Pieter Steph du Toit signs for Stormers

August 24, 2015 8
Western Province Rugby can confirm that Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit will be furthering his career with the DHL Stormers and DHL Western Province from November 1, 2015. Having recently announced the signings of props JC Janse van Rensburg and JP Smith, as well as capturing the signature of Springbok winger Cornal Hendricks, the confirmation…

The clock is ticking…

August 4, 2015 4
The deciding week in the Rugby Championship. South Africa will go into the last test having all but secured third spot on the log unless they succumb to a shock loss. Will Pieter-Steph du toit feature in the fourth game with the former Sharks lock having managed to get a few minutes against the Lions…

Absa Currie Cup Round 2 Previews

August 14, 2014 3
Its round 2 of the 2014 instalment if the Absa Currie Cup and we give you all the lineups and our thoughts - By Clayton Saville [caption id="attachment_46493" align="aligncenter" width="639"] Xerox Golden Lions[/caption] Sharks vs Pumas - 15 August 19:00 Durban The Sharks will be looking to making a point at home after so nearly…

2013, the Year of the Bok

December 30, 2012 13
I have been mulling over a subject for my last column of 2012 for about a month now. I did not want to venture into ‘My year in review’, or ‘My sporting moments of 2012’ as there are literally hundreds of them out there – so given the nostalgia here in the last couple of…

WP fans; Have your photo taken with the Currie Cup

November 12, 2012 5
DHL Western Province will be giving their supporters an opportunity to have their photo taken with the Absa Currie Cup trophy on Wednesday, November 14 at DHL Newlands - for free. Gates will open at 12h00 on Wednesday and close at 19h00, sharp, with the last photo being taken at 20h00. Fans must enter at…

Elton back for Lions

October 16, 2012 5
The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play DHL Western Province on Saturday, 20 October 2012 in the second semi-final match of the 2012 Absa Currie Cup competition, this afternoon. There are eleven changes to the starting line up who played the Bulls last weekend: 1. JC Janse van Rensburg…

Lions 29, Blue Bulls 50

October 13, 2012 0
The Blue Bulls go into this weekend's matches sitting bottom of the log, but amazingly they can still sneak in for a semi-final today. MTN Golden Lions vs Vodacom Blue Bulls Date: Saturday, 13 October Kickoff: 19:10 Venue: Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg Referee: Craig Joubert Assistants: Lourens van der Merwe, Stefan Breytenbach Television Match Official: Johan Greeff…

WP 36, Cheetahs 15

October 13, 2012 6
Both teams can still qualify for the semi's but both could also face the relegation play-off match which makes this a mouthwatering encounter with all the Boks back. DHL Western Province vs Toyota Free State Cheetahs Date: Saturday, 13 October Kickoff: 17:05 Venue: Newlands, Cape Town Referee: Jonathan Kaplan Assistants: Marius Jonker, Linston Manuels Television…

Cheetahs 30 v Sharks 37

October 6, 2012 0
Games between these two teams are always unpredictable, but it's one the Cheetahs need to win to stay in the run for a top 4 finish. Toyota Free State Cheetahs vs Sharks Date: Saturday, 6 October Kickoff: 19:15 Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein Referee: Jason Jaftha Assistants: Joey Salmans, Marc van Zyl Television Match Official:…

Griquas 37 v Lions 21

October 6, 2012 2
It is do or die for the boys from 'Die Gat' as they host the current Currie Cup champions and log leaders, the Lions. GWK Griquas vs MTN Golden Lions Date: Saturday, 6 October Kickoff: 14:00 Venue: GWK Park, Kimberley Referee: Mark Lawrence Assistants: Marius van der Westhuizen, Francois de Bruin Television Match Official: Deon…

Blue Bulls 26, WP 13

October 5, 2012 11
We kick of this weekend's fixture with the Blue Bulls hosting WP in their continued fight for Currie Cup survival. Vodacom Blue Bulls vs DHL Western Province Date: Friday, 5 October Kickoff: 19:10 Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria Referee: Jonathan Kaplan Assistants: Tiaan Jonker, Pieter de Villiers Television Match Official: JC Fortuin Last meeting: 1 September…

WP makes one change for Blue Bulls

October 2, 2012 7
DHL Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for Friday's Absa Currie Cup clash against the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Pretoria (19h10). Coetzee has made just one change to the starting XV from last week, with Nic Groom and Louis Schreuder rotating at scrumhalf. The DHL WP boss has also opted for…

Basson back for Blue Bulls

October 2, 2012 1
Try-scoring record holder Bjorn Basson is back to bolster the Vodacom Blue Bulls ahead of their Absa Currie Cup match against the DHL Western Province at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. The winger has now fully recovered from the effects of an operation following a tear to his intestines in the Vodacom Super Rugby play-off match…

Cheetahs 35, Griquas 20

September 29, 2012 0
It is the derby of middle-earth and these neighbours won't give each other an inch when the whistle goes. Toyota Free State Cheetahs vs GWK Griquas Date: Saturday, 29 September Kickoff: 14:00 Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein Referee: Jason Jaftha Assistants: Marius van der Westhuizen, Francois de Bruin Television Match Official: Gerrie Coetzee Last meeting:…

WP 9, Lions 22

September 29, 2012 4
Both teams have a chance to go top of the log with a win in this game at Newlands. DHL Western Province vs MTN Golden Lions Date: Saturday, 29 September Kickoff: 14:00 Venue: Newlands, Cape Town Referee: Marius Jonker Assistants: Christie du Preez, Linston Manuels Television Match Official: Deon van Blommenstein Last meeting: 25 August…
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