Currie Cup


Province hold on to claim the Cup

Western Province were crowned Currie Cup champions following a nailbiting 19-16 win against the Golden Lions at Newlands.
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Gary finds Gold at Sharks

INTERVIEW: New Director of Rugby Gary Gold said that leading the Sharks was beyond his wildest dreams.

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Final referee in scrum spotlight

Jan de Koning looks at one of the key aspects of the Currie Cup Final between Western Province and the Lions - refereeing at scrum-time.

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Second Phase

Currie Cup: All-Time XV

OPINION: Acclaimed writer Paul Dobson sits down to pick his best Currie Cupo team of all time. It is a fun thing to do.

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Venter joins Gold at Sharks

NEWS: The Sharks have made two key appointments - Gary Gold as Director of Rugby and Brendan Venter as Technical Director.

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Preview: CC Final - WP v Lions

There is an unusual air of anticipation ahead of the 2014 Currie Cup Final, between Western Province and the Golden Lions.

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Province have more 'winners'

The last time the Lions won the Currie Cup was 2011. Five of those players will feature at Newlands on Saturday, but the majority in the WP jersey.

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Taute returns for WP

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has kept the changes to a minimum for the Currie Cup Final clash against the Golden Lions at Newlands.

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Lions name unchanged starting XV

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has placed his faith in the same starting XV who demolished the Sharks 50-20 to reach the 2014 Currie Cup Final.

Gold deal for Sharks

EXCLUSIVE: Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold is set to return to South Africa, to take up a top job at the Sharks.

Whiteley: We have to be clinical

Golden Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his side needs to be clinical if they are to walk away from Newlands as the 2014 Currie Cup champions.

Who will crack first in the Final?

Avoid falling into the trap of playing finals football. This is the message ahead of the Currie Cup Final between WP and the Lions on Saturday.

Season a 'success' for Sharks

Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson said despite not winning a trophy this season, the overall outlook was still positive for the Durban franchise.

Province X-factor a concern for Lions

INTERVIEW: The Lions may have outscored WP in the try-count, but it is the latter who rely more on their X-factor players.

Lions pack's pace, not power, a threat

The Golden Lions are famed for their set-piece power, but it is the pace of their forwards that could trouble Western Province more.

Who will the Lions bench?

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann is set to name a virtually unchanged team for the Currie Cup Final encounter with Western Province.

Province optimistic over their Carr

Western Province are still sweating over the fitness of stars Nizaam Carr and Jaco Taute, ahead of their Currie Cup Final.

Joubert gets the Final

Craig Joubert, arguably the best referee in the world, will take charge of the Currie Cup Final between Western Province and the Golden Lions.

Fixtures Time
Results Score
Sat, 25 October 2014
Western Province v Golden Lions

  • 19 | 16
Team P W D L Pts
Western Province 10 8 0 2 39
Golden Lions 10 7 0 3 36
Sharks 10 7 1 2 33
Blue Bulls 10 6 0 4 28
FS Cheetahs 10 3 1 6 20
Pumas 10 4 0 6 20
Griquas 10 3 0 7 16
EP Kings 10 1 0 9 6