Vodacom Cup

GWK Griquas Champions again

GWK Griquas have been crowned Vodacom Cup champions for 2014 after beating the Golden Lions comprehensively by 30-6 in the final at GWK Park in Kimberley on Saturday evening. The Peacock Blues have now drawn level with the Lions with…

Steval Pumas 13, DHL WP 8

Any slip-ups this weekend will be punished with elimination, when the Vodacom Cup quarterfinals take place in Nelspruit, Durban, Bloemfontein and Kimberley on Friday and Saturday. Of the eight teams in the quarterfinals, six are back from 2013, while two…

Vodacom Cup Round 4 Preview

Half of the Vodacom Cup fixtures this week will take place at venues that can be described as “off rugby’s beaten track” as South Africa’s premier development competition continues to spread its wings. Cradock’s Rovers Field, the DP de Villiers…

Pampas out, Kenya in?

Kenya will replace the Pampas XV in this year’s Vodacom Cup competition, a report on the Volksblad website indicates. The Argentine side – who played in the South African domestic competition since 2010 – pulled out of the competition late…

Dobson lauds new quota rule

Western Province Vodacom Cup coach John Dobson has described the SA Rugby Union’s (SARU) new quota rule as “absolutely brilliant”. News24 SARU last month announced a new quota system for next year’s Vodacom Cup competition. Teams will be forced to…

Vodacom Cup semi’s established

Marnitz Boshoff, Rosco Spekman, Cheslin Kolbe and Lizo Gqoboka were their teams’ heroes this weekend as the MTN Golden Lions, Steval Pumas, DHL Western Province and EP Kings progressed to the Vodacom Cup semi-finals for 2013.

Vodacom Cup review, week 7

The MTN Golden Lions snuck into the Vodacom Cup quarter-finals – which will be hosted by the Steval Pumas, Sharks XV, Vodacom Blue Bulls and DHL Western Province – when they smashed a few records against the Assupol Limpopo Blue…