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Preview: ABSA Currie Cup Week 6

    Week 6 of ABSA Currie Cup comes with a twist with teams starting to play a single round of matches against the other groups...

Groom to captain WP against Sharks

Scrumhalf Nic Groom will captain DHL Western Province in Saturday's Absa Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Durban (kick-off 17h05) Groom takes over from...

Xerox Lions team to take on Blue Bulls

Jaco Kriel is back to lead the Xerox Lions against the Vodacom Blue Bulls for the Currie Cup match at Loftus in Pretoria on...

What is wrong at Province?

  A few weeks ago I was saying that the Blue Bulls is going to hammer Western Province and got bombarded from all sides and...

Daniel du Plessis – WP Rugby Statement

Hooker Daniel du Plessis suffered a cardiac arrest on Saturday afternoon whilst playing for the DHL Western Province Under-21 team at DHL Newlands. However,...

Blue Bulls and Golden Lions stay in-front of the pack

Absa Currie Cup pacesetters the Xerox Golden Lions and Vodacom Blue Bulls continued with their unbeaten run over the weekend, while 2014 winners DHL...

Lions secure bonus point win over Kings

The Golden Lions secured the top of the log standing after beating the EP Kings 37-21 in Johannesburg. The Golden Lions started the game like...

WP struggle to get bonus point win

Western Province made hard work to eventually beat Griquas with a bonus point with 22-15 at Newlands on Saturday. Another poor performance from the current...

Sharks finally get win over Pumas

The Cell C Sharks final got a win over the Steval Pumas in Durban on Saturday when they beat them 27-26.   A real stop start...

Flat Blue Bulls get win over Free State Cheetahs

  By: Jacques Nortier       The Blue Bulls had to fight hard to get a win over the Free State Cheetahs on Friday night when they beat...

Preview: Golden Lions vs EP Kings

  By: Jacques Nortier     There are two teams that have stand out this season so far in the ABSA Currie Cup and both are in Gauteng...

Preview: DHL Western Province vs Griquas

  By: Jacques Nortier     The defending Champions Western Province will want to get back to winning ways and quickly so after two defeats by the Blue...

Preview: Cell C Sharks vs Steval Pumas

  By: Jacques Nortier     That it has not been a happy to start to the Sharks Currie Cup campaign of 2015 is an understatement as they...

Preview: Blue Bulls vs Free State Cheetahs

The high flying Blue Bulls will host the Free State Cheetahs Friday night at Loftus with kick-off scheduled for 19:05. This should be an interesting...

Griffons, Valke and Leopards face tricky away challengers

Big battles will be expected in the Absa Currie Cup First Division this weekend following the resumption of the tournament last week, as the...

Oupa named on Cheetahs bench

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls in Pretoria on Friday (19:10 kick-off). By: Herman Mostert...

Serfontein and Van Der Merwe back for Blue Bulls

Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais named Springbok prop Marcel van der Merwe in his starting front-row and added Springbok midfielder Jan Serfontein to...

Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

By: Herman Mostert - Sport24 Cape Town - Players who failed to make the final 31-man Springbok Rugby World Cup squad have rejoined their respective...

Sharks hold on for a close win in PE

The Sharks had to fight hard to get a win over the EP Kings on Saturday and a great second half start ensure a...

Blue Bulls keep on winning

The Blue Bulls had to work hard in the first half but ran in six tries to beat Griquas 46-31 in Kimberley. The Blue Bulls...

Golden Lions keep dominating Currie Cup

The Golden Lions have won another four try bonus-point game when they put the Steval Pumas away on Friday night in Nelspruit. With all the...

Western Province beaten again due to poor defence

The Free State Cheetahs continued on there winning ways on Friday when they gave the defending ABSA Currie Cup Champions Western Province another defeat...

Kings welcome return of Watson

By: Sport24 EP Kings coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has welcomed the return of experienced skipper Luke Watson to the team for their Currie Cup...

No place for egos at Bulls – Marais

By: Ockert de Villiers - Sport24 Pretoria - With his charges exuding confidence following three comprehensive victories in as many weeks, Blue Bulls coach Nollis...

