The final week of currie cup reloaded commentary features the 2019 c. Before 1939 and in 195759, 1964 and 1966 the currie cup was decided at a tournament or by way of logs. It was the 81st edition of the competition organised by the south african rugby union and was played between 12 july and 7 september. Jaguares xv win currie cup first division title americas. It was played between 17 august and 27 october 2018 and featured the same seven teams as in 2017. This page is about currie cup 2019, rugby unionsouth africa. South africa currie cupcastle cupsupersport series. All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. The 1976 currie cup champions, arguably the great free state team of all time. This is the third video in our series on the history of the currie cup. Aug 10, 2015 history and statistics currie cup steeped in history and tradition, the absa currie cup dates back to 1889 and is one of the oldest rugby competitions in the world.
The currie cup tournament is south africas premier domestic rugby union competition, played each winter and spring, featuring teams representing either entire provinces or substantial regions within provinces. The jaguares xv jumped to the top of the log in the first division of the currie cup after securing a second win in as many weeks, while defending champions, swd, scored their first win with a solid display in george. In 2016 and 2017, the currie cup added welwitschias, a team from namibia, and in 2019, the jaguares xv from argentina. Curwin bosch of the cell c sharks evades the tackle from aj coertzen of tafel lager griquas during a currie cup match at the growthpoint kings park in durban on 4 august 2017. All season fans have been clamoring for the mitre 10 cup and after fans helped espn put the champions cup on espn3watchespn it seems the network has gone above that and will air the mitre 10 cup semi. The currie cup first division sponsored by directaxis financial services will enter its second week, and with the boland cavaliers, jaguares xv and leopards aiming to build on their winning starts, fans will be treated to another entertaining round of action.
The sponsor was a ship owner and mining magnate, donald currie, and the cup was from its very start named after him. Currie cup 2019 scores, rugby union south africa flashscore. All results listed for the northern transvaal and blue bulls in the currie cup 1979. It has over 500 pictures, historical and modern, views of each school and pictures of notables, ancient and modern. Follow live scores, currie cup latest results, currie cup 2019 scores.
The competition was won by the sharks, who beat western province 1712 in the final played on 27 october 2018. South africa currie cup the currie cup, an interprovincial competition, was first held in 1892 and last in 1990. Inspired designs on tshirts, posters, stickers, home decor, and more by independent artists and designers from around the world. Pdf great moments in world cup history download full pdf. Alem do torneio domestico, equipes da africa do sul tambem disputam o super rugby com seis equipes. This score remains the highest ever score in currie cup history. Oct 25, 2017 the currie cup is the oldest club competition in the world and is now well into its third century having first been contested in 1892. Wp crowned 2017 currie cup champions alberton record. The highest score against the blue bulls was 6326 by the wp in the 2003 currie cup season but the blue bulls had revenge in the same season beating the wp 6429 which is the highest score against the wp for the blue bulls. Currie cup 2017 ultimate rugby players, news, fixtures. Covering the springboks, bulls, stormerswestern province, sharks, cheetahs, kings and lions. This was the first extra time 10 minutes each way in a currie cup final. Sep 11, 2019 south africa currie cup the currie cup, an interprovincial competition, was first held in 1892 and last in 1990.
The currie cup kings win first division title sanzar. That is surprising considering the aggressive amateurism of the 1890s, at a time when rugby league was being born of men who wanted a little bit of monetary. A history of sharks v western province currie cup finals in that maiden season only four teams took part western province, griqualand west, transvaal and eastern province. Cape town the currie cup format is reportedly set to be changed for the 2019 edition the sunday times reported over the weekend that the 2019. Espn3 to air mitre 10 cup, currie cup, nrc this is american. Currie cup rugby gives you all the latest currie cup news on the blue bulls,sharks,western province,cheetahs,golden lions,boland cavaliers and swd,eagles. Steeped in history and tradition, the currie cup dates back to 1891. Here is a comprehensive look at the currie cup and the history thereof up to 2011. See also the morokabaloyi cup and the sam china cup. Between 1892 and 1920, the competition was held as a centralised tournament, with the team with the best record crowned as the winner. Jul 31, 2012 the currie cup premier division is only a couple of weeks away with the first division already in full swing.
