If you have anything planned for today, cancel it! Apart from the Currie Cup final there is a massive amount of rugby on television today which we have opened this thread for you to follow the games and comment on.
The Vodacom Blue Bulls flanker Derick Kuun will attend a SARU judicial committee in Cape Town on Tuesday at 14h00 after being cited for foul play during an Absa Currie Cup Premier Division game against The Sharks in Durban on Saturday.
Blue Bulls captain Victor Matfield definitely made an error of judgement in Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final against the Sharks, two former Springboks believe.
Western Province continue their quest to end a barren period without a major trophy in nine years when play host to the Currie Cup specialists, the Cheetahs, in a semifinal at Newlands on Saturday.
Coaches tend to give away as little as possible before big play-off matches, but if you listen (or read) carefully, they drop plenty of hints.
Okay, so after all the chest beating and Yo-Mama insults, let’s get down to business and look who is set to play in the final of this year’s Currie Cup.
Sharks coach John Plumtree called back some big guns but also made some surprising ommissions for his side semi-final clash in Durban on Saturday.
The Free State Cheetahs are questioning the legality of Western Province’s scrumming tactics ahead of Saturday’s Currie Cup semifinal and have e-mailed André Watson and Mark Lawrence about it.
WP coach Allister Coetzee predictably moved Jean de Villiers back to inside center for the semi-final clash against the Cheetahs this weekend at Newlands.
Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has included Springbok eighthman Pierre Spies and flank Deon Stegmann in his list of replacements for Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final against the Sharks in Durban on Saturday.
If the Vodacom Blue Bulls needed a massive boost ahead of their Absa Currie Cup semifinal against the Sharks on Saturday, they certainly got one.
Springbok centre Jaque Fourie may be out for the season, while Ricky Januarie is expected to keep his place in the Western Province starting line-up for Saturday’s Currie Cup semifinal against Free State at Newlands.
Jaque Fourie’s foot injury is more serious than initially anticipated and is likely to force him out of Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup semi-final at Newlands.
“Tired of losing” should hardly be the refrain of a Western Province rugby player at the moment, but when it comes to Currie Cup semifinals at Newlands, it is strangely enough the case for Schalk Burger.
Vodacom Western Province hooker Deon Fourie was on Monday found not guilty of foul play at a SARU judicial hearing held in Cape Town.