is at a loss to explain Western Province’s poor handling skills that led to a 22-12 defeat against the Pumas in Nelspruit. The Pumas’ first win against Province in eight years came after an error-ridden match that produced a staggering 67 combined handling errors, of which 34 were made by WP, according to the AllOutRugby stats. Speaking at a… Read more →