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Currie Cup standings after penultimate round

Kenya Simbas Brian Tanga paces past a senegalese opponent. Photo Courtesy KRU.

Kenya Simbas have climbed  to eighth on the Currie Cup first division standings after picking their second win of the  competition.

The Simbas were clinical in the historic Currie Cup match played at RFUEA Grounds beating Leopards 51-35. It was the first ever Currie Cup match outside South Africa and a bonus point win saw the Simbas gain five points that have put them on 13 points on the log.

The Simbas will concluded their campaign with a match against Eastern Province Leopards  scheduled for RFUEA Grounds. It will be the final Nairobi Series match with Simbas now set to shift focus to their final preparation ahead of the Rugby Africa Cup and World Cup qualifiers scheduled for France.

Zimbabwe who are also using the matches to prepare for the France trip dropped to ninth after losing 36 – 5 to Eastern Province.  They have 12 points on the log.

Border Bulldogs remain bottom after having lost all their eight matches.

Griffons stay top with 44 points having won all their nine matches while Eastern Province are on 31 points and sit second on the log. The two are assured of a semi-final slot being in the top two slots.

Boland Kavaliers are third on the log 26. Black Lion and SWD Eagles are tied on 24 points  Valke are on 23 points with Leopards on 18 points.

 

 

Currie Cup log

Final regular season fixtures

11 June 2022

Border Bulldogs v SWD Eagles-Old Selbornians, East London
Black Lion v Leopards -Olën Park, Potchefstroom
Zimbabwe Goshawks v Falcons -SACS College, Cape Town
Kenya Simbas v Eastern Province Elephants- RFUEA Grounds

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