Rugby set for its own ‘Beer Cup’ after coronavirus

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Carling Black Label may have had to call off its marquee soccer event in the money-spinning preseason Soweto derby due to the Covid-19 pandemic this week, but the brand is in line for a revival of sorts when it hopefully makes its bow as the new Currie Cup sponsor next month.

Details of the length of the deal, or indeed the bits about how much AB InBev has paid for the right, are sketchy, but City Press has reliably learnt from a handful of sources that, should the Currie Cup go ahead as planned this year, it will be sponsored by Carling.

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