Jimmy Stonehouse took umbrage with Vodacom Bulls coach Gert Smal’s suggestion that the Currie Cup has been devalued as the Pumas prepare to face Griquas in the final in Kimberley on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls coach Gert Smal says SA rugby bosses must consider shelving the “devalued” Currie Cup after Griquas romped to a convincing win in the semi-final at Loftus Versfeld on Friday.
A former Stormers boss and WP man for many years, Gert Smal has tipped the Vodacom Bulls to win the Vodacom United Rugby Championship final in Cape Town on Saturday.
The Vodacom Bulls will travel to Kimberley with a team loaded with Vodacom United Rugby Championship players for the Currie Cup clash against Griquas on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls coach Gert Smal hailed the impact of the team’s senior players in the Currie Cup while calling for the return of crowds to give the provinces the income to retain these players.
Four Springboks have been included in the completely changed Vodacom Bulls Currie Cup team for Wednesday’s clash against Western Province in Cape Town.
Cornal Hendricks will captain a strong Vodacom Bulls team in their opening match of the 2022 Currie Cup campaign when they take on the Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium on Friday.
The Vodacom Bulls have included Edgar Marutlulle among the management team that will assist Gert Smal during the 2022 Currie Cup.
After announcing that Gert Smal will be taking charge of their Currie Cup team, the Vodacom Bulls have posted a message welcoming the ‘new sheriff’ to Pretoria.
The Vodacom Bulls have announced that coach Gert Smal will take charge of their 2022 Currie Cup campaign.