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How many teams are in the Currie Cup?

How many teams are in the Currie Cup?

Current season or competition: 2020–21 Currie Cup Sport Rugby union Instituted 1890 Inaugural season 1890 Number of teams Premier Division: 7 First Division: 8

When did Western Province win the Currie Cup?

In all the other seasons, a final was played to determine the champion. In addition to the winners above, Western Province also won the South African Rugby Board Trophy in 1889. This tournament was effectively the precursor to the Currie Cup, which started in 1892. 1 Western Province and Transvaal did not compete.

Is the Currie Cup still important in South Africa?

Whilst these days the competition lags behind Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship (previously the Tri-Nations) in the order of importance, the Currie Cup still holds a special place amongst South African rugby supporters and players, with the trophy very much still the holy grail of the South African domestic rugby scene.

Who was the winner of the Currie Cup in 1891?

This competition was won by Western Province, who received the “Raadsbeker’ as the prize. This trophy now resides in the South African Rugby Museum in Cape Town. In 1891 the British Isles rugby team toured South Africa.

There were 6 participating teams in the 2013 Currie Cup Premier Division. These teams played each other twice over the course of the season, once at home and once away. Teams received four points for a win and two points for a draw.

Who are the winners of the 2013 Currie Cup?

That team played off against the team placed first in the 2013 Currie Cup First Division over two legs. The winner over these two ties (determined via team tables, with all Currie Cup ranking regulations in effect) qualified for the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division, while the losing team qualified for the 2014 Currie Cup First Division .

When was the first time extra time was used in the Currie Cup?

(*) – In the three draws (1971, 1979 and 1989), the trophy was shared. This Currie Cup Final was new – the first to produce extra time. This was the first extra time (10 minutes each way) in a Currie Cup Final.