Jacques Vermeulen’s versatility has benefited the Sharks in this year’s Currie Cup, writes MIKE GREENAWAY.
Take a look at who’s playing this weekend before you make your Superbru and Fantasy League picks.
Western Province coach John Dobson says Saturday’s final against the Sharks is the best possible title-decider based on the teams’ overall performance in the Currie Cup.
Curwin Bosch scored 17 points as the Sharks beat the Blue Bulls 37-27 in Durban on Saturday to secure home advantage in the Currie Cup final. JON CARDINELLI reports.
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 Sharks topped the Currie Cup log after winning 10 of their 12 matches, while the Bulls finished fourth with just five victories. Having secured home-ground advantage for their semi-final and a possible final, Robert du… 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 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 →
Sanzaar has announced a restructured 2018 Super Rugby tournament, which will kick off in Cape Town on 17 February when the Stormers host the Jaguares.