DYLAN JACK looks at five personal duels which could be decisive in the first semi-final between the Vodacom Bulls and Lions on Saturday.
Rasta Rasivhenge and Marius van der Westhuizen will wield the whistle in the Currie Cup semi-finals in Pretoria and Cape Town, respectively.
SA Rugby magazine takes a look at how each team got to the 2020-21 Currie Cup semi-finals.
Western Province assistant coach Dawie Snyman is confident they will make the right decisions in the closing stages of their semi-final against the Sharks on Saturday.
Sharks lock Ruben van Heerden says his side will focus on nullifying the Western Province pack when the two teams meet at Newlands for the second Currie Cup semi-final this Saturday.
Sharks centre Marius Louw has taken ownership of the inside-centre position following the departure of Springbok Andre Esterhuizen.
Rassie Erasmus says they are fully aware of criticism surrounding the type of rugby being played and refereeing standards in the Currie Cup. DYLAN JACK reports.
SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has congratulated the Currie Cup semi-finalists and praised all the participating sides for their perseverance in what has been a challenging 2020 season.
Free State Cheetahs chairman Ryno Opperman says reports that the union is in financial trouble are ‘simply not true’.
MVM Holdings’ investment in the Sharks has applied further pressure on Western Province to find their own investor as they enter a critical period in player retention, writes DYLAN JACK.