With Newlands Stadium unable to host its final Test earlier this month, past and present Western Province and Stormers players reflected on some of their favourite memories at the iconic stadium.
Former Springbok flank Francois Louw reflects on scoring his first Springbok try at Newlands – in front of the stand named after his grandfather – and the epic 2013 Rugby Championship clash with the All Blacks.
Western Province Rugby Football Union president Zelt Marais says the WPRFU takes exception to the insinuation that it acted without due consideration over the future of Newlands and the move to the Cape Town Stadium..
Western Province Rugby have accelerated plans to move to Cape Town Stadium after agreeing to a new development deal for Newlands.
Look back at when a 20-year-old Frans Steyn coolly slotted two drop goals to ensure a dramatic comeback victory for the Springboks over the Wallabies during the 2007 Tri-Nations.
Scores of fans streamed on to the field after Western Province centre Goggie van Heerden finished off a great team try during the 1986 Currie Cup final at Newlands.
Today marks 25 years since the 20-year-old Jonah Lomu rampaged through England’s defence during the 1995 Rugby World Cup semi-final at Newlands.
With the British & Irish Lions set to face the Stormers in their first tour match next year, look back at how the tourists prepared for their 1997 clash with Western Province. The late Springbok wing James Small was the focus of much of the pre-game analysis ahead of the match at Newlands.
Look back at the first-ever Springbok try at a World Cup. It came during the opening game of the 1995 edition, exactly 25 years ago.
In atrocious conditions, and under the most intense pressure, Willem de Waal slotted a late sideline conversion that sealed an incredible draw for the Emerging Springboks with the British & Irish Lions at Newlands in 2009.