ARTICLES RELATING TO WP

WP in stadium talk U-turn

2014-04-16 07:43

The Western Province Rugby Union is open to again discuss a possible move away from Newlands to Cape Town Stadium.

Coetzee still in firing line

2014-04-10 16:37

WP Rugby president Thelo Wakefield says the responsibility of the Stormers' results still rests with Allister Coetzee and not Gert Smal.

New style: Coetzee sceptical

2014-04-03 14:00
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Stormers coach Allister Coetzee says there needs to be a lot of discussion and debate before they can adopt a more attacking style.

Smal: We must play 'WP rugby'

2014-04-01 07:43

Director of Rugby Gert Smal wants WP and Stormers teams to revert back to playing traditional 'WP rugby' in future.

New Currie Cup coach for WP

2014-03-31 11:13

A new era is set to dawn on the Western Province Rugby Union with John Dobson likely to be named Currie Cup coach.

Leyds heading back to WP

2014-03-19 11:50

Western Province have managed to lure fullback Dillyn Leyds back from Australian Super Rugby franchise, the Western Force.

Currie Cup: Big 5, Kings safe?

2014-02-07 09:00

A new proposal could see the so-called big five unions and the Eastern Province Kings be assured of their Currie Cup status.

Boks v World XV in Cape Town

2014-01-29 07:46

The Springboks are likely to play a game against a World XV at Cape Town Stadium later this year, a report indicates.

No punishment for Rhodes

2014-01-23 13:10

WP and Stormers forward Michael Rhodes has cleared of further sanctions after being cited in last year's Currie Cup final.

Rhodes to finally face the music

2014-01-21 10:31

Western Province Stormers forward Michael Rhodes will finally appear before a SARU judicial committee for a dangerous tackle.

Ireland select two WP players

2014-01-16 14:11

Ireland have selected two former WP players, Robbie Diack and Rob Herring, in their training squad ahead of the Six Nations.

Burger wants Bok jersey back

2013-11-12 14:30

Western Province loose forward Schalk Burger is determined to fight his way back into the Springbok fold.

WP confirm player arrest

2013-11-04 16:00

WP have confirmed the arrest of one of its players on suspicion that his blood alcohol levels exceeded the legal limit for driving.

Rhodes' fate delayed - AGAIN

2013-11-01 10:22

The disciplinary hearing for WP forward Michael Rhodes, scheduled to take place on Friday, has been postponed until further notice.

Sunday Times score BLOOPS!

2013-10-29 15:43

WP fans would've scarcely been able to believe their eyes when they opened their Sunday Times hours after the Currie Cup final.

Schreuder WHO? Fans aghast

2013-10-29 12:21

Sport24 readers have expressed shock at the inclusion of Louis Schreuder in the Bok squad for their End of Year tour.

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Rhodes' throat lock

2013-10-29 08:20

Watch Michael Rhodes throat lock on Bismarck du Plessis in the Currie Cup final.

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Sharks relished underdogs tag

2013-10-28 14:45
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Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson says they were happy to come into the Currie Cup final against WP at Newlands as underdogs.

Rhodes cited for 'throat lock'

2013-10-28 11:40
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WP forward Michael Rhodes has been cited for a dangerous tackle on Bismarck du Plessis in the Currie Cup final against the Sharks.

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Kaplan in a Du Plessis sandwich

2013-10-28 07:43

Jonathan Kaplan made an emotional farewell from refereeing in the Currie Cup final at Newlands.

Aplon reveals success recipe

2013-10-25 07:44
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Western Province fullback Gio Aplon says the reason for his recent return to good form can be put down to one thing...

WP at a canter!

2013-10-24 09:17

WP are a settled side who are playing for each other, says Tank Lanning - who backs the men from the Cape in the Currie Cup final.

Sharks to sell red herrings?

2013-10-23 15:00
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Hosts WP are alert to the possibility that the injury-affected Sharks fiddle with their selection as late as Saturday, writes Rob Houwing.

WP unchanged for final

2013-10-23 13:00
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Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has named an unchanged team for the Currie Cup final against the Sharks at Newlands.

