Past weekend’s rugby results

Currie Cup

Sep 27 Griquas 8 – 46 Golden Lions GWK Park, Kimberley
Sep 27 Sharks 53 – 24 Eastern Province Kings Kings Park, Durban
Sep 26 Free State Cheetahs 22 – 31 Blue Bulls Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Sep 26 Pumas 23 – 37 Western Province Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit

Rugby Championship

Sep 27 South Africa 28 – 10 Australia Newlands, Cape Town
Sep 27 Argentina 13 – 34 New Zealand Estadio Ciudad de La Plata, La Plata

 

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Rugby fixtures: September 28th -29th

Rugby Championship
Sat: 17:00 CAT South Africa Australia Loftus Versfled, Pretoria
        01:10 CAT Argentina New Zealand Estadio Gigante de Arroyita, Rosario
Currie Cup
Fri:  19:10 CAT Sharks Blue Bulls Kings Park, Durban
Sat: 14:00 CAT Western Province Golden Lions Newlands Stadium , Cape Town
        14:00 CAT Cheetahs Griquas Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

Frans Steyn recovering well

Springbok coach Heyeke Meyer will be pleased to see that his star center Frans Steyn is recovering well from right ankle injury.

The big centre was on crutches on Monday at practicebut after x-rays last night the team doctor has given him the go ahead to attend training on Wednesday.

“The x-rays were clear and the swelling has settled nicely. We’re hoping to get him to do some training on Wednesday,” said Springbok team doctor Craig Roberts.

Steyn injured his ankle during a team warm up on Monday and has been side-lined since then, fans will be hopeful that the powerful runner will recover sufficiently to start the match against the Ausies on Saturday.

Other injury concerns in the squad include; lock Flip van der Merwe (calf), flank Jacques Potgieter (groin) and wing Lwazi Mvovo (hamstring). They will be tested for fitness later in the week.

However three other players that were absent from training on Monday; props Tendai Mtawarira (stomach bug) and Coenie Oosthuizen (muscle stiffness) and flyhalf Johan Goosen, all made appearances on the practice field earlier today.

MM