The Xerox Golden Lions produced a mature performance to beat the Tafel Lager Griquas 32-19 in their Currie Cup semifinal to book their first final since 2015.
Xerox Golden Lions – Tries: Madosh Tambwe, Stean Pienaar, Hacjivah Dayimani, Marnus Schoeman. Conversions: Shaun Reynolds (4). Penalties: Reynolds (2).
Tafel Lager Griquas – Tries: Chris Smit. Conversion: George Whitehead. Penalties: Whitehead (4).
While Junior Pokomela scored a brace as the Cheetahs claimed a riveting 51-30 win over the Sharks to book their place in the final of the 2019 Currie Cup.
Cheetahs – Tries: Junior Pokomela (2), William Small-Smith, Ruan Pienaar, Joseph Dweba, Ox Nche, Jasper Wiese. Conversions: Tian Schoeman, Pienaar (3). Penalties: Schoeman (2).
Sharks – Tries: Curwin Bosch (2), Sanele Nohamba, Lwazi Mvovo. Conversions: Bosch (2). Penalty: Bosch (2).
With the result the Free State Cheetahs will host the Golden Lions in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein next Saturday.