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Western Province v Sharks in Currie Cup play-offs: A sorry tale of home woes for both teams

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Thierry Lacroix (Photo by Wessel Oosthuizen/Gallo Images)
Thierry Lacroix (Photo by Wessel Oosthuizen/Gallo Images)

One of the statistical oddities of the Currie Cup, especially in the professional era, is that Western Province and the Sharks have never met in a semi-final.

While the five best finals have been picked, they have met in eight finals since 1995 with a fair spread of four wins each.

Here’s another caveat: The Sharks have only won two out of the five home finals against Western Province.

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