The currie cup tournament is south africas premier domestic rugby union competition, played each winter and spring june to october, featuring teams representing either entire provinces or substantial regions within provinces. The currie cup became the holy grail of south african rugby, especially during the years when few tests were played. Rugby currie cup 2018 summary of the current competition. Currie cup 2018 live results, fixtures and tables on ultimaterugby. Although it is the premier domestic competition, south african teams also compete in the international super rugby and pro14 competitions. Tearful sithole gutted to miss out on currie cup final. History get youtube premium get youtube tv best of youtube music sports gaming movies tv shows news. Oct 11, 2018 four springboks, trevor nyakane, marco van staden, ivan van zyl and embrose papier, have been included in the blue bulls matchday squad. Oct 26, 2017 south african rugby news, fixtures, results, video, interviews, and more. Cricket in south africa was established by the british, and the first tour by a side from england took place in 188889. Ultimate rugby players, news, fixtures and live results. South african national anthem currie cup final 2011, lions v sharks by sangoma fm productions.
See also current seasons fixtures, currie cup results archive, and the rugby union page with all todays rugby union results and fixtures. We look at semifinals down the years, not that they have all that long a history. The currie cup the 2019 currie cup is on fire facebook. The currie cup trophy was donated to the rugby board and it became the prize for the currie cup competition. The currie cup tournament also known as the absa currie cup for sponsorship reasons is south africas premier domestic rugby. The tournament is regarded as the cornerstone of south africas rugby heritage, a. Follow currie cup 2019 standings, overall, homeaway and form last 5 matches currie cup 2019 standings. The currie cup final between the blue bulls and free state cheetahs is also available. Currie cup 2018 ultimate rugby players, news, fixtures and. It dates back to 1889 when the first provincial tournament was held. The cellc sharks are currently enjoying their most dominant currie cup season in recent history. Oct 28, 2017 there was a kind of hush all over this creaky old stadium around the 54th minute of the currie cup final. The free state cheetahs were crowned the 2019 currie cup champions after defeating the golden lions 3128 in the final in bloemfontein on saturday. The 2018 currie cup premier division was the top tier of the 2018 currie cup, the 80th edition of the annual south african rugby union competition organised by the south african rugby union.
The currie cup is one of the oldest rugby competitions, with the first games played in 1889 but it was only in 1892 that it became officially known as the currie cup. The first currie cup tournament was in 1892, the first final in 1939 and the first semifinal in 1969. A special thanks to the rugby archive for making most of these results possible to find. Western provinces redoubtable inside centre huw jones again, without seemingly much. The 2019 currie cup premier division known as the currie cup sponsored by directaxis financial services for sponsorship reasons was the top tier of the currie cup, the premier domestic rugby union competition in south africa. The trophy was presented by the sa rugby board and western province were the winners. It was the 81st edition of the competition organised by the south african rugby union and was played between 12 july and 7 september 2019. The tournament is regarded as the cornerstone of south africas rugby heritage, and the coveted gold trophy remains the most prestigious prize in south african domestic rugby.
The currie cup is south africas premier domestic rugby competition. The trophy was donated by and named after sir donald currie. Update that is of course not even mentioning the bledisloe iii match which is going to be aired on espn2. This currie cup final was new the first to produce extra time. Cheetahs crowned the 2016 currie cup champions by sabc news. Although it is the premier domestic competition, south african teams also compete in the international super rugby competition.
