Carling Currie Cup Preview – Round 2
It may be early in the Carling Currie Cup but the pressure on the teams will rise significantly this weekend as the race for favourable log positions intensifies with a little over a month left before the pool stage concludes.
Glasgow Warriors hope Jones’ luck will turn the tide
The Glasgow Warriors will be hoping former DHL Stormers midfielder Huw Jones’ luck may have turned the tide for them as they look to make up some lost ground in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend against the Dragons.
50* up for Phakisa Pumas’ Janse van Rensburg
Phakisa Pumas hooker Marko Janse van Rensburg will celebrate a big career milestone of 50 caps for the Lowvelders on Friday if he takes the field in their Carling Currie Cup clash against Tafel Lager Griquas in Nelspruit.
Sekekete, Cronjé move up in Toyota Cheetahs’ ranks
Victor Sekekete and George Cronjé will earn Carling Currie Cup honours for the Toyota Cheetahs on Saturday when they line up against the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in their opening match of the competition.
Swanepoel and Cronje to start for Xerox Lions
Tiaan Swanepoel will make a highly anticipated starting debut for the Xerox Lions in round two of the Carling Currie Cup, when they host DHL Western Province at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls ring changes for Toyota Cheetahs
Vodacom Bulls Director of Rugby, Jake White, has made several changes to his matchday squad for their round two Carling Currie Cup clash with the Toyota Cheetahs in Pretoria on Saturday, when the depth of their backline will be tested, while the forwards will also sport a few new faces.
DHL WP reshuffle backline for Johannesburg outing
DHL Western Province coach John Dobson reshuffled his backline for their Carling Currie Cup round two encounter against the Xerox Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday, which will be broadcast live on SuperSport at 19h00.
Velleman gets first start for Tafel Lager Griquas
CJ Velleman will earn a first start for Tafel Lager Griquas in round two of the Carling Currie Cup when the Kimberley side face Phakisa Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday evening.
Ulster on top after Edinburgh rout
Ulster claimed the top spot in Conference A of the Guinness PRO14 on Monday as they delivered a dominant performance at Murrayfield to defeat Edinburgh 43-14.
Edinburgh on Springboks’ itinerary for November 2021
The Springboks will travel to Edinburgh to face Scotland on 13 November 2021 as one of their end-of-year Tests in Europe next year, it was confirmed on Tuesday.