South Africa - Currie Cup


The Currie Cup, an inter-provincial competition, was first held in 1892 and last in 1990.

Palmares (possibly incomplete)

Year    Winners                                           Runners-Up

1892    Western Province                              bt  Griqualand West
1893      not held
1894    Transvaal                                         Western Province
1895    Western Province                                  Natal 
1896    Natal                                             Transvaal
1897      not held
1898    Natal                                             Western Province
1899    Transvaal                                     5-1 Natal
1904    Western Province
1905    Frontier 
1906    Transvaal
1908    Western Province                              
1911    Oranje Vrijstaat and Transvaal                 [shared]
1912    Transvaal
1914    Western Province
1922    Transvaal
1923    Western Province
1925    Transvaal                                     1-1 Natal
1926    Transvaal
1928    Natal                                         3-2 Transvaal
1929    Natal  
1930    Transvaal                                     bt  Western Province 
1932    Transvaal
1933    Southern Transvaal
1936    Natal  
1938    Natal, Northern Transvaal, Southern Transvaal [shared]
1940    Southern Transvaal
1948    Southern Transvaal                            
1949    Southern Transvaal
1952    Natal                                         3-2 Western Province 
1953      not held 
1954    Natal                                         4-1 Eastern Transvaal
1955    Western Province
1956    Western Province
1957    Natal  
1959    Rhodesia                                      [Eastern Transvaal lost semifinal]
1965    Western Province
1966    Natal  
1967    Western Province
1968    Natal  
1969    Southern Transvaal
1970    Natal  
1971    Western Province
1972    Southern Transvaal 
1973      Southern Transvaal                          [shared]
1974    Southern Transvaal
1975    Eastern Province and Natal                    [shared]
1976    Western Province
1977    Bunkers Hill
1978    Defence                                       bt  Eastern Province 
1980    Eastern Province 
1981    Eastern Province 
1982    Natal  
1983      Bunkers Hill                                [shared]
1984    Western Province
1985    Southern Transvaal 
1986    Natal  
1988    Natal  
1989    Western Province

NB: missing seasons not known.   
 
NB: Transvaal won 10 times (once shared) up to and including 1932
      (all listed above), after which the FA was split in 3 parts:
      Eastern, Northern and Southern Transvaal;
    Natal won 16 times (twice shared; all listed above);
    Western Province won 14 times (all listed above);
    Rhodesia won the tournament once, in 1959; they first entered
      in 1908 (see below);
    Frontier FA became Border FA in 1951 and later East London FA
      and Bunkers Hill FA.

Rhodesian results 1908-1935

1908

In Johannesburg
 
Rhodesia     - Transvaal 1-5 (Percy)
             - W.Province 0-4
             - Griqualand W 1-1 (Bruce)
             - Natal 1-4
             - Orange River Colony 2-4 (Percy, og)
             - Frontier 3-0 (Cooke, AG Williams 2)
             - E.Province 1-1 (AG Williams)

1911

In Maritzburg
 
Rhodesia     - Orange Free State 0-4
             - Natal 1-4 (Green)
             - Frontier 3-0 (Green, Allen 2)
             - W.Province 1-2 (GPL Matthews)
             - E.Province 1-3 (B.Matthews)
             - Griqualand W 1-0 (Allen)
             - Transvaal 0-4
 

1922

In Johannesburg
 
Rhodesia     - E.Province 2-1 (MC Kenzie, Linde)
             - Frontier 2-1 (Packer, Goveia)
             - W.Province 2-3 (FH Morgan, Mc Kenzie)
             - Transvaal 1-1 (Goveia)
             - Natal 0-1
 

1923
                
In Durban
 
Rhodesia     - Natal 1-5 (Rayne)
             - W.Province 0-2
             - Frontier 1-0 (Mc Kenzie)
             - Transvaal 1-4 (TP Morgan)
             - E.Province 0-2

South Africa Champions
South Africa Cup Winners (club teams)

About this document

Sources: [Tho 35] (for Rhodesian scores), [Sin 83], [Bak 01], [Raa 02]

Thanks to Steve Hall for information on 1978

Prepared and maintained by Hans Schöggl and Piet Veroeveren for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Hans Schöggl and Piet Veroeveren
Last updated: 13 Oct 2016

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