VC Final: Griquas 18, WP 20

May 18, 2012
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The Vodacom Cup final will be contested in Kimberly tonight between the two teams who have consistently performed well throughout the competition.

Road to the Final:

DHL Western Province

10 March: beat Regent Boland Kavaliers 51-22 in Cape Town

17 March: beat the Sharks XV 17-15 in Durban

24 March: beat EP Kings 30-25 in Cape Town

31 March: beat Border Bulldogs 31-7 in East London

14 April: beat Pampas XV 20-16 in Stellenbosch

21 April: beat SWD Eagles 29-14 in Oudtshoorn

28 April: beat Toyota Free State XV 42-31 in Durbanville

5 May: beat MTN Golden Lions 58-34 in Cape Town (quarter-final)

12 May: beat Ford Pumas 33-20 in Cape Town (semi-final)

GWK Griquas

10 March: beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 36-17 in Pretoria

17 March: beat Griffons 55-10 in Kimberley

31 March: beat Ford Pumas 21-20 in Witbank

14 April: lost to MTN Golden Lions 35-30 in Kimberley

21 April: beat Leopards 42-40 in Potchefstroom

26 April: beat Valke 83-3 in Kimberley

4 May: beat Pampas XV 26-18 in Kimberley (quarter-final)

11 May: beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 30-17 in Kimberley (semi-final)

Vodacom Cup Finals:

1998: GWK Griquas beat MTN Golden Lions 57-0

1999: MTN Golden Lions beat GWK Griquas 73-7

2000: Toyota Free State XV beat GWK Griquas 44-24

2001: Vodacom Blue Bulls beat Regent Boland Kavaliers 42-24

2002: MTN Golden Lions beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 54-38

2003: MTN Golden Lions beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 26-17

2004: MTN Golden Lions beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 35-16

2005: GWK Griquas beat Leopards 27-25

2006: Valke beat Sharks XV 25-17

2007: GWK Griquas beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 33-29

2008: Vodacom Blue Bulls beat Toyota Free State XV 25-21

2009: GWK Griquas beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 28-19

2010: Vodacom Blue Bulls beat Toyota Free State XV 31-29

2011: Pampas XV beat Vodacom Blue Bulls 14-9

The teams:

GWK Griquas: Francois Brummer, Rocco Jansen, PJ Vermeulen, Matthew Rosslee, Wilmaure Louw, Marnitz Boshoff, Jacques Coetzee; Leon Karemaker, Jonathan Adendorf, Jaco Nepgen, Ligtoring Landman, Edwin Hewitt, Lourens Adriaanse, Ryno Barnes (captain), Janro van Niekerk.Replacements: Simon Westraadt, Steph Roberts, Ivann Espag, Chase Minnaar, Marnus Hugo, Jean Stemmet, Rudi Vogt.

DHL Western Province: Kurt Coleman, Danie Poolman, JP du Plessis, Marcel Brache, Ederies Arendse, Demetri Catrakilis, Nic Groom (vice-captain); Nick Fenton-Wells (captain), Tyrone Holmes, Rohan Kitshoff, Quinn Roux, Hilton Lobberts, Tom Botha, Sidney Tobias, Schalk Ferreira. Replacements (from): Rob Herring, Deon Carstens, Wilhelm van der Sluys, Reuben Johannes, Rick Schroeder, Mike van der Spuy, Berton Klaasen, Damian de Allende, Gerbrandt Grobler.

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18 Comments

  1. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Funny how defense, commitment and passion won over domkrag :wave:

  2. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:23 pm

    :beer: Wp jou lekker ding

  3. avatar Boertjie says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    First one ever – and with a goal
    in injury time I’m told.

  4. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:24 pm

    Only unbeaten side :respek:

  5. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:25 pm

    Reply to Boertjie @ 9:24 pm: and they beat a kak ref as well oom

  6. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    First cup victory in 11 years

  7. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:27 pm

    First time in final as well

  8. avatar Morné says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    Here’s an interesting fact.

    WP Vodacom Cup coach, Dobson, only lost 1 game in 2 years in charge.

  9. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:45 pm

    Reply to Morné @ 9:38 pm: Always said he is one of the better coaches like Jake the snake :pot:

  10. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Can see him taking WP forward in years to come

  11. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Make AC director of shit at WP

  12. avatar Morné says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Reply to Jacques(Bunny) @ 9:45 pm:

    Of course – he is UCT… :)

  13. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:46 pm

    Reply to Morné @ 9:46 pm: Pissed off

  14. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:47 pm

    Reply to Morné @ 9:46 pm: : bigfinger:

  15. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:48 pm

    Reply to Morné @ 9:46 pm: But ye he is brilliant I think he can be a next JW and HM

  16. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 9:49 pm

    Reply to Morné @ 9:46 pm: Will he be the CC coach maybe?

  17. avatar Boertjie says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    Reply to Jacques(Bunny) @ 9:49 pm:

    Good gene pool – his dad is Paul Dobson.
    Now don’t ask me who Paul is.
    :whistling:

  18. avatar Jacques(Bunny) says:
    May 18th, 2012 at 10:29 pm

    Reply to Boertjie @ 10:09 pm: who is paul oom boer :whistling:

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