The currie cup is the oldest provincial rugby competition in the world and still produces brandnew springboks every season. Johannesburg the golden lions were crowned 2015 currie cup champions after defeating western province 3224 halftime 2210 in the final at ellis park on saturday. Best viewed in 1024 x 768 or better custom website creation by the computer guy web design custom website creation by the computer guy web design. Incomplete results for northern transvaal 19391978 in the currie cup. Steeped in history and tradition, the currie cup dates back to 1891 and is one of the oldest rugby competitions in the world. In this video we feature highlights of all the currie cup finals played between 1975 and 1979. If youre searching for results from an other competition with the name currie cup, please select your sport in the top menu or a category country on the left. Round 7 results, highlights and standings the pool stages of the currie cup premier division will reach a dramatic conclusion on saturday as five teams battle it out for the. In the currie cup promotionrelegation match on friday evening, tafel lager griquas outscored currie cup first division champions, the down touch griffons, nine tries to four in kimberley for an emphatic 5926 victory in a match that featured two hattricks by tafel lager griquas winger ederies arendse and down touch griffons fullback selvyn. The argentine side won the first division title by defeating the griffons 27 this afternoon in south africa. On 19 june 1891, the dunottar castle left southampton with precious cargo the touring british rugby team and the currie cup with the same conditions as had applied to the cricket cup. It was the 79th edition of the competition and was contested between 21 july and 28 october 2017. John smit on where currie cup final will be won cape town south africas premier domestic rugby tournament dates back some 129 years to 1889 the year in which the south african rugby board was. The currie cup originated as a intertoen competition in 1884 before it became an interprovincial competition in 1889 when.
All the memorable tries from the round robin stage of the 2016 currie cup season. This competition was won by western province, who received the raadsbeker as the prize. Currie cup 2018 fixtures ultimate rugby players, news. The first time it was in provincial competition was in 1892. Part of what makes the currie cup so special is the stories that get told and retold about its many golden moments. In becoming champions in south africa the accomplishment marks the second time that an argentine team has done so with the first having been the vodacom. Western province reach currie cup final by rugby week on 16th october 2015. For a fan like me this would be the perfect opportunity to rub my friends faces in it. The 2017 currie cup premier division was the top tier of the 2017 currie cup competition, an annual south african rugby union competition organised by the south african rugby union. The currie cup is the oldest club competition in the world and is now well into its third century having first been contested in 1892. South african rugby news, fixtures, results, video. Western province currie cup rugby news, log, fixtures and results.
Western province stormed into the 2015 currie cup final with a 2318 win over archrivals blue bulls at loftus versfeld on friday evening, after scores. These results were not included in the currie cup stats but feature as separate results. It is a wonderful book for those interested in schools, their histories, their people and their contribution to south african society. Status quo remains in currie cup 1 year ago by ultimate rugby. For records in the currie cup go to our records page. History currie and his cup the currie cup was, from the start, a sponsors trophy. Currie cup 2017 ultimate rugby players, news, fixtures and. Griquas finished bottom of the log, but retained their premier division status by beating the griffons in a. Former england rugby player and leading speaker, stuart abbott is available to book for all manner of corporate events, presentation evenings and other functions with the champions rugby speakers agency. In addition to the mitre 10 cup the final of the national rugby championship between the perth spirit and the nsw country eagles will be on the network. Papier, who was named on the bench, will make his currie cup debut in this highly anticipated clash against the log leaders and defending champions. The competition had its humble beginnings as an interprovince competition in 1884, but when the south african rugby board was founded in 1889 it decided to organize a national competition that would involve. There was a kind of hush all over this creaky old stadium around the 54th minute of the currie cup final.
The competition had its humble beginnings as an interprovince competition in 1884, but when the south african rugby board was founded in 1889 it decided to organize a national. The following summer, the currie cup was established as a domestic competition. This trophy now resides in the south african rugby museum in cape town. To this day the trophy remains the holy grail of south african rugby. The competition was won by western province, who beat the sharks 3321 in the final held in durban. Take a look at the latest rugby world cup standings 2015. The following summer a domestic competition, the currie cup, named after sir donald currie, who donated the trophy, began with two sides kimberley and transvaal playing against each other. Currie cup 2017 live results, fixtures and tables on ultimaterugby. The sharks are the only team which has coaching continuity between its super rugby and currie cup setups.155 396 1541 245 529 14 978 1301 202 264 157 1401 1026 1391 183 1527 730 202 778 1479 1174 642 1490 1331 910 828 1105 658 189 747 1110 1125 772 222 394 75 886 32 995 325 679 988 404 70