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Sunday rugby festival in Cape Town

Cape Town, Johannesburg and Kimberley will host the quarter-finals of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge this weekend, with three of the four matches to be televised.

DHL Western Province will host a double-header at the Green Point Track in Cape Town on Sunday, as they were the only unbeaten side in the competition and had the most log points after the pool stages.

The Capetonians will face the Toyota Free State XV (third-placed team with second most log points) while the Cell C Sharks (runner-up with most log-points) and Vodacom Blue Bulls (runner-up with second most log points) will be in action in the first quarter-final on Sunday.

As a curtain-raiser to the provincial action, SK Walmers will host Belhar in their Gold Cup Qualifier as part of the Western Province Super League.

On Saturday, the Xerox Golden Lions XV (pool winner with second most log points) and Steval Pumas (third-placed team with most log points) will square off at Emirates Airline Park in a curtain-raiser to the Vodacom Super Rugby match between the Emirates Lions and the Sunwolves.

The fourth quarter-final is on Saturday afternoon between Tafel Lager Griquas (pool winner with fewest log points) and the EP Kings (runner-up with fewest log points) at Tafel Lager Park in Kimberley.

The SuperSport Rugby Challenge quarter-finals are:

Saturday, 1 July:

14h00: Xerox Golden Lions XV v Steval Pumas (Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg) – live on SLSA
15h00: Tafel Lager Griquas v EP Kings (Tafel Lager Park, Kimberley)

Sunday, 2 July:

10h45: SK Walmers v Belhar (Green Point Track, Cape Town) – live on SS1, SLSA
12h45: Cell C Sharks XV v Vodacom Blue Bulls (Green Point Track, Cape Town) – live on SS1, SLSA
15h00: DHL Western Province v Toyota Free State XV (Green Point Track, Cape Town) – live on SS1, SLSA

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