Currie Cup XV 24.9.2016 07:18 pm

Lions maul Kings 71-7

Two quick tries in the five minutes after the break ensured it was no longer a contest as the Lions raced to a 38-7 lead.

It was a mission accomplished for the Lions on Saturday night as they stayed in contention for the Currie Cup playoffs and have now set up a sudden-death date with the Sharks for a place in the last four at Ellis Park next weekend.

Lions maul Kings 71-7
Lions maul Kings 71-7

Lions maul Kings 71-7

Two quick tries in the five minutes after the break ensured it was no longer a contest as the Lions raced to a 38-7 lead.

Pumas outplayed by on-fire Cheetahs
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Pumas outplayed by on-fire Cheetahs

The game opened up in the second period of the half, with the Steval Pumas defence not able to withstand an onslaught of typical running rugby from the log leaders.
Western Province eye semifinal spot
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Western Province eye semifinal spot

Griquas would continue to run proceedings, but a resolute DHL WP defence prevented the hosts from adding to their score.
Currie Cup reaches penultimate round
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Currie Cup reaches penultimate round

For the Vodacom Blue Bulls, in particular, their clash against Boland in Wellington on Friday will mark their final throw of the dice in the competition for now.
Lions name a new captain
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Lions name a new captain

The Golden Lions will boast a new captain when they run on the field for their Currie Cup clash against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Springbok players released for Currie Cup duty
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Springbok players released for Currie Cup duty

The Springbok squad for the two remaining Castle Lager Rugby Championship Tests will be announced later in the week.
Bulls move into top two by hammering Griquas
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Bulls move into top two by hammering Griquas

The Vodacom Blue Bulls moved into the top two of the Currie Cup on Friday night, playing some terrific rugby in a 57-20 win over Griquas at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Friday night.
End of the road for the Lions?
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End of the road for the Lions?

The Cheetahs’ 37-29 win over defending champions the Lions on Thursday night in Bloemfontein all but ended the men from Jozi’s hopes to still make the Currie Cup playoffs.
Semi-final berths to drive Currie Cup teams
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Semi-final berths to drive Currie Cup teams

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs will be hunting their sixth successive victory in the Currie Cup when they host the Xerox Golden Lions in Bloemfontein on Thursday evening.
Lions make two changes
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Lions make two changes

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann on Tuesday announced his team would face the Cheetahs in a vital Currie Cup clash in Bloemfontein on Thursday.
Lions thrash Western Province 58-32 at home
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Lions thrash Western Province 58-32 at home

In a replay of last year’s final, the Lions again took the spoils by utterly destroying Province.
Unbeaten Cheetahs: Currie Cup is there to win
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Unbeaten Cheetahs: Currie Cup is there to win

Meyer said the sign of everyone in the team playing their part was props featuring among the try-scorers.

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