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'Belief' sustained Griquas in Lions upset - SuperSport

2 weeks ago by SuperSport

While well-coached, experienced and basically a fully-fledged Currie Cup team, Griquas were still not expected to have enough to blunt the Lions' potency, which was shown by their scoring 75 tries in the...

Sharks want high intensity start - SuperSport

4 hours ago by SuperSport

The Cell C Sharks have tended to make some slow starts to Currie Cup campaigns down the years, but after losing to the champion Cheetahs in their opener there will be no room for any mistakes when they...

WP, Lions favourites to make final - SuperSport

3 weeks ago by SuperSport

The other semifinal features the free-scoring but young and inexperienced Lions (they've scored 75 tries in nine games so far, including six in their quarterfinal against the Pumas), who are up against...

Try fest as South African Currie Cup kicks off - Jacaranda FM

2 days ago by Jacaranda FM

Cheetahs overwhelmed Sharks 47-12 in Bloemfontein, Bulls edged Griquas 51-45 in Kimberley and Pumas defeated Golden Lions 43-36 in Nelspruit. The Currie Cup was first staged in 1981, making it the oldest...

Blue Bulls name 2017 Currie Cup squad - Sport24

6 days ago by Sport24

Pretoria - Blue Bulls Currie Cup coach Nollis Marais on Wednesday named an experienced squad of 49 players for their 2017 Currie Cup campaign, including Springbok scrumhalves Piet van Zyl and Rudy Paige,...

Why Griquas are so difficult to beat - SuperSport

2 weeks ago by SuperSport

Not many can claim to have seen Griquas contesting the SuperSport Rugby Challenge semifinals with traditional powerhouses Western Province, the Blue Bulls and the Golden Lions at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium...

De ja vu win for Province - SuperSport

1 week ago by SuperSport

Griquas had mounted the predictable fightback in the second half, scoring 19 unanswered points in the second half, but a bit like their game against the Lions in the semifinals, it was too little too late...

Currie Cup battling for relevance in congested calendar - SowetanLIVE

6 days ago by SowetanLIVE

Super Rugby still has three weeks to run but the Currie Cup begins on Friday providing further evidence that the grand old lady of tournaments is becoming increasingly meaningless. The Sharks and Golden...

Johan Ackermann: 'Saviour' of Lions rugby - Citizen

4 days ago by Citizen

His list of accolades also includes Currie Cup winner's medals as assistant coach in 2011 and as head coach in 2015. ... In 1999 he played for the Lions, followed by stints at Northampton Saints and Griquas...

WP blank out Cheetahs to reach semis - Independent Online

3 weeks ago by Independent Online

The Lions will face the Griquas and Western Province will play the Blue Bulls on Sunday, July 9. The opening quarter-final on Saturday was a high scoring one as the Lions overcame a spirited Pumas side...

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