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WP announce Treu coup

2014-12-15 17:10

WP have announced that Paul Treu, Rito Hlungwani and Hanyani Shimange are set to join their coaching structures in 2015.

Lions duo call it a day

2014-12-04 11:29

Golden Lions players Michael Bondesio and Deon van Rensburg have announced their retirement from professional rugby.

Serfontein scoops top Bulls prize

2014-12-04 07:47

Springbok centre Jan Serfontein has been named Player of the Year at the annual Blue Bulls Player Awards.

Pumas learnt from Currie Cup

2014-11-26 10:25

Pumas lock Giant Mtyanda says they have learnt a lot from the past season and will aim for a higher finish in the 2015 Currie Cup.

Horak leaves Kings for Sharks

2014-11-17 17:15

Eastern Province Kings defence coach Michael Horak has left the union to take up a role with the Sharks.

Lions No 2 goes under the knife

2014-11-14 15:00

Golden Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee will undergo surgery in Durban to reduce the pain in his neck and prepare him for the new season.

WP to take lessons from defeat

2014-11-10 13:02

WP coach Allister Coetzee says their clash against Saracens in London was a great experience for many of their younger players.

Set piece battle key for WP

2014-11-06 14:08

WP coach Allister Coetzee has stressed the importance of the set-piece ahead of their friendly against Saracens in London.

Tazz ready to roll for Kings

2014-11-05 17:20

The EP Kings have returned to training after the Currie Cup, with a few new faces added to their squad for their pre-season.

WP confirm new prop signing

2014-11-04 10:29

Western Province have confirmed the signing of tighthead prop Vincent Koch from the Pumas as they prepare for the 2015 season.

Doppies calls it a day

2014-10-31 09:06

Doppies la Grange, who played centre for Griquas in this year's Currie Cup, has announced his retirement from rugby.

WP say farewall to front row trio

2014-10-30 14:13

Western Province have paid tribute to three front rankers - Pat Cilliers, Brok Harris and Tiaan Liebenberg - who have left the union.

Currie Cup: WP best supported

2014-10-30 09:17

Currie Cup champions Western Province were the best supported team during this year's competition.

Thelo thanks loyal WP fans

2014-10-29 13:28

Western Province Rugby Football Union president has thanked fans for their loyal support throughout the season.

Lions lure quartet from Bulls

2014-10-28 20:30

The Golden Lions have snapped up a quartet of Blue Bulls players - including two SA Under-20 stars and a Springbok Sevens player.

WP hooker calls it a day

2014-10-28 07:20

Injuries have forced Springbok and Western Province hooker Tiaan Liebenberg to call time on his rugby career.

Kaplan praises ref Joubert

2014-10-27 15:08

Retired SA referee Jonathan Kaplan has praised the overall performance of Craig Joubert in this past weekend's Currie Cup final.

Coertzee deserves praise

2014-10-27 14:26

Shamiel feels Western Province stepped up their game in the final and praised coach Allister Coetzee's changes in the game plan.

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Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has announced his 36-man touring squad for tests against Ireland, England, Italy and Wales next month. A number of uncapped players that contested the Currie Cup final were rewarded with call-ups due to their impressive form this season. There were also one or two surprising recalls. Sport24 weighs in. Watch.

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Mallett: Catrakilis was 'metronomic'

2014-10-27 09:41

Nick Mallett has lauded the performance of WP's Demetri Catrakilis after their win over the Lions.

Allister’s off the hook

2014-10-26 21:15

Allister Coetzee and his immediate allies have probably earned tickets to another Super Rugby crack, writes Rob Houwing.

De Jongh: Winning 'unbelievable'

2014-10-25 22:45
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Western Province skipper and centre Juan de Jongh says winning the Currie Cup is an unbelievable feeling.

As it happened: WP v Golden Lions

2014-10-25 16:30

LIVE and interactive coverage of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup final between WP and the Golden Lions at Newlands.

Gold honoured to get Sharks job

2014-10-24 15:26

For former Springbok forwards coach Gary Gold, the opportunity to coach the Cell C Sharks marks an exciting time in his career.

Lions' scrum plan for Newlands

2014-10-24 12:00

The Golden Lions have targeted the engine room - and more specifically the scrums - as they prepare for the Currie Cup final.

