This edition of the weekend sports review covers the highlights of the first sporting weekend in August.
The sporting day ahead is one that promises plenty of excitement on a day that sees Premiership football return for the new season and the continuation of the Currie Cup.
Gaining momentum will be the focus for all the teams in the Currie Cup this weekend, as some sides reach the halfway stage of their campaigns and others edge closer to the final stages of their pool games.
The Pumas and Bulls will be looking to end their winless starts to the 2019 Currie Cup in Nelspruit on Friday night.
The cut-throat nature of Currie Cup this year means there is no place for slip-ups even as early as round 2 of the provincial competition.
The Sharks went down to Griquas on Friday night as the visitors racked up 37 points in Durban to start their Currie Cup campaign with a bang.
A revamped Currie Cup gets underway this week and SA Rugby are eager to draw crowds back to provincial rugby.
Lood de Jager has an opportunity to prove his fitness to Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus, as he starts for the Bulls in Currie Cup action.
Sean Everitt has been appointed as the Sharks’ Currie Cup coach for the 2019 season replacing Robert du Preez at the helm.
All eyes will be at Newlands this Saturday as Western Province and the Sharks contest the Currie Cup final for the second year running.
Lionel Mapoe returns to the Springbok fold as cover for the injured Lukhanyo Am.
Young Aphelele Fassi has set the Currie Cup alight this season, and one Springbok flyer just found out why.
It’s that time of the year again when the grand old dame of South African domestic rugby reappears to reignite provincial rivalries. The Currie Cup has dished up some special moments – especially during the isolation era. Here’s a few trips down memory lane.
The former Lions hooker is now communicating with loved ones and followers on social media after a major health scare.
John Mitchell is heading off to greener pastures, leaving the Bulls with a bad case of the blues. Who will step up to the coaching plate?
Durban was silenced by the Western Province as the home side failed to show up for the second half.
If history is anything to go by, it should be a cracker.
Finals between these two sides have yielded some classics in the past.
The home side are overwhelming favourites against a side they haven’t had much trouble defeating lately.
The year was 1997.
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