Rugby

WP, Sharks to contest Craven Week 'final'

2018-07-13 09:51
Western Province (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Western Province and the Sharks will contest the unofficial 'final' of the 2018 Craven Week at Brug Street Grounds in Paarl on Saturday.

Both teams finished the week unbeaten and were awarded the honour of contesting the final match of the 2018 event.

Earlier in the week, WP defeated the Pumas 72-10 and the Golden Lions 13-5, while the Sharks beat South Western Districts 46-28 and Free State 29-20.

Boland will play the Golden Lions in the penultimate match, but could just as well have played in the main match.

Boland thrashed Griquas 61-14 in their opening game, before upsetting the Blue Bulls 19-17 on Thursday.

Craven Week Day 5 fixtures (Saturday, July 14, Brug Street Grounds):

08:00 - SWD v Pumas (A Field)

08:00 - Griquas v Limpopo Blue Bulls (B Field)

09:30 - Western Province XV v Blue Bulls (A Field)

09:30 - Eastern Province v Leopards (B Field)

11:00 - Border v Free State (A Field)

11:00 - Blue Bulls XV v Golden Lions XV (B Field)

12:30 - Golden Lions v Boland (A Field)

12:30 - Valke v Griffons (B Field)

14:00 - Sharks v Western Province (A Field)

Academy Week Day 5 fixtures (Saturday, July 14, Paarl Gymnasium):

08:00 - Sharks v Golden Lions (A Field)

08:00 - Griquas v Eastern Province CD (B Field)

08:00 - Blue Bulls CD v Western Province CD (C Field)

08:00 - Leopards v Griquas CD (D Field)

09:30 - Border v Blue Bulls (A Field)

09:30 - Boland v Golden Lions CD (B Field)

09:30 - Griffons CD v Sharks CD (C Field)

09:30 - Pumas CD v Valke CD (D Field)

11:00 - SWD v Valke (A Field)

11:00 - Eastern Province v Griffons (B Field)

11:00 - Limpopo Blue Bulls v Pumas (C Field)

11:00 - Border CD v SA LSEN (D Field)

12:30 - Western Province v Free State (A Field)

12:30 - Zimbabwe v Namibia (B Field)

Results:

Day 4

Boland v Blue Bulls, 19-17
Leopards v Griquas, 17-6
Sharks v Free State, 29-20
South Western Districts v Golden Lions XV, 38-26
Western Province XV v Valke, 26-8

Day 3

Blue Bulls XV v Limpopo, 55-5
Border v Griffons, 52-12
Pumas v Eastern Province, 45-29
Western Province v Golden Lions, 13-5

Day 2

Boland v Griquas, 61-14
Free State v Blue Bulls, 38-21
Sharks v South Western Districts, 46-28
Valke v Leopards, 63-24
Western Province XV v Golden Lions XV, 57-15

Day 1

Border v Limpopo, 68-17
Golden Lions v Eastern Province, 44-25
Griffons v Blue Bulls XV, 51-17
Western Province v Pumas, 72-10

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