Currie Cup

No clear Currie Cup favourite

2011-10-26 11:24
John Mitchell
Cape Town - Bookmakers are struggling to separate the Lions and Sharks ahead of their 2011 Absa Currie Cup final clash in Johannesburg on Saturday. Kick-off is at 17:00.

According to bookies, the defending champion Sharks are listed at 9/10, but will be up against a determined Lions side in front of a title-starved sold-out Coca-Cola Park crowd.

The Lions, also installed at 9/10, shocked Western Province and their returning Springboks in the semi-finals last weekend and coach John Mitchell will leave no stone unturned in an effort to end a title drought spanning 12 years.

The match is bound to be a tightly-fought game of attrition, with the draw after 80 minutes an attractive looking proposition at 18/1.

Anyone fancy a flutter?

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