Currie Cup

WP scrum to victory

Instead of saying, “Thanks for the game” after the final whistle at Newlands, the Blue Bulls should have been asking “How much do we owe you for that scrumming lesson?” READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Mini Currie Cup: good or bad?

The Currie Cup was shortened to a single round competition last year and, on the eve of the 2019 edition, the AOR team debates whether the change has been a good one. READ MORE

Big Debate

Who to coach Cheetahs?

BIG DEBATE: With Franco Smith reportedly set to accept an offer to join Italy, the AOR team debates who should take over as Cheetahs head coach. READ MORE

Big Debate

Knockout the Currie Cup

CRAIG RAY has a radical plan to revive the Currie Cup competition and save the revered trophy from the unthinkable – a showcase at a rugby museum! READ MORE

Craig Ray

Will “simple” Boks surprise Eddie?

DAN RETIEF is hopeful the Boks make Eddie Jones eat his words on Saturday when they line up at icy Twickenham for South Africa’s fourth Test against England this year.  READ MORE

Dan Retief

Final shot at Bok tour

FRESH TAKE: The Currie Cup final doubles as a last chance for the likes of Akker van der Merwe and JD Schickerling to book a seat on the November tour to Europe, writes DAWIE BOONZAAIER. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Nyakane is Number One

We have tightheads coming out of our cauliflower ears, SIMNIKIWE XABANISA says Trevor Nyakane’s moves are needed back at loosehead prop. READ MORE

Simnikiwe Xabanisa

WP good, or Currie Cup bad?

Western Province have skittled all comers this season, BRENDEN NEL applauds the defending champions but questions the quality of the Currie Cup. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

SA rolls away from Kitshoff model

Test-calibre scrum juggernauts such as Steven Kitshoff won’t keep coming off the production line if SA Rugby persists with rolling substitutions in the Currie Cup, writes SIMNIKIWE XABANISA READ MORE

Simnikiwe Xabanisa

Currie Cup weakens Boks

FRESH TAKE: DAWIE BOONZAAIER’s worst fears are realised in a comparison of the current quality of Currie Cup defence to the standard delivered when the Boks were world champions. READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier