Stage is set for rip-roaring rugby

The quarterfinal line-up for the R1million 2009 Vodacom Cup on Wednesday and Thursday was confirmed after a dramatic final round of league fixtures at the weekend.

The quarterfinal line-up for the R1million 2009 Vodacom Cup on Wednesday and Thursday was confirmed after a dramatic final round of league fixtures at the weekend.

South winners, the Sharks, will host the Golden Lions, who secured fourth place ahead of the Pumas in the North section with a 59-26 victory over the Valke in Johannesburg on Saturday.

The Pumas lost out on the last-eight spot after going down 24-37 to the Blue Bulls in Witbank also on Saturday.

The Blue Bulls secured themselves a home quarter-final against Western Province while the Free State will clash against the GWK Griquas in Kimberley.

The Griquas ended up second in the North section after a one-sided 87-31 annihilation of the Griffons on Saturday.

The SWD Eagles beat the Border Bulldogs 20-13 in their final league match to finish second in the South section and earn a home tie against the Platinum Leopards in George.

The final match of the weekend saw the Boland Cavaliers beat the Mighty Elephants 34-8 in Humansdorp on Saturday.

Confirmed quarterfinal line-up: Blue Bulls vs WP, Sharks vs Golden Lions, Griquas vs Free State and Eagles vs Leopards. - Sapa

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