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Griffons
Location: Velkom
Founded in 1968
Feeder of: Cheetahs
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South Africa - Currie Cup Premier Division06/09/2019Pumas - Griffons49-5
South Africa - Currie Cup First Division30/08/2019Jaguares XV - Griffons27-13
South Africa - Currie Cup First Division24/08/2019Griffons - EP Elephants62-31
South Africa - Currie Cup First Division17/08/2019Boland Cavaliers - Griffons20-20
South Africa - Currie Cup First Division10/08/2019Griffons - Border Bulldogs45-15
Historical names
First seasonLast seasonTeam name
19681998Northern Free State
Honours list
CompetitionTitlesRunners up
Vodacom Shield 10
South Africa - W.V. Simkins Trophy 02
South Africa - Currie Cup First Division 41
South Africa - Paul Roos Trophy 10
Team History
Season: 
2019Defeated in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Premier Division and Finalist in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Seventh in Northern Section in South Africa - SuperSport Rugby Challenge
2018Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Fourth in Central Section in South Africa - SuperSport Rugby Challenge
2017Defeated in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Premier Division and Winner in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Fifth in Central Section in South Africa - SuperSport Rugby Challenge
2016Winner in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Ninth in South Africa - Qualifiers
2015Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Fifth in South Africa - Qualifiers and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2014Winner in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Third in South Africa - Qualifiers and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2013Sixth in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2012Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Seventh in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2011Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Fifth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2010Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2009Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2008Defeated in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Premier Division and Winner in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Seventh in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2007Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Seventh in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2006Sixth in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Eleventh in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2005Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Seventh in Section B in South Africa - Qualifiers and Seventh in Section Y in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
2004Sixth in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Seventh in South Africa - Vodacom Shield
2003Sixth in South Africa - Currie Cup First Division and Eighth in South Africa - Qualifiers and Seventh in South Africa - Vodacom Shield
2002Sixth in South Africa - Bankfin Cup and Seventh in Section X in South Africa - Qualifiers and Seventh in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup and Fifth in South Africa - Vodacom Shield
2001Fifth in South Africa - Bankfin Cup and Sixth in Section X in South Africa - Qualifiers and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup and Winner in South Africa - Vodacom Shield
2000Sixth in South Africa - Bankfin Cup and Seventh in Section X in South Africa - Qualifiers and Seventh in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
1999Thirteenth in South Africa - Currie Cup and Sixth in Northern Section in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
1998Fourteenth in South Africa - Currie Cup and Sixth in Section B in South Africa - Vodacom Cup
1997Twelfth in South Africa - Currie Cup and Ninth in South Africa - Bankfin Nite Series
1996Sixth in Section B in South Africa - Currie Cup and Fourth in Section B in South Africa - Bankfin Nite Series
1995Fourth in South Africa - Currie Cup Central A
1994Fourth in South Africa - Currie Cup Central A and Second in South Africa - W.V. Simkins Trophy and Defeated in Round of 16 in South Africa - Lion Cup
1993Third in South Africa - Currie Cup Central A and Third in W. V. Simkins Trophy (Central A teams) in South Africa - Currie Cup / Central Series and Defeated in Round of 16 in South Africa - Lion Cup
1992Third in South Africa - Currie Cup Central A and Second in South Africa - W.V. Simkins Trophy and Defeated in Round of 16 in South Africa - Lion Cup
1991Second in South Africa - Currie Cup Central A and Third in W. V. Simkins Trophy (Central A teams) in South Africa - Currie Cup / Central Series and Defeated in Quarter finals in South Africa - Lion Cup
1990Eighth in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A (relegated to Currie Cup Central A) and Defeated in Round of 16 in South Africa - Lion Cup
1989Seventh in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A and Defeated in Round of 16 in South Africa - Lion Cup
1988Winner in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A and Winner in Final in South Africa - Currie Cup Division B (promoted to Currie Cup Division A) and Defeated in Quarter finals in South Africa - Lion Cup
1987Defeated in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A (relegated to Currie Cup Division B) and Defeated in Quarter finals in South Africa - Lion Cup
1986Defeated in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A and Defeated in Round of 16 in South Africa - Lion Cup
1985Winner in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A
1984Winner in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A
1983Winner in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A and Winner in South Africa - Currie Cup Division B (promoted to Currie Cup Division A)
1982Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A and Second in South Africa - Currie Cup Division B
1981Defeated in Semifinals in South Africa - Currie Cup Division A and Second in South Africa - Currie Cup Division B
1980??? in South Africa - Currie Cup Division B
1979Winner in Playout in South Africa - Currie Cup Division B
1978??? in ??? in South Africa - Currie Cup (relegated to Currie Cup Division B)
1977??? in ??? in South Africa - Currie Cup
1976??? in ??? in South Africa - Currie Cup
1975??? in ??? in South Africa - Currie Cup
1974Seventh in Section A in South Africa - Currie Cup
1973??? in ??? in South Africa - Currie Cup
1972??? in South Africa - Paul Roos Trophy
1971??? in South Africa - Paul Roos Trophy
1970Winner in South Africa - Paul Roos Trophy
1969??? in South Africa - Paul Roos Trophy