Rugby 23.9.2017 08:24 pm

Currie Cup: Werner Kok adds a dash of Blitzbok to WP win

Griquas struggle to contain the former world sevens player of the year as the Capetonians move into a playoff spot.

Inspired by the effervescent former World Rugby Sevens Player of the Year Werner Kok, Western Province bounced back from an ignominious defeat at the hands of Pumas last week to score a 55-27 win over Griquas in their Currie Cup clash at Newlands on Saturday evening.

Currie Cup: Werner Kok adds a dash of Blitzbok to WP win
Currie Cup: Werner Kok adds a dash of Blitzbok to WP win

Currie Cup: Werner Kok adds a dash of Blitzbok to WP win

Griquas struggle to contain the former world sevens player of the year as the Capetonians move into a playoff spot.

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