 

WP subdue Free State XV

2014-04-12 20:58

Western Province were inspired by their debutants as the beat the visiting Free State XV in their Vodacom Cup clash.

Stormers trio back for WP

2014-04-10 08:02

Stormers squad members Stephan Coetzee, Tazz Fuzani and Sikhumbuzo Notshe are all back in the Western Province Vodacom Cup side.

WP scoop Sharks' Du Preez

2014-04-01 11:29

Western Province have managed to secure the services of talented Sharks flyhalf Robert du Preez.

WP confirm Smal appointment

2014-03-31 14:26

The Western Province Rugby Union has confirmed the appointment of former coach Gert Smal as Director of Rugby.

Smid hat-trick sets up WP win

2014-03-22 18:19

Rayn Smid scored a hat-trick of tries as Western Province thrashed the EP Kings in their Vodacom Cup clash in Cape Town.

WP out-muscle Cavaliers

2014-03-08 22:13

Hosts Western Province out-muscled the visiting Boland Cavaliers in the Vodacom Cup match played at City Park.

WP suspends stadium talks

2014-02-03 12:09

The Western Province Rugby Union has suspended talks with the City of Cape Town over a possible move to the Cape Town Stadium.

WP, Boland launch new event

2014-01-28 07:40

An an attempt to improve the Stormers franchise, Boland and Western Province have launched a brand new club rugby competition.

WP wanted as anchor tenant

2014-01-23 09:21
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The City of Cape Town is eager to have the Western Province Rugby Union as the anchor tenant of the Cape Town Stadium.

Video

Stormers and WP flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis shows off his awesome soccer and rugby skills!

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Prop "lands" 90m place-kick

2013-11-22 09:05

Watch Western Province prop Steven Kitshoff "succeed" with an impossible place-kick...

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Drunk WP star in hot water

2013-11-05 09:38
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The 20-year-old WP backline player who was arrested for alleged drunk driving over the weekend, in set to appear in court.

Sharks snap up WP youngster

2013-11-02 10:03
151 comments

Flyhalf Tim Swiel, part of this year's winning Under-21 Western Province team, has opted to accept an offer from the Sharks.

SARU delay Rhodes' fate

2013-10-30 18:30

The disciplinary hearing for WP forward Michael Rhodes has been postponed due to the unavailability of the judicial officer.

WP: Coetzee's job is safe

2013-10-29 14:23
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Despite their Currie Cup final defeat, WP president Thelo Wakefield says coach Allister Coetzee's job is not under threat.

Rhodes hearing postponed

2013-10-29 08:21

The disciplinary hearing for Western Province forward Michael Rhodes has been postponed until Thursday.

Totally awkward pic of the month!

2013-10-28 15:00

Totes awks! WP duo pick up monthly awards - after their Currie Cup final thrashing!

Fans doff caps for Kaplan

2013-10-28 11:51

Sport24 readers have doffed their caps to SA's most experienced match official Jonathan Kaplan, after he reffed his final match.

WP to hunt No 9, lock, wing

2013-10-28 09:13
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WP are looking to add depth to their scrumhalf, lock and wing positions with the eye on next year's Super Rugby competition.

Coetzee: Sharks outfoxed us

2013-10-28 07:43
120 comments

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee admits the Sharks tactically outmaneuvered them in the Currie Cup final at Newlands.

As it happened: WP v Sharks

2013-10-26 17:00
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LIVE interactive commentary on today's Currie Cup final between Western Province and the Sharks at Newlands in Cape Town!

James Small chats to Sport24

2013-10-24 10:38

James Small discusses the mismanagement of Bismarck du Plessis and who he’ll be supporting in the Currie Cup final.

Coetzee: WP not favourites

2013-10-23 19:00
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Coach Allister Coetzee says that there is little to choose between WP and the Sharks in the Currie Cup final.

WIN: Absa Currie Cup final tickets!

2013-10-23 13:06

Enter and you could win tickets for you and three friends to the 2013 Absa Currie Cup final at Newlands!

Bissie verdict: Box office dream

2013-10-22 23:24
98 comments

Say what you like about justice, the Bismarck du Plessis exoneration cranks up the Currie Cup final needle nicely, says Rob Houwing .

 
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