Preview – Cheetahs vs Western Province

The ABSA Currie Cup is heating up and we start the weekend with Western Province traveling to Bloemfontein to take on the Free State...

Sykes and Greeff cleared by SARU

ORC Griquas No8 Carel Greeff and Eastern Province Kings lock and captain, Steven Sykes, can be considered for Absa Currie Cup action this weekend...

Uys in Cheetahs starting team for WP clash

Franco Smith has made one change to his starting fifteen for the re-match between the Free State Cheetahs and Western Province this weekend in...

Gaint starts for Pumas against Lions

With their campaign back on track, the Pumas made a single change to the run-on side for their Currie Cup match against the Golden...

Gold – Result unfair on Sharks

Although the official result will state that the Golden Lions beat the Sharks in Durban at the weekend, the full story is not reflected. That...

It was an embarrassment, says WP coach

Western Province coach John Dobson offered no excuses after his team's 47-29 loss to the Blue Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday night....reports News24   The Bulls,...

Blue Bulls rip defending Champions WP apart

What a game we witnessed from the Blue Bulls on Saturday when they ran away in the second half against Western Province with a...

Golden Lions too good for Sharks in Durban

The Golden Lions have stayed unbeaten after three rounds of this year’s ABSA Currie Cup after beating the Sharks 31-16 in Durban on Saturday.   By:...

Cheetahs get first win in ABSA Currie Cup in Kimberley

The Free State Cheetahs register their first win on Friday night in Kimberley when they bet the Griquas 31 -9. The game was marked with...

Pumas edge out Kings

The Pumas bagged their second win of the Currie Cup season on Friday thanks to a 15-13 victory over the Eastern Province Kings in...

Preview: Blue Bulls vs Western Province

The Blue Bulls had the perfect start to the ABSA Currie Cup this year and are facing there arch rivals Western Province this weekend. The...

Preview: Golden Lions vs Sharks

Last time the Sharks played against the Golden Lions they were handed a heavy defeat in the semi-final of last year’s ABSA Currie Cup....

Preview: EP Kings vs Steval Pumas

With two losses from two rounds the game on Friday between the EP Kings and Pumas has become a very important home game for...

Preview: Griquas vs Free State Cheetahs

After two rounds of ABSA Currie Cup both the Free State Cheetahs and Griquas will be going out to get there first win this...

Preview: ABSA Currie Cup Week 2

  It is ABSA Currie Cup week 2 and if last week was anything to go by then we are in for another great weekend...

Five Changes to Cheetahs team for WP

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against Western Province at Newlands on Saturday (15:00 kick-off). Smith...

Pumas stay unchanged for Lions match

The Pumas are sticking with an unchanged side for their Currie Cup clash with the Golden Lions following their victory over the Sharks. Head coach...

Xerox Golden Lions name team to face Steval Pumas

  Xerox Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his side to face the Steval Pumas this Friday at Emirates Airline Park. Ackermann has made...

ABSA Currie Cup starts with a Bang!

Defending Absa Currie Cup champions, DHL Western Province, the Vodacom Blue Bulls and the Xerox Golden Lions all scored impressive wins in the opening...

Only slight niggles for Bulls after Cheetah win

The Vodacom Blue Bulls coach, Nollis Marais, received good news on his playing squad preparing to face ORC Griquas in Pretoria on Friday. The...

Pumas first half to good for Sharks

The Cell C Sharks started there ABSA Currie Cup campaign on the worst possible way with the Steval Pumas beating them in Nelspruit on...

WP start with great win over Griquas

Defending ABSA Currie Cup Champions DHL Western Province started there defense with a convincing win over Griquas in Kimberley on Friday beating them 43-19.   By: Jacques...

Preview: ABSA Currie Cup 2015

  By: Jacques Nortier     The ABSA Currie Cup is the oldest competition in the world although some will say that the quality of the Currie Cup...

Cheetahs team for Bulls clash

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup opener against the Blue Bulls in Bloemfontein on Saturday (14:15...

Joe Pietersen starts for Sharks

Joe Pietersen, Wandile Mjekevu and Philip van der Walt have been named in the Sharks' starting XV for Friday's clash with the Pumas in...

Xerox Golden Lions to face Kings

Xerox Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced his team to face the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth, in the opening round of...