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Vodacom Bulls fitness report

The Vodacom Blue Bulls have released the following fitness reports before their semi final against Western Province. Flanker Steenkamp will miss the game due...

Currie Cup Wrap Week 5

The Currie Cup Qualification rounds is going along quietly in the background of the Vodacom Super Rugby with some interesting surprises yet again this...

EP Kings team for Namibian Welwitschias match

EP Kings Currie Cup Head Coach, Robbi Kempson, has announced his team to take on the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias in the fourth round of...

Pumas side to play Border Bulldogs

  Head Coach of the Steval Pumas, MJ Mentz announced his 22 man squad for the fourth 2016 Currie Cup Qualifier match of the season...

SWD Eagles keep Steval Pumas winless after two rounds

The Steval Pumas had to travel to George this week to play their second league game against the SWD Eagles in the Currie Cup...

Lessons from Lions v Crusaders

  The Lions will look back a rue a few errors that they created on their own. It was end to end stuff and it...

EP Kings announce their squad ahead of Currie Cup campaign

  The Eastern Province Kings have announced their squad for the upcoming first round of the Currie Cup competition. Forwards Brandon Brown, David Murray, Gerrit Huisamen, Greg...

Kings name side to take on SWD Eagles

The Southern Kings have selected a strong squad to take on the SWD Eagles at Outeniqua Park in George tomorrow, with Steven Sykes being...

‘Currie Cup in danger’

Western Province coach John Dobson says the gradual watering down of the Currie Cup is threatening to ‘destroy South African rugby’s production line’. CRAIG...

Untouchable Golden Lions Champions of 2015 ABSA Currie Cup

The Golden Lions ended the perfect season with a great win over Western Province on Saturday with 32-24. They were as unstoppable as throughout the...

Golden Lions 32(22), Western Province 24(10) (ABSA Currie Cup Final)

Great rugby day for South Africans as we have the World Cup Semi-Final with the Springboks vs All Blacks and also the ABSA Currie...

Province unchanged for Final against Lions

DHL Western Province will field an unchanged line-up in Saturday's Absa Currie Cup Final against the Xerox Golden Lions in Johannesburg (kick-off 13h45). Coach John...

Strong Lions team for final

The Xerox Golden Lions side to take on DHL Western Province shows three changes to the starting line-up for the Absa Currie Cup final...

Lions deserve the spoils…

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)       A great season can become the perfect season for the Golden Lions when they host the defending Champions Western Province on...

Golden Lions, 80 min away from a perfect season

It will be a repeat of last year’s finalist as the Golden Lions will host Western Province at Emarites Airline Park after they came...

Experience of Province too good for Blue Bulls

And then the unthinkable happened at Loftus on Friday night as Province beat the Blue Bulls……or was it? In the week leading up to the...

The year of the Lions?

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)   The second semi-final of this year’s ABSA Currie Cup will be at Emirates Airline Park between the high flying Golden Lions...

50/50 Going into Loftus Semi-Final

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)   The hype maybe not that much around the Currie Cup this year as we also move into the play-off stages of...

Dobson pick his team for semi-final

It is fantastic that we are going into this weekend with World Cup Quarter Finals and ABSA Currie Cup semi-finals. First semi-final will be on...

ABSA Currie Cup Semi Finals decided…

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs clinched a dramatic 34-34 draw on Saturday against the Cell C Sharks in Bloemfontein to finish fourth on the...

Currie Cup still great for SA Rugby

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)   For the first time in 4 years I found myself flying to South Africa and I will actually be able attend...

Blue Bulls secure home semi-final with win over Pumas

The Blue Bulls have secure a home semi-final against Western Province next week after beating the Pumas in Nelspruit 25-24 The Pumas open the scoring...

Province beat Kings to play Blue Bulls in semi

Western Province have easily beaten the EP Kings on Friday night in the last round of matches before the semi finals with 45-14. The game...

Whiteley rushed in to lead Lions

The Golden Lions have made late changes to their side to take on Griquas in a Currie Cup clash in Johannesburg on Saturday (16:05...

Leopards clinch Absa Currie Cup First Division

The Leopards clinched the Absa Currie Cup First Division title in style on Thursday evening thanks to a great 44-20 comeback victory over the...

