Ken Borland
Sports Journalist
3 minute read
25 Jun 2022
8:30 am

Finally — the day rugby in SA returns to ‘La Vida Normal’

Ken Borland

It is important SA Rugby lance this festering boil of malcontent over the Currie Cup.

South African rugby is celebrating a return to normality. Picture: Juan Jose Gasparini/Gallo Images

Saturday is the day when South African rugby returns to, as the Spanish would say, La Vida Normal (the normal life) as the former national sport can once again be played in front of full stadiums of spectators. Although, seeing as though it is Griquas and the Pumas who will contest the Currie Cup final in Kimberley on Saturday afternoon, we might be heading into a new normal for rugby. Griquas have actually won the Currie Cup three times, although the last time they did it was in 1970, which was also their last appearance in the final. The Pumas,...