WESTERN PROVINCE
Founded 1883
Home Ground : Newlands Stadium
WP Rugby is traditionally symbolized by the Blue and White Hoops of its playing strip. Newlands Rugby Stadium, situated in the Southern Suburbs of Cape Town, South Africa, has a capacity of 48 000 and plays home to the proud Union.
Since the advent of professional rugby in South Africa, shortly after the 1995 Rugby World Cup, WP Rugby Football Union saw the need to establish a commercial arm to handle the demands of the professional game. In 1996, the commercial arm, WP Rugby (Pty) Ltd, was created to deal with the growing interest from the public, media, sponsors and players, and to maximize commercial opportunities.
WP Rugby Football Union, a non profit organization and major shareholder in WP Rugby (Pty) Ltd, continues to develop the game at amateur level, growing and nurturing rugby at school boy and club level, taking into account areas such as coaching, refereeing, skills development and transformation.
DETAILS
President :Thelo Wakefield
CEO:Paul Zacks
Tel :021 659 4500
Address :PO Box 55
Newlands
7725
Cape Town
www.wprugby.com
HONOURS
Honours: Absa Currie Cup: 1889, 1892, 1894, 1895, 1897, 1898, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1914, 1920, 1925, 1927, 1929, 1932 (shared), 1934 (shared), 1936, 1947, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1966, 1979 (shared), 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989 (shared), 1997, 2000, 2001, 2012, 2014
Vodacom Cup: 2012.
Vodacom Super Rugby SA Conference winners: 2011, 2012
Lion Cup: 1984, 1988, 1989.
Absa Nite Series: 1997.

MATCH CENTRE
FIXTURES
     
RESULTS
     
FNB Young Guns presented by Steinhoff International
Monday, February 27 2017
14:15 - Ikeys vs Maties
UCT Rugby Fields, Cape Town
14:15 - UFS YG vs Pukke
Xerox Shimla Park, Bloemfontein
14:15 - UP-Tuks vs Wits
Tuks Stadium, Pretoria
Vodacom Super Rugby
Thursday, March 02 2017
12:30 - Force vs Reds
nib Stadium, Perth
Friday, March 03 2017
08:35 - Chiefs vs Blues
FMG Stadium, Hamilton
HSBC Sevens World Series USA
Saturday, March 04 2017
02:09 - Fiji vs Japan
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
02:31 - Australia vs Scotland
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
02:53 - Argentina vs Russia
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
03:15 - New Zealand vs Kenya
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas
03:37 - USA vs Samoa
Sam Boyd Stadium, Las Vegas

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