ABSA Currie Cup Round 10 Preview

The last round of this year ABSA Currie Cup will bring some excitement when the countries best teams end of the normal season. With...

Lions stay leaders of the pack

The Xerox Golden Lions produced their most impressive display of the season when they outplayed DHL Western Province 62-32 in their Absa Currie Cup...

Golden Lions unstoppable as they smash Province

The Golden Lions demolish Western Province on Friday night with 62-32 in round 9 of the ABSA Currie Cup. One cannot really look at a...

WP Schickerling back after breaking his neck

Talented lock JD Schickerling is set to make his return to the playing field when the Western Province Under-21s face up to the Golden...

Preview: Currie Cup week 9 – Time to stand up…

  By: Bunny (Jacques Nortier)     The ABSA Currie Cup move into Week 9 this weekend as we get closer to the final four teams that will...

Smith ring changes against Pumas

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against the Pumas in Nelspruit on Saturday (13:15 kick-off). Smith...

Golden Lions team to host Province

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackerman has picked his team to face the Western Province team on Friday in Johannesburg. Dylan Smith will start in the...

Juan back as captain for Province

Western Province has included fit again Juan de Jongh in the midfield as well as reinstate him as captain for Friday night clash with...

Province release the Greek ….

Double Absa Currie Cup-winning DHL Western Province flyhalf, Demetri Catrakilis, has been released from his WP Rugby contract in order to join French Top...

Sharks woes run deep

Photo: Lionel Cronje tripped up. (Backpagepix)   KHANYISO TSHWAKU on the Vodacom Rugby portal explains why the Sharks were always going to be dealt a cruel...

Golden Lions keep impressive form in Currie Cup

With most people main focus on the Rugby World Cup in England the ABSA Currie Cup has gone on here in South Africa. There...

Weekend ABSA Currie Cup preview

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off last week and the shocked loss of the Springboks in their first game against the Japanese it...

Ebersohn start at 10 for Cheetahs

Sias Ebersohn will start at number ten for the Free Sate Cheetahs when they face the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup clash in...

Van der Walt to captain Sharks against Blue Bulls

Philip van der Walt will captain the Sharks when they play against the Blue Bulls at Kings Park in Durban on Friday night.  Van der...

Blue Bulls change a few for Sharks

Blue Bulls captain Lappies Labuschagne will start his 50th Currie Cup fixture at flank, after three changes were made to the starting line-up, ahead...

ABSA First Division heats up

The battle for Absa Currie Cup First Division Semi-final places will reach a climax on Friday when the last three league fixtures are played...

Alwyn Hollenbach retires from rugby

Super Rugby Lions veteran 30 year old Alwayn Hollenbach has announced his immediate retirement. It is with great regret that Xerox Golden Lions centre Alwyn...

Revenge sweet for Province

Western Province's recent resurgence continued when they claimed a 29-14 victory over the Blue Bulls at Newlands on Friday. The result was sweet revenge for...

Preview: Can Province turn the tables against Blue Bulls?

We are lucky enough that we have two great ABSA Currie Cup matches to look forward to between all the World Cup matches during...

Preview: Kings to upset Pumas in Nelspruit?

With the World Cup starting on Friday with England taking on Fiji in the opening game we also still have the small matter of...

Fouche at 10 for Blue Bulls against WP

Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais named flyhalf Louis Fouché in his starting team to play DHL Western Province in Cape Town on Friday....

Bongi the only change for WP

Western Province head coach John Dobson has made just one change to his starting XV for Friday's clash with the Blue Bulls at Newlands. The...

Lions edge Blue Bulls in a classic

  By: Jacques Nortier (Bunny)   Now this is how rugby was supposed to be played and this game took me back to those classic games in...

Bonus point win for Province over Sharks

  By: Jacques Nortier (Bunny)   A brilliant second half from Western Province gave them a bonus point win over the Sharks in Durban on Saturday. They...

Kings get first win in Currie Cup

By; Jacques Nortier (Bunny) EP Kings surprise when they beat the Free State Cheetahs 32-24 on Friday night in winning their first ABSA Currie Cup...