Currie Cup

WP thump Golden Lions, set up Sharks final

2017-10-21 18:50
WP v Golden Lions (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Western Province marched into the final of the 2017 Currie Cup after dismantling the Golden Lions in impressive fashion in their semi-final clash at Newlands on Saturday.

As it happened: Western Province v Golden Lions

WP won 19-5 after leading 13-5 at half-time.

The home side scored a try through prop Wilco Louw, while flyhalf Robert du Preez added the conversion and four penalties.

The Golden Lions replied with a solitary try by pivot Jaco van der Walt.

WP will meet the Sharks in next Saturday's final at Kings Park in Durban after the Sharks beat the Blue Bulls 37-27 in the day's earlier semi-final.


Western Province

15 Dillyn Leyds, 14 Seabelo Senatla, 13 EW Viljoen, 12 Huw Jones, 11 Ruhan Nel, 10 Robert du Preez, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Kobus van Dyk, 6 Jaco Coetzee, 5 JD Schickerling, 4 Chris van Zyl (captain), 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg

Substitutes: 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Frans van Wyk, 19 Jan de Klerk, 20 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21 Jano Vermaak, 22 Werner Kok, 23 Damian Willemse

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