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Currie Cup

Currie Cup 1997

Final results

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTBLB
1Western Province58131201567286281100Qualified to semifinals
2Natal Sharks5713120156624132581
3Free State Cheetahs54131102651234417100
4Gauteng Lions451390456239916381
5Blue Bulls40138053823414162
6Griqualand West39137154103139781
7Boland38136164643867893
8SWD Eagles3613706362365-344
9Mpumalanga Pumas2213409321438-11742
10Gauteng Falcons18133010349600-25151
11Border17133010277569-29241
12Northern Free State17133010344744-40050
13North West16133010346507-16140
14Eastern Province12132011284462-17822

Blue
Bulls
BolandBorderEastern
Province
Free
State
Cheetahs
Gauteng
Falcons
Gauteng
Lions
Griqualand
West
Mpumalanga
Pumas
Natal
Sharks
North
West
Northern
Free
State
SWD
Eagles
Western
Province
Blue
Bulls
-26-2340-919-1515-1233-2834-3618-30
Boland-40-2259-3333-3517-3731-4254-2329-30
Border20-39-28-233-505-1341-2356-2316-20
Eastern
Province
23-29-45-1713-4626-5718-723-39
Free
State
Cheetahs
57-2738-2275-19-38-24106-069-1522-31
Gauteng
Falcons
26-2357-293-38-24-4529-3539-3122-34
Gauteng
Lions
83-2124-5379-32-46-3727-2660-34
Griqualand
West
28-2843-34-13-2463-1843-176-30
Mpumalanga
Pumas
16-3628-2019-5613-36-66-3529-30
Natal
Sharks
76-623-1156-1041-1729-19-69-1434-22
North
West
17-3866-1524-3821-4730-3-17-45
Northern
Free
State
32-7531-1851-2517-8917-6129-44-24-43
SWD
Eagles
17-2422-1320-2522-2664-31-26-32
Western
Province
52-3456-1575-3253-1652-752-18-

Final phase
SemifinalsFinal
Western Province
10/18/1997 - 38-18Western Province
10/25/1997 - 14-12
Gauteng LionsWestern Province
Natal Sharks
10/18/1997 - 22-40
Free State Cheetahs
Free State Cheetahs

Matches schedule
25/10/1997 - Final
Western Province - Free State Cheetahs14-12
18/10/1997 - Semifinals
Natal Sharks - Free State Cheetahs22-40
Western Province - Gauteng Lions38-18
12/10/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Lions - Free State Cheetahs24-53
11/10/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - Natal Sharks33-28
Boland - Mpumalanga Pumas17-37
Border - Eastern Province28-23
Northern Free State - North West29-44
10/10/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Falcons - Griqualand West24-45
SWD Eagles - Western Province26-32
05/10/1997 - Regular season
Free State Cheetahs - Boland38-22
04/10/1997 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Gauteng Falcons45-17
North West - SWD Eagles17-45
Western Province - Blue Bulls52-34
03/10/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Lions - Border83-21
Mpumalanga Pumas - Northern Free State66-35
28/09/1997 - Regular season
Border - Free State Cheetahs3-50
27/09/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - Griqualand West15-12
Natal Sharks - North West69-14
Northern Free State - Gauteng Lions17-89
26/09/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Falcons - Mpumalanga Pumas29-35
21/09/1997 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Natal Sharks26-57
20/09/1997 - Regular season
Boland - Border40-22
Free State Cheetahs - Northern Free State106-0
Gauteng Lions - Gauteng Falcons79-32
Griqualand West - Western Province6-30
Mpumalanga Pumas - SWD Eagles29-30
19/09/1997 - Regular season
North West - Blue Bulls17-38
14/09/1997 - Regular season
Western Province - North West52-18
13/09/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Falcons - Free State Cheetahs3-38
Natal Sharks - Mpumalanga Pumas29-19
Northern Free State - Boland32-75
SWD Eagles - Gauteng Lions20-25
12/09/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - Eastern Province40-9
07/09/1997 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Western Province23-39
06/09/1997 - Regular season
Boland - Gauteng Falcons59-33
Border - Northern Free State56-23
Free State Cheetahs - SWD Eagles69-15
Mpumalanga Pumas - Blue Bulls16-36
Natal Sharks - Gauteng Lions41-17
05/09/1997 - Regular season
North West - Griqualand West21-47
31/08/1997 - Regular season
Natal Sharks - Free State Cheetahs23-11
30/08/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - Gauteng Lions19-15
SWD Eagles - Boland17-24
Western Province - Mpumalanga Pumas52-7
29/08/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Falcons - Border57-29
Griqualand West - Eastern Province43-34
17/08/1997 - Regular season
Western Province - Gauteng Lions53-16
16/08/1997 - Regular season
Boland - Natal Sharks31-42
Border - SWD Eagles16-20
Free State Cheetahs - Blue Bulls57-27
Mpumalanga Pumas - Griqualand West13-36
15/08/1997 - Regular season
Eastern Province - North West18-7
Northern Free State - Gauteng Falcons51-25
10/08/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Lions - Griqualand West46-37
09/08/1997 - Regular season
Free State Cheetahs - Western Province22-31
Natal Sharks - Border76-6
North West - Mpumalanga Pumas30-3
SWD Eagles - Northern Free State64-31
08/08/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - Boland26-23
03/08/1997 - Regular season
Border - Blue Bulls20-39
02/08/1997 - Regular season
Boland - Western Province29-30
Gauteng Falcons - SWD Eagles22-34
Gauteng Lions - North West60-34
Mpumalanga Pumas - Eastern Province28-20
Northern Free State - Natal Sharks17-61
01/08/1997 - Regular season
Free State Cheetahs - Griqualand West38-24
27/07/1997 - Regular season
Western Province - Border56-15
26/07/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - Northern Free State34-36
Eastern Province - Gauteng Lions13-46
Griqualand West - Boland28-28
Natal Sharks - Gauteng Falcons56-10
25/07/1997 - Regular season
North West - Free State Cheetahs24-38
19/07/1997 - Regular season
SWD Eagles - Eastern Province22-13
13/07/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Lions - Mpumalanga Pumas27-26
12/07/1997 - Regular season
Boland - North West54-23
Gauteng Falcons - Blue Bulls26-23
Griqualand West - Natal Sharks13-24
Northern Free State - Western Province24-43
11/07/1997 - Regular season
Free State Cheetahs - Eastern Province75-19
29/06/1997 - Regular season
Border - Griqualand West5-13
22/06/1997 - Regular season
Border - Mpumalanga Pumas41-23
20/06/1997 - Regular season
SWD Eagles - Natal Sharks22-26
15/06/1997 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Boland23-29
14/06/1997 - Regular season
Blue Bulls - SWD Eagles18-30
Mpumalanga Pumas - Free State Cheetahs19-56
North West - Border66-15
Western Province - Gauteng Falcons75-32
13/06/1997 - Regular season
Griqualand West - Northern Free State63-18
08/06/1997 - Regular season
Natal Sharks - Western Province34-22
07/06/1997 - Regular season
Boland - Gauteng Lions33-35
Northern Free State - Eastern Province31-18
06/06/1997 - Regular season
Gauteng Falcons - North West39-31
31/05/1997 - Regular season
Griqualand West - SWD Eagles43-17