All the finals

Sat, 19 Oct 2013 18:48
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Newlands in Cape Town will host three big finals next Saturday!

Western Province and the Sharks on Saturday booked their places in the Currie Cup final in Cape Town next week.

This follows well-deserved victories in their semifinals against the Golden Lions and Free State Cheetahs respectively.

Defending champions, Western Province, automatically earned a home Final with their 33-16 victory against the Lions at Newlands, after finishing the round-robin stages as the top team.

The Sharks defeated the Cheetahs 33-22 at Kings Park in Durban.

Next week's match-up will mark the second successive showdown between the teams in the Currie Cup Final, while it will also mark the Sharks' fourth successive final appearance.

* In the other big match this weekend, Griquas pipped the Pumas 21-19 in their first Currie Cup promotion-relegation clash in Kimberley last Friday.

The teams will meet again in Nelspruit next week to determine which side will participate in the Premier Division next year.

* In the Junior Provincial Championships, the Blue Bulls and Western Province Under-21 teams and the Golden Lions and Blue Bulls Under-19 teams booked their places in their respective finals next week.

These matches will be played in the build-up to the Currie Cup Final at Newlands.