Scandelous allegations that WP Rugby faked bankruptcy for ulterior motives have emerged in an urgent application at the Western Cape High Court.
Dudley Carstens has a look at some of the battles that might have a telling impact on the Currie Cup final.
They are two of the most promising and progressive coaches at the highest level of domestic rugby in the country and Saturday’s Currie Cup final will provide the stage for yet another intriguing encounter between Franco Smith and Nollis Marais. Winning the Currie Cup will be the crowning achievement for two careers that have walked a similar path in many
Pretoria – It has been a touch over a decade to the day since Gary Botha led an unfancied Blue Bulls team to a pulsating 28-all draw against the Free State Cheetahs in the Currie Cup final. An unlikely captain at the time and a hooker never given his dues, Botha knows all about going to Bloemfontein as underdogs, but
On Saturday, Cheetahs coach Franco Smith will lead his team into battle against the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final.
The Blue Bulls will play in their first Currie Cup final since 2009 after they beat Western Province 36-30 on Saturday night.
It has been a tough road to the Currie Cup semi-finals for WP, and despite the underdog tag, the Cape side have a positive mindset.
Western Province’s defence will come under the most scrutiny in the Currie Cup semi-final against the Blue Bulls in Pretoria.