ARTICLES RELATING TO WESTERN PROVINCE

Wakefield: Smal no 'quick-fix'

2014-03-31 23:00

The appointment of Gert Smal as the Director of Rugby for WP will not provide a "quick-fix" for the poorly-performing Stormers side.

WP crush Border Bulldogs

2014-03-29 08:17

Western Province have beaten the Border Bulldogs in their Vodacom Cup match at Buffalo City Stadium in East London.

Kitshoff to captain WP

2014-03-05 17:41

Experienced flanker Rohan Kitshoff will captain WP in the 2014 Vodacom Cup, starting with a clash against the Boland Cavaliers.

Forwards key at Newlands

2013-10-25 14:34

The task of ensuring the Sharks will be competitive rests heavily on their six Springbok forwards when they face Western Province.

Catrakilis 'SA's best tactically'

2013-10-21 13:00
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Demetri Catrakilis’s aplomb in wet conditions could aid his bid to sneak onto the Bok end-of-year tour, says Naas Botha.

Coetzee wary of attacking Lions

2013-10-18 18:00

WP coach Allister Coetzee says he expects the Golden Lions to stick to their attacking approach when the two sides meet.

Boks 'cherry on top' for Schalk

2013-10-16 18:00

If Schalk Burger was chosen for the Boks' Euro tour, franchise coach Allister Coetzee wouldn’t recoil in horror, writes Rob Houwing.

WP look for first bonus point

2013-10-04 13:00

WP will fancy their chances of defeating the Lions at Newlands, but they will be heavily committed to raking in a bonus point.

Catrakilis to get starting role

2013-10-01 10:21

Demetri Catrakilis looks set to start at flyhalf for WP for the first time since returning to the Currie Cup champions from the Kings.

Coetzee predicts close finish

2013-09-08 15:06

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee believes semi-final places in the Currie Cup will be decided by small margins.

Lions claw their way to draw

2013-08-30 21:25
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The Golden Lions staged a miraculous comeback to draw with Western Province in their Currie Cup match at Ellis Park.

De Jongh set for WP return

2013-08-19 12:54

Springbok Juan de Jongh looks set to make a timely return to the WP midfield for their Currie Cup match against the Griquas.

Coetzee: WP still a threat

2013-08-07 19:30

Western Province will field a formidable combination in their Currie Cup opening clash against the Blue Bulls at Newlands.

Bulls send rookies to Newlands

2013-08-07 13:01
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The Blue Bulls have included five Currie Cup novices for their clash against Western Province at Newlands.

Catrakilis confirms WP move

2013-08-06 11:22
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Demetri Catrakilis has confirmed his move back to Western Province for the Currie Cup season kicking off this weekend.

WP, Bulls joint favourites

2013-08-05 15:00
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Western Province and the Blue Bulls are favourites to contest this year's Currie Cup final, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

Force sign Stormers' Brache

2013-08-01 13:09

Australian Super Rugby side, the Force, have announced the signing of Stormers and Western Province centre Marcel Brache.

Stormers hunt Lionel Mapoe

2013-08-01 09:23

The Stormers are hunting the services of Lions wing/centre Lionel Mapoe for next year's Super Rugby competition.

Burger boost for WP

2013-07-25 16:45

WP flank Schalk Burger has received the green light to resume training at the team's training base in Bellville.

Catrakilis heading back to WP

2013-07-12 08:41
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Demetri Catrakilis is heading back to Cape Town to play for Western Province in this year’s Currie Cup, according to a report.

Kolbe to focus on 15-man code

2013-07-03 09:04

New Springbok Sevens star Cheslin Kolbe says his focus in the near future will be on the 15-man code.

Stormers trio to face Lions

2013-06-11 09:09

Western Province have included three Stormers players in their squad to face the Lions in a friendly clash at Ellis Park.

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The Tinus Linee Pledge

2013-05-23 09:05

Watch WP's pledge to raise funds for former WP player Tinus Linee for his Motor Neuron Disease.

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Joost and Tinus hang out

2013-05-06 12:49

See pics as former Bok team-mates and fellow MND sufferers Joost van der Westhuizen and Tinus Linee spend the day together.

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WP see off plucky Bulldogs

2013-04-06 20:49

Reigning champions Western Province had to dig deep to beat last placed Border Bulldogs in their Vodacom Cup match in Paarl.

