Pretoria Police beat Durbanville-Bellville 36-25 on Monday to advance to the national club championship semi-finals.
The men from Blue Bulls country proved too strong for their Cape counterparts, running in five tries. The result sees Durbell, one of the pre-tournament favourites, dropping out of the title race.
Pretoria Police will now play hosts Rustenburg Impala in Wednesday’s Cup semi-finals. College Rovers will tackle Old Selbornians in the other play-off.
Wednesday’s Plate semi-finals will see Noordelikes playing Bloemfontein Police, and Naka Bulls playing Welkom Rovers.
SARU CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP QUARTER-FINAL RESULTS
Roodepoort (Golden Lions) 19 Rustenburg Impala (Leopards) 31
Pretoria Police (Blue Bulls) 36 Durbanville-Bellville (WP) 25
Despatch (EP) 30 College Rovers (KZN) 41
Old Selbornians (Border) 28 Brakpan (Valke) 26
Naka Bulls (Blue Bulls Inv) 25 Villagers Worcester (Boland) 23
Bloemfontein Police (Free State) 22 Sishen (Griquas) 17
White River (Mpumalanga) 30 Noordelikes (Limpopo) 38
Welkom Rovers (Griffons) 37 Blanco (SWD) 22