Eastern Province Rugby CEO, Charl Crous, announced yesterday that Carlos Spencer will be head of coaching staff for the EP Kings during their 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division campaign. [...]
It’s taken about 37 attempts (at latest count) but a SARU Special General Council finally agreed today to extend the Currie Cup Premier Division to eight teams this year, up from six. [...]
They’re the Absa Currie Cup champions and they’re heading your way! [...]
Pumas matchwinner Carl Bezuidenhout is on his way to join former Kings mentor Alan Solomons at Scottish club Edinburgh until the end of the European season.
The Sharks have opened season ticket sales for 2014 and the new management team headed up by CEO John Smit have pulled out all the stops to ensure absolutely unbeatable value for the fans. [...]
Update: We’ve just seen a tweet form the Sharks indicating that this event has had to be postponed until January.
The Sharks will be taking the Currie Cup trophy out to La Lucia Mall next Saturday, giving fans a great opportunity to meet the team and be photographed with the iconic trophy. [...]
Let’s look back on this year’s amazingly successful Currie Cup campaign and hand out awards to the players that we feel did particularly well. The rotation system does, of course, make this task a little more difficult this year, but we’ll do what we can to adapt. [...]
A couple of weeks ago the Sharks played their Currie Cup semi-final match against the Cheetahs in front of a near empty GROWTHPOINT KINGS PARK stadium. Maybe this was not the most successful season the boys have had in recent years, but it certainly also was not the worst season that they have had in recent memory either. The 8th position the Sharks managed on the Super Rugby log, missing out on a play-off position, was the worst the Sharks have done since 2010 when they ended 9th on the log, but that year the Sharks also had stadium attendance of over 35 000 for the semi-final against the Bulls (in torrential rain) and were at just about full capacity for the for the final against Western Province. And this was a mere 3 years ago. [...]
The Currie Cup expansion is back on the SARU table. [...]
According to an article in several of the Afrikaans dailies, former Griffons utility back Hansie Graaff is set to stay in Durban for a further 6 months. [...]
Let me start by congratulating the Sharks on a superb game on Saturday evening, and say to the Western Province fans that you have my condolences, we were where you are today, a year ago. Anyway, onto something a bit more important. [...]
The Sharks dominated a pulsating Currie Cup Final at Newlands yesterday pretty much form start to finish, to run out deserved 33-19 winners over a Western Province team that stumbled at the last hurdle after an otherwise impeccable season. [...]
Here it is – the big one. 80 pulsating minutes at Newlamds with the Currie Cup trophy up for grabs. [...]
Along with a Cup Final, there is the usual Player of the Tournament award. I have a look at who stood out this year. [...]
The Currie Cup Final is the showpiece this weekend, but there will be a few players with their minds on Monday night’s Springbok squad announcement, to go on the End of year Tour. [...]