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Currie Cup 'medals': Cornal rises above the clutter

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Cornal Hendricks goes on a run. (Gallo Images)
Cornal Hendricks goes on a run. (Gallo Images)

Punishing 33 degree C heat at Loftus, an unexpected drizzle at times further south to mark the supposed final game at tradition-steeped Newlands ... yet the contrasting conditions still conspired to produce two lethargic and error-ridden Currie Cup semi-finals on Saturday. 

Genuine individual standout players were hard to come by, though small amounts of cream did manage to rise to the top as the Bulls (to host it) and Sharks clinched their passages to the showpiece next weekend.

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