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The Lions continued to set the pace in this year's Absa Currie Cup with a 36-27 victory over the Blue Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.
There was the big one - the tense Interschools in Paarl with a surprise result - surprise if you are not an ardent Gimmie that is. Framesby beat Grey convincingly in PE and Bishops fought off a powerful comeback by St Andrew's, while George, Hermanus and Union High won their FNB Classic Clashes.
Free State Cheetahs openside flanker Heinrich Brüssow is back with the Springboks and looks set to make his international comeback in the 2011 Tri-Nations - at last.
On a calm Boland afternoon the restful town of Paarl was anything but calm as chaotic emotions burst out at the Faure Street Stadium near the centre of the town as Paarl Rock looked impassively down from his lofty position. It was the day of Interschools, an FNB Classic Clash, and a day with a topsy turvy result as, against the odds, Paarl Gim beat Paarl Boys' High 22-21.
Sharks coach John Plumtree believes that the difference between his side and their hosts in Kimberley on Friday night was that the Griquas simply made better use of the opportunities they were presented with.
Otago's Carisbrook farewell match ended in disaster for home side, as neighbours Southland spoilt the party by winning 19-12.
The Golden Lions continued their unbeaten start to the Currie Cup season with a hard-fought 36-27 victory over the Blue Bulls in an ill-disciplined clash at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
Wales back Morgan Stoddart's dreams of playing in next month's World Cup in New Zealand are over after he broke his ankle during a 23-19 warm-up defeat by England at Twickenham on Saturday.
A first international try by Jo Ansbro saw Scotland grab a late 10-6 win over Ireland in their rugby union World Cup warm-up Test match at Murrayfield on Saturday.
England held off a spirited Wales 23-19 at Twickenham on Saturday to win their opening World Cup warm-up match.
Wallabies skipper Rocky Elsom admitted that their 30-14 loss to New Zealand wasn't helped by their inability to turn possession and territory into points in the first half.
A flawless goal-kicking performance from Cheetahs flyhalf Sias Ebersohn sealed a tense 28-22 victory over Western Province who had led for much of the game in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw admitted that his side wanted to leave Eden Park, the World Cup final venue, with happy memories.
The Wallabies battled to assert themselves over their trans-Tasman rivals in Auckland on Saturday, and despite showing admirable fight they were let down by key players who failed to step up on the night.
All Blacks coach Graham Henry was bullish about his side's excellent performance against the Wallabies and cut a very confident figure with his eyes fixed on the World Cup.
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