 

Smal happy to be 'home'

2014-03-31 19:00

Newlands has been his home before, but Gert Smal is relishing the opportunity to once again call Cape Town his rugby home.

Sharks XV overpower WP

2014-03-15 16:44

The Sharks XV have turned in a strong second-half performance to power to a win over Western Province in the Vodacom Cup.

Sharks overpower WP to win

2013-10-26 19:14
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The Sharks have convincingly beaten WP to be crowned Currie Cup champions in front of a jam-packed Newlands.

WP, Sharks eye R1.8m prize

2013-10-25 09:19
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Title-holders Western Province host the Sharks this weekend in the first South African Currie Cup final to offer prize money.

Scarra, Bissie sweat over final

2013-10-21 07:25

WP and the Sharks contest the Currie Cup final, but their hookers may be slightly unhappy after the semis, says Rob Houwing.

'It’s ours to lose' - Coetzee

2013-10-17 12:24

WP coach Allister Coetzee says they have no excuse not to go out there and make their supporters proud by securing a home final.

It’s WP’s to lose from here

2013-10-14 09:01
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Back-to-back Currie Cup titles have been rare in recent years, but WP seem well-placed now to pull that off, writes Rob Houwing.

Lions shuffle backline for WP

2013-10-03 11:19

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made several changes to his starting line-up for their Currie Cup clash against WP.

Coetzee: It was a messy game

2013-09-21 16:21

WP coach Allister Coetzee is disappointed with his side's performance despite the fact that they maintained their unbeaten record.

Coetzee laments TMO call

2013-08-31 11:54
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WP coach Allister Coetzee has lamented a controversial penalty try awarded against his team in their draw with the Golden Lions.

De Jongh fills WP's 'big hole'

2013-08-21 13:32

Springbok Juan de Jongh will start in midfield for WP against Griquas, while Kurt Coleman replaces Gary van Aswegen at flyhalf.

WP hope to minimise errors

2013-08-16 13:34

Western Province's hopes of a Currie Cup victory will depend on their ability to reduce mistakes and improve on their set-pieces.

WP name strong team for Bulls

2013-08-07 13:20

Several of their Super Rugby stalwarts will start for Western Province in their Currie Cup opener against the Bulls at Newlands.

Catrakilis eyes Bok spot

2013-08-07 10:09

Demetri Catrakilis wants to use the upcoming Currie Cup season to play open a spot in the Springbok squad for the end-of-year tour.

WP trim squad for Bulls clash

2013-08-05 19:00

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has released a 26-man squad ahead of their Currie Cup opener against the Blue Bulls Newlands.

Bulls' Pollard out of WP clash

2013-08-05 12:50

Flyhalf Handré Pollard is the only confirmed casualty ahead of the Blue Bulls' opening Currie Cup clash against WP at Newlands.

Coetzee: Fourie can be a Bok

2013-08-01 11:52
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WP coach Allister Coetzee believes Deon Fourie's best chance at becoming a Springbok would be as a flank and not a hooker.

WP to blood new talent

2013-07-31 22:00
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Western Province's backline has been stripped bare following the departure of several players wanting to ply their trade abroad.

Bok boost as Duane trains

2013-07-22 16:30

Rob Houwing says the sight of Duane Vermeulen back training with WP is timely news for the Springboks.

Young Bulls' biggest ever loss

2013-07-11 10:25

Western Province's crushing 30-6 win over the Blue Bulls was the biggest ever defeat for the Pretoria side at the Craven Week.

WP want to keep Jantjies, Taute

2013-06-25 07:52
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The Western Province Rugby Union has plans to offer the Lions duo of Elton Jantjies and Jaco Taute permanent deals.

Lobberts could help out at WP

2013-05-29 11:21

Forgotten Springbok Hilton Lobberts could feature for Western Province in this year's Currie Cup competition.

Injury strikes Lions team

2013-05-10 16:55

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made several injury-enforced changes to his side for their Vodacom Cup semi-final.

Star quartet extends Cape stay

2013-04-22 18:30

Stormers forwards Eben Etzebeth, Deon Fourie, De Kock Steenkamp and Rynhardt Elstadt have extended their playing contracts.

WP thump EP Kings

2013-03-23 21:51

Western Province proved too strong for the Eastern Province Kings in their Vodacom Cup clash in Port Elizabeth.

 
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