Currie Cup


Whole new ballgame for Province

Although happy with his team's win against the Bulls, WP coach Allister Coetzee knows the Lions will pose a completely different challenge.

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Lions out to 'express themselves'

Golden Lions captain Warren Whiteley says coach Johan Ackermann has encouraged the team to 'express themselves' and play their natural game.

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No regrets for Ludeke

Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke stood by his decision to play Handre Pollard at inside centre in the Currie Cup semifinal at Newlands.

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Province score 'hat-trick' over Bulls

MATCH REPORT: Western Province recorded their third win of the season over the Blue Bulls as they advanced to the Currie Cup Final.

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Lions race past Sharks into Final

MATCH REPORT: The Golden Lions produced another exhilarating performance to race past the Sharks and into the Currie Cup Final.

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Pollard a man for the 'big moments'

EXCLUSIVE: Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard has all the physical and mental attributes to make a seamless and successful shift to inside centre.

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Barnes gets away with it

 Ryno Barnes was cleared of wrongdoing after receiving a red card against the Blue Bulls for allegedly verbally abusing the referee.
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Knock-out: In case of a draw

On this weekend there are three finals and six semifinals. In each of those nine matches there must be a winner. But what happens in the case of a draw?

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Preview: Golden Lions v Sharks

The Golden Lions will be looking to topple the defending champions at home as a first step to Currie Cup glory that they last tasted in 2011, over the Sharks.

Preview: WP v Blue Bulls

Western Province and the Blue Bulls took very different routes to the Currie Cup semifinal at Newlands on Saturday.

Bulls ready for 'forward fight'

Blue Bulls captain Deon Stegmann says they are ready for a brutal forward battle against in the Currie Cup semifinal clash against Western Province.

WP out to stand their ground

Western Province know that they are not likely to beat the Blue Bulls at Newlands on Saturday if they allow the visitors to dominate up front.

Boshoff not living in the past

The Sharks may have a psychological boost over the Lions having beaten them this season already, but for Marnitz Boshoff the past does not play a part.

Bulls have Pollard at No.12

Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard will play at inside centre when the Blue Bulls take on Western Province in the Currie Cup semifinals in Cape Town on Saturday.

WP bring back their big guns

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has recalled all his big guns for Saturday's Currie Cup semifinal against the Blue Bulls at Newlands.

Currie Cup semifinals: Stats and facts

BLAST FROM THE PAST: Tension does not abate this weekend as an exciting Currie Cup season goes into the semifinals and the unpredictable.

Cooper boost for Sharks

The Sharks received a timely boost ahead of their Currie Cup semifinal encounter with the Golden Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Lions loose forward heavy for Sharks

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has opted largely for consistency in his starting team but has bolstered his loose forwards on the bench
Fixtures Time
Sat, 25 October
Western Province v Golden Lions
  • 17h00
Results Score
Sat, 18 October 2014
Western Province v Blue Bulls

  • 31 | 23
Sat, 18 October 2014
Golden Lions v Sharks

  • 50 | 20
Team P W D L Pts
Western Province 10 8 0 2 39
Golden Lions 10 7 0 3 36
Sharks 10 7 1 2 33
Blue Bulls 10 6 0 4 28
FS Cheetahs 10 3 1 6 20
Pumas 10 4 0 6 20
Griquas 10 3 0 7 16
EP Kings 10 1 0 9 6