Former Vodacom Blue Bulls and Sharks scrumhalf Scott Mathie has been named as Griquas head coach for the 2020-21 season.
Griquas dethroned the Pumas as Rugby Challenge title holders with a 28-13 victory in the final in Saldanha Bay on Sunday.
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.
Re-live the dramatic final moments as Boland claimed an upset win over Western Province to qualify for the semi-finals of the Rugby Challenge.
Pumas will meet Boland and Western Province will face Griquas next Sunday in the semi-finals of the Rugby Challenge.
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.
Stormers scrumhalf Jano Vermaak will make his return from injury in Western Province’s match against Eastern Province at Newlands on Saturday.
The Pumas, Western Province and Griquas all remain on track to challenge for Rugby Challenge honours after good wins this weekend.