 

Major sponsorship coup for Lions

2014-12-10 18:28

The Lions are set to announce deals with global airline icon Emirates and two other sponsors.

Le Roux named Cheetahs' best

2014-12-04 10:12

Springbok fullback Willie le Roux has been named Cheetahs Rugby player of the Year for 2015.

Whiteley the top Lion for 2014

2014-12-03 21:06

Warren Whiteley was named the 2014 Player of the Year at the annual Golden Lions Rugby Union Player Awards.

Sharks give Perez lifeline

2014-11-18 09:05

Samoan wing Paul Perez is on trial at the Sharks in the hope of finding a new rugby home ahead of the 2015 season.

Kings lure Bulls flyhalf to PE

2014-11-17 15:07

The Eastern Province Kings have announced the signing of Blue Bulls flyhalf Tony Jantjies ahead of the 2015 season.

Jono Ross leaves Bulls

2014-11-11 08:19

The Blue Bulls have granted loose forward Jono Ross an early release from his contract to join French club, Stade Francais.

WP could add more signings

2014-11-07 09:10

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has hinted that the union could add more players to their squad ahead of the 2015 season.

WP's three new 'heavies'

2014-11-06 09:14

All three of the Stormers' new front-row recruits for 2015 will be in action for WP in their one-off meeting with Saracens.

Cheetahs president’s stay extended

2014-11-05 07:40

Lindsay Mould has been re-appointed as president of the Free State Cheetahs for another three years.

WP set for Saracens excursion

2014-11-03 19:05

A 24-man Western Province squad will leave for London on Thursday, as the 2014 Currie Cup champions set off to take on Saracens.

Venter: Once a week at Sharks

2014-10-31 07:33

Brendan Venter will fly in to Durban once a week as he fulfils the role of technical assistant to new Sharks coach Gary Gold.

WP set sights on Pumas prop

2014-10-30 12:01

Currie Cup champions Western Province are reportedly in he process of signing Pumas tighthead prop Vincent Koch.

Gold outlines Sharks' plans

2014-10-29 14:24

With Gary Gold the Sharks' new Director of Rugby, there will be some changes to the way the coaching set-up is structured.

Catrakilis: Smal is with the times

2014-10-29 09:18

WP flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis says Director of Rugby Gert Smal has made a difference since he joined the union.

Kolbe: Exciting times at WP

2014-10-28 17:41

Fullback Cheslin Kolbe is excited about the future of Western Province rugby following the union’s victorious Currie Cup campaign.

Coetzee: We're ready for S15

2014-10-27 18:14
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Western Province coach Allister Coetzee believes they can carry the momentum gained from winning the Currie Cup into Super Rugby.

Joubert didn't have control over the scrums

2014-10-27 14:39

Mark criticises referee Craig Joubert on his handling of the scrums in the Currie Cup final.

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In the wake of Western Province's Currie Cup final victory, Sport24 says spare a thought for director of rugby at WP, Gert Smal. While coach Allister Coetzee deserves credit for steering his team to glory, Gert Smal's appointment was significant, after the Stormers' disastrous Super Rugby campaign. Watch.

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WP to parade their trophy

2014-10-27 09:41

Western Province, the 2014 Currie Cup champions, will parade their trophy through the streets of Cape Town on Tuesday.

Whiteley future Bok captain?

2014-10-26 23:00

He was a valorous captain of the losing Lions cause, and one day Warren Whiteley may also lead SA, says Rob Houwing.

Coetzee: Luck had nothing to do with it

2014-10-26 16:01
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Western Province coach Allister Coetzee says the Currie Cup triumph over the Golden Lions had nothing to do with luck.

WP crowned Currie Cup champs

2014-10-25 18:39
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Western Province have been crowned Currie Cup champions following a nailbiting win against the Golden Lions at Newlands.

Gold in dreamland at Sharks

2014-10-24 20:50

New Director of Rugby Gary Gold has said leading the Durban-based Sharks is beyond his wildest dreams.

WP speedster feels blessed

2014-10-24 13:15

Speedster Seabelo Senatla says he feels blessed to play for WP as they prepare for the Currie Cup final against the Golden Lions.

Balie's comments upset WP

2014-10-24 10:39

Western Province are a bit perturbed by the fact that Balie Swart, a SARU scrum consultant, has praised the Golden Lions scrum.

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