Defending champions the Pumas will face Griquas in the final of the 2019 Rugby Challenge in a repeat of last year’s final in Saldanha next Sunday.
Former Pumas lock Le Roux Roets has had his contract with the Waratahs terminated by mutual consent after struggling for game time this season.
Western Province and the Pumas both claimed wins in round six of the Rugby Challenge to remain undefeated and assure their places in the semi-finals.
EW Viljoen will continue his comeback from injury when Western Province face the Free State Cheetahs XV in the Rugby Challenge on Sunday.
The Pumas and Western Province claimed wins over Griquas and the EP Elephants respectively to stay undefeated after five rounds of the Rugby Challenge.
The Pumas, Western Province and Griquas all remain on track to challenge for Rugby Challenge honours after good wins this weekend.
The Pumas started their Rugby Challenge title defence by beating the Vodacom Blue Bulls 29-21, while there were wins for Boland, the Free State XV, Border, Western Province, Griquas, Griffons and the Golden Lions this past weekend.
Jimmy Stonehouse says the indecision of the Bulls board forced him to withdraw from the race for the vacant head coach post. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse has ruled himself out of contention as a possible candidate to take over from John Mitchell as Bulls boss.
The Golden Lions beat the Pumas 33-21 in Nelspruit on Friday to advance to the Currie Cup semi-finals. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.