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Griquas Upset Bulls and Reach Currie Cup Final

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Historic Victory

Griquas, the underdogs, pulled off a remarkable upset by defeating the defending champions, the Bulls, in the Currie Cup semi-final. This victory marks their first appearance in the final since 1970.

First-Half Struggle

At halftime, Griquas trailed 7-3, with the Bulls dominating the opening half. Captain Lizo Gqoboka's try gave the Bulls an early lead, but Griquas turned the tide.

Whitehead's Heroics

George Whitehead emerged as the hero for Griquas, scoring 18 crucial points. His try and accurate kicking secured their historic win. The penalty try further extended their lead, putting history within their grasp.

Looking Ahead

Griquas now await their opponent in the final, which will be either the Cheetahs or Pumas. Their remarkable journey continues, and rugby fans eagerly anticipate the showdown.

Player Welfare Battle

While the spotlight remains on the thrilling rugby action, behind the scenes, a brewing battle over player welfare issues unfolds. Smaller unions like Griquas remain unfazed, navigating the challenges posed by MyPlayers, SA Rugby, and the URC franchises.

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