SA Rugby confirms Currie Cup semifinal schedule

Vincent Tshituka of Golden Lions celebrating with Tiaan Swanepoel of Golden Lions during the Carling Currie Cup match between Toyota Cheetahs and Xerox Golden Lions XV at Toyota Stadium on December 12, 2020 in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Vincent Tshituka of Golden Lions celebrating with Tiaan Swanepoel of Golden Lions during the Carling Currie Cup match between Toyota Cheetahs and Xerox Golden Lions XV at Toyota Stadium on December 12, 2020 in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Image: Frikkie Kapp/Gallo Images

SA Rugby has confirmed kick-off times for the eagerly anticipated Currie Cup semifinal stage next weekend to take place in Pretoria and Cape Town.

The Jukskei derby between the Bulls and the Lions at Loftus will start at 2pm on Saturday‚ January 23 while the clash between the Stormers and the Sharks at Newlands will kick off at 4.30pm.

The dates of the semifinals and final were moved out by a week respectively as a precautionary measure to ensure tournament integrity and allow the participants to manage Covid-19 challenges.

The two winning teams will battle it out in the final on Saturday‚ January 30 where the new champions will be crowned after the Cheetahs dropped out at the conclusion of the pool stage.

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