This weekend’s rugby results

Currie Cup

 

6 Sep Blue Bulls 36 – 26 Golden Lions Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
6 Sep Sharks 18 – 21 Griquas Kings Park, Durban
6 Sep Free State Cheetahs 17 – 31 Pumas Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
5 Sep Western Province 49 – 14 Eastern Province Kings Newlands, Cape Town

Rugby Championship

 

6 Sep Australia 24 – 23 South Africa Patersons Stadium, Perth
6 Sep New Zealand 28 – 9 Argentina McLean Park, Napier

Bonus point Springboks smash Wallabies

The Springboks have made a massive statement in this year’s Rugby Championship by smashing the Wallabies in ResultsBrisbane 12 – 38.

With four tries from Coenie Oosthuizen (5min), Jean de Villiers (60min), Zane Kirchner (66min), and Willie le Roux (69min) the Boks will take top spot on the log as they turn their sights on the All Blacks next weekend.

SCORERS:
Australia – Penalties: Christian Lealiifano (4).
South Africa – Tries: Coenie Oosthuizen, Jean de Villiers, Zane Kirchner, Willie le Roux. Conversions: Morne Steyn (3). Penalties: Steyn (4).

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Rugby Championships: Most Valuable Player Awards

Your votes have been counted and collated and all you Rugby Window followers have decided who should be theRW – MVP’s of the inaugural Rugby Championship.

Forwards MVP: Richie McCaw (NZ) – 35% of the vote

What a performance from the Veteran, he captained the world champions with distinction and always lead from the front. despite his age he just keeps getting better and better. We will surely miss him in next years Super Rugby competition as he takes a 6 month break from rugby in an attempt to prolong his career.

Runner up: Francois Louw (SA) – 25% of the vote

Nominated: Nathan Sharpe (AUS), Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe  (ARG), Eben Etzebeth (SA), Kieran Read (NZ), Radiki Samo (AUS), Rodrigo Roncero (ARG).

Backs MVP: Brian Habana (SA) – 43.5% of the vote

HE’S BACK! The best wing in the world and the South African record try scorer is truly back to his best, he is playing with confidence, pace and that infectious smile that show just how much he loves his job! He scored 7 tries including a memorable hat-trick against the Wallabies in Pretoria and did well to fend off the votes for All Black Israel Dagg who came in at a very close second.

Runner up: Isreal Dagg (NZ) – 39.1% of the vote

Nominated: Berrick Barnes (AUS), Jean de Villiers (SA),Juan Martin Hernandez (ARG), Cory Jane (NZ), Adam Ashley-Cooper (AUS), Lucas Gonzalez Amorosino (ARG).

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