Currie Cup Finals History


The first Currie Cup final was played in 1939, but it only became an annual event from 1968 onwards. It's a little bit of history that our team, then known as Transvaal, won the very first Currie Cup final ever played.


Previous winners (58 Finals):
1939 - Transvaal beat Western Province 17 - 6 in Cape Town
1946 - Northern Transvaal beat Western Province 11 - 9 in Pretoria
1947 - Western Province beat Transvaal 16 - 12 in Cape Town
1950 - Transvaal beat Western Province 22 - 11 in Johannesburg
1952 - Transvaal beat Boland 11 - 9 in Wellington
1954 - Western Province beat Northern Transvaal 11 - 8 in Cape Town
1956 - Northern Transvaal beat Natal 9 - 8 in Durban
1968 - Northern Transvaal beat Transvaal 16 - 3 in Pretoria
1969 - Northern Transvaal beat Western Province 28 - 13 in Pretoria
1970 - Griquas beat Northern Transvaal 11 - 9 in Kimberley
1971 - Transvaal and Northern Transvaal drew 14 all in Johannesburg
1972 - Transvaal beat Eastern Transvaal 25 - 19 in Springs
1973 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 30 - 22 in Pretoria
1974 - Northern Transvaal beat Transvaal 17 - 15 in Pretoria
1975 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 12 - 6 in Bloemfontein
1976 - Free State beat Western Province 33 - 16 in Bloemfontein
1977 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 27 - 12 in Pretoria
1978 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 13 - 9 in Bloemfontein
1979 - Northern Transvaal and Western Province drew 15 all in Cape Town
1980 - Northern Transvaal beat Western Province 39 - 9 in Pretoria
1981 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 23 - 6 in Pretoria
1982 - Western Province beat Northern Transvaal 24 - 7 in Cape Town
1983 - Western Province beat Northern Transvaal 9 - 3 in Pretoria
1984 - Western Province beat Natal 19 - 9 in Cape Town
1985 - Western Province beat Northern Transvaal 22 - 15 in Cape Town
1986 - Western Province beat Transvaal 22 - 9 in Cape Town
1987 - Northern Transvaal beat Transvaal 24 - 18 in Johannesburg
1988 - Northern Transvaal beat Western Province 19 - 18 in Pretoria
1989 - Northern Transvaal and Western Province drew 16 all in Cape Town
1990 - Natal beat Northern Transvaal 18 - 12 in Pretoria
1991 - Northern Transvaal beat Transvaal 27 - 15 in Pretoria
1992 - Natal beat Transvaal 14 - 13 in Johannesburg
1993 - Transvaal beat Natal 21 - 15 in Durban
1994 - Transvaal beat Free State 56 - 33 in Bloemfontein
1995 - Natal beat Western Province 25 - 17 in Durban
1996 - Natal beat Transvaal 33 - 15 in Johannesburg
1997 - Western Province beat Free State 14 - 12 in Cape Town
1998 - Northern Transvaal beat Western Province 24 - 20 in Pretoria
1999 - Transvaal beat Natal 32 - 9 in Durban
2000 - Western Province beat Natal 25 - 15 in Durban
2001 - Western Province beat Natal 29 - 24 in Cape Town
2002 - Northern Transvaal beat Transvaal 31 - 7 in Johannesburg
2003 - Northern Transvaal beat Natal 40-19 in Pretoria
2004 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 42-33 in Pretoria
2005 - Free State beat Northern Transvaal 29-25 in Pretoria
2006 - Free State and Northern Transvaal drew 28 all in Bloemfontein
2007 - Free State beat Transvaal 20-18 in Bloemfontein
2008 - Natal beat Northern Transvaal 14-9 in Durban
2009 - Northern Transvaal beat Free State 36-24 in Pretoria
2010 - Natal beat Western Province 30-10 in Durban
2011 - Transvaal beat Natal 42-16 in Johannesburg
2012 - Western Province beat Natal 25-18 in Durban
2013 - Natal beat Western Province 33-19 in Newlands
2014 - Western Province beat Transvaal 19-16 in Newlands
2015 - Transvaal beat Western Province 32-24 in Johannesburg
2016 - Free State beat Northern Transvaal 36-16 in Bloemfontein
2017 - Western Province beat Natal 33-21 in Durban
2018 - Natal beat Western Province 17-12 in Cape Town


Team Summary
Northern Transvaal Played 32, Won 19, Shared 4
Western Province Played 28, Won 13, Shared 2
Transvaal Played 21, Won 9, Shared 1
Natal Played 18, Won 8
Free State Played 14, Won 4, Shared 1
Griquas Played 1, Won 1
Boland Played 1, Won 0
Eastern Transvaal Played 1, Won 0