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19 October 2018 9:14 AM Currie Cup set for WP v Sharks final

Cape Town - This year's Currie Cup final will be between Western Province and the Sharks, if bookmakers are to be believed. The 2018 tournament semi-finals take place on Saturday with the Sharks hosting the Golden Lions at 14:30 and then Western Province taking on the Blue Bulls at Newlands at 17:00. And, a look at local bookmakers Sportingbet suggests 26

18 October 2018 12:31 PM Bulls move Nyakane to loosehead for Newlands trip

Pretoria - Blue Bulls coach Pote Human has named his team for Saturday's Currie Cup semi-final against Western Province in Cape Town. Human has made a few changes to the team that lost 34-7 in the weather-affected match against Western Province in Pretoria last weekend. In the backline, a fit-again Duncan Mathews replaces Jamba Ulengo at right wing, while 26

18 October 2018 11:33 AM Willemse backed at flyhalf as WP brace for Bulls

Cape Town - There are four changes and a positional shift in the Western Province starting line-up for their Currie Cup semi-final against Blue Bulls at Newlands on Saturday. Fullback Dillyn Leyds and No 8 Juarno Agustus make their return from injury in the North-South knock-out clash which kicks off at 17:00 on Saturday, while centre Dan Kriel and hooker 27

15 October 2018 8:23 AM Bulls could name 2 replacements for John Mitchell

Cape Town - The Bulls are reportedly considering the appointment of both a director of rugby and a head coach. This was revealed by Netwerk24 on Sunday, with the Pretoria franchise looking to replace John Mitchell, who has departed for England where he will fulfil the role of defence coach. Mitchell performed both the head coaching and director of rugby 33

13 October 2018 8:30 AM Duane to play for Bulls in 2019 and 2020

Cape Town - The Bulls are reportedly set to announce the signing of Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen. It was reported by in August that the Bulls had beaten the Stormers in the race to sign Vermeulen, and according to Netwerk24, the Pretoria franchise could make the announcement official within the next few days. The Afrikaans publication reported on Saturday 69

10 October 2018 12:03 PM Griquas name side for final Currie Cup clash

Cape Town - Griquas have announced their side to take on the Sharks in this weekend's final round of Currie Cup fixtures. The match will take place in Kimberley and, for the hosts, it will represent an opportunity to go out of the tournament with their heads held high. With just one win from five so far in 2018, Griquas cannot qualify for the semi-finals 24

10 October 2018 8:01 AM Stormers beat Bulls in race to sign Brits

Cape Town - Springbok hooker Schalk Brits is reportedly set to run out for the Stormers next year. The Bulls were also believed to be after the 37-year-old's services, but according to Netwerk24, the Stormers has won the race to sign the veteran. Brits was supposed to retire from professional rugby after clinching a fourth Premiership crown with English 30

09 October 2018 12:15 PM Stonehouse: There has been no contact from Bulls

Cape Town - Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse has been linked with the vacant Bulls job, but he says there has been no contact with the union as yet. The Bulls are looking for a new coach ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season following the departure of John Mitchell last month. Mitchell left Loftus after just one season in charge to take up a position as assistant 24

29 September 2018 1:46 PM Classy WP too hot to handle for Sharks

Cape Town - Western Province showed their championship pedigree with a convincing win in their top-of-the-table Currie Cup clash against the Sharks at Newlands on Saturday. WP scored seven tries to their visitors' four to book a home semi-final, and likely a home final should they progress that far. WP play the Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in their 24

27 September 2018 10:56 AM Former Bulls prop banned for 4 weeks

Cape Town - Edinburgh prop Pierre Schoeman has been banned for four weeks after being found guilty of foul play. A disciplinary panel convened in Neath, Wales to consider the red-card decision against Schoeman in last weekend’s PRO14 match against Leinster. Schoeman was shown a red card by referee Dan Jones under Law 9.12 - A player must not physically 28