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Griquas and Valke lead Currie Cup qualifying race

Friday 11 July 2014

Undefeated Currie Cup table leaders Griquas return to Currie Cup qualifying action on Saturday when they host the Valke in Kimberley.
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Kings warm up for Currie Cup against Sharks

Friday 4 July 2014

With the Currie Cup competition just around the corner, EP Kings rugby coach Carlos Spencer says his players remain highly motivated for their warm-up match against a Sharks XV in Port Elizabeth on Friday.
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Bulls lose their kicking coach to Western Province

Monday 23 June 2014

The Blue Bulls company have revealed that Bulls and Blue Bulls kicking consultant Vlok Cilliers will take up an offer from the Western Province Rugby Union from July 2014.
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Duncan takes over as Cheetahs Currie Cup coach

Thursday 5 June 2014

Former captain Rory Duncan will coach the Free State Cheetahs in the 2014 Currie Cup as Naka Drotske will be sent to the UK for further coaching insight.
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Straeuli appointed as Golden Lions new CEO

Thursday 22 May 2014

Golden Lions Rugby Union President Kevin de Klerk has confirmed that CEO Manie Booysen will hand over his position to current General Manager: Professional Rugby, Rudolf Straeuli.
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Macleod-Henderson to coach Sharks in Currie Cup

Wednesday 30 April 2014

The Sharks have announced that Brad Macleod-Henderson will coach the Sharks in the 2014 Currie Cup tournament and he will be assisted by Sean Everitt and Paul Anthony.
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Currie Cup fixtures for 2014 announced

Tuesday 11 March 2014

The South African Rugby Union have announced the fixtures for the Currie Cup Qualifying Competition and the new eight-team Premier Division which starts in August.
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Frans Ludeke to coach Blue Bulls in Currie Cup

Friday 7 March 2014

The Blue Bulls have announced that Bulls Super Rugby coach Frans Ludeke will coach the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup this year.
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Carlos Spencer named EP Currie Cup coach

Thursday 20 February 2014

Carlos Spencer who joined Eastern Province rugby in December last year has been named as the new head coach of the Eastern Province Kings for the 2014 Currie Cup season.
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Currie Cup format expanded to eight teams

Friday 14 February 2014

The Currie Cup will feature an eight-team Premier Division and a new qualification round, following the decision to expand the top flight the South African Rugby Union announced on Thursday.
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Currie Cup restructuring meeting postponed

Tuesday 28 January 2014

Special General Council Meeting to discuss the restructuring of the Currie Cup has been postponed, the SA Rugby Union (Saru) said in a statement on Tuesday.
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Rhodes to face Currie Cup hearing for last season

Tuesday 21 January 2014

Western Province and Stormers forward Michael Rhodes will appear before a South African Rugby Union (SARU) judicial committee on Thursday for a dangerous tackle in the Currie Cup final against The Sharks
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Carlos Spencer joins Eastern Province Rugby

Tuesday 10 December 2013

Former Golden Lions assistant coach and All Black flyhalf Carlos Spencer has joined the EP Kings coaching ranks for the 2014 season on a five year contract
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Currie Cup to stay with 6 teams for 2014

Friday 6 December 2013

South African Rugby officials have advised that a proposal to expand the Currie Cup Premier Division to eight teams in 2014 was withdrawn
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SA Rugby to decide on 2014 Currie Cup format

Friday 6 December 2013

The South African Rugby Union (Saru) are expected to decide whether to expand the Currie Cup premier division from six to eight teams in 2014 at their general meeting on Friday.
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Lambie happier after winning Currie Cup title

Thursday 31 October 2013

Sharks' back Patrick Lambie was delighted by the turnout of fans in the streets of Durban on Wednesday to celebrate their Currie Cup rugby success against Western Province at the weekend.
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The Currie Cup is also often called the Absa Currie Cup due to Sponsorship reasons. The ABSA Currie Cup features rugby teams such as the Blue Bulls, Natal Sharks, Free State Cheetahs, Western Province, Griquas, Lions, Leopards and the Pumas.

The ABSA Currie Cup is the world's oldest running Rugby tournament and is held each year in South Africa. The ABSA Currie Cup dates back to 1889 and is usually held between June and October.

The current ABSA Currie Cup Rugby format sees the competition split into two Rugby divisions.Six rugby teams are in the Premier Division, and contest the ABSA Currie Cup.

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Currie Cup table (Premier Division)              Currie Cup Table
1. W.Province 10 8 0 2 245 201 44 1 37
2. Sharks 10 7 3 0 271 223 48 5 33
3. Cheetahs 10 5 5 0 262 238 24 6 26
4. 10 4 5 1 326 296 30 8 26
5. Blue Bulls 10 3 6 1 225 235 -28 3 17
6. Griquas 10 1 9 0 208 326 -118 7 11

(Updated each Monday to check with officials)

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