But the two most successful unions in the hallowed domestic tournament didn’t make the cut.
The dynamic winger’s difficult 2019 goes from bad to worse as he maintains his innocence.
Griquas need not complicate things in their home semifinal quest and Province encourage Damian Willemse’s ‘selfishness’.
It’s for a good reason though…
Coach Pote Human can’t wait to see what the Bok prop has bottled up after missing out on World Cup selection.
As the man who’s scrummed next to him for most of 2019, Schalk Brits has experienced his Bulls and Bok teammate’s rise first hand.

Currie Cup Upbeat Marco accepts World Cup dream (probably) won’t happen

After being released from the national squad, the bustling flanker is ready to help his beloved Bulls prolong their Currie Cup campaign.

Springboks Cruel world as Marcell misses out on World Cup … again

Meanwhile, Rassie Erasmus’ squad takes shape as four others leave for their provinces.

Currie Cup XV Currie Cup XV of the week: Sanele the star, Griqua collective

The Sharks unearth a gem at scrumhalf, while a certain Puma is clearly looking for a new, bigger gig.

Currie Cup Currie Cup wrap: It’s down to the wire once again

But there’s some great news for high-flying Griquas.

Springboks Just a few tweaks, admits Rassie

Meanwhile, hero S’bu Nkosi admits he ‘didn’t think much’ when scoring his cracking brace of tries.

Springboks Rassie: Iffy win provided useful Springbok info

The national coach hopes to have answered a few remaining questions with a week to go before he announces his World Cup squad.

Springboks Springbok player ratings: Magical Nkosi, ‘Oom’ Schalk shines

The compact winger’s outstanding showing meant national Rassie Erasmus has already confirmed he’ll go to the World Cup.

Springboks Nkosi brilliance the difference in iffy Springbok win

The dynamic winger plays a blinder on an evening where a experimental combination misfired against a canny Pumas team.

Springboks Is Scarra Ntubeni the new Schalk Brits?

There are quite a few similarities between the two very popular Springbok hookers for Saturday’s Test against Argentina.

Springboks From the scrapheap to the pinnacle: Marcell back with a bang

The classy, versatile loose forward was contemplating retirement at the ripe age of 27 a year ago. Now he’s on the cusp of a World Cup spot.

Springboks De Villiers: Frans Steyn will add value wherever he plays

The enigmatic midfielder looks a shoo-in for the World Cup.

Springboks Kolisi will easily slot back into Bok set-up, say Springbok legends

The national skipper has been sidelined for three months with a knee injury, but makes his international return this weekend.

Springboks Three ‘official’ reasons why Siya Kolisi isn’t Springbok skipper again (yet)

National coach Rassie Erasmus clearly has no issue being honest (and right) about the issue.

Springboks Springboks make a colossal 20 changes as Kolisi returns

But the inspirational flanker won’t resume his captaincy just yet.




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