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South Africa - Currie Cup Season: Competition overview
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Currie Cup Division A 1988

Overview
The first team in the table qualified for final.
The second qualified for semifinal against the winner of Division B.
The worst team in the table played a relegation playout against the winner of Division B.

Teams variations
Relegated to Currie Cup Division B 1988:Northern Free State
Promoted from Currie Cup Division B 1987:South West Africa

Final results

Regular season
Pos.TeamPtsPldWDLFADiffTFTA
1Northern Transvaal221211013281881403516Percy Frames Trophy winner and qualified for final
2Western Province201210023791562235315Qualified for semifinals
3South West Africa1212606254269-152730
4Transvaal1012507251253-23030
5Natal812408225292-672432
6Eastern Province612309216332-1162344
7Orange Free State612309200363-1632247Qualified for playout
Orange Free State was readmitted due to division expansion to 8 teams.

Eastern
Province
NatalNorthern
Transvaal
Orange
Free
State
South
West
Africa
TransvaalWestern
Province
Eastern
Province
-22-2018-3051-1913-318-1510-35
Natal28-9-27-3424-1532-1222-1812-31
Northern
Transvaal
49-924-6-48-1818-1622-186-24
Orange
Free
State
27-2528-1412-18-29-1519-443-43
South
West
Africa
27-1526-2415-3421-9-15-1827-34
Transvaal18-2622-1010-2136-1322-25-9-28
Western
Province
33-651-615-2424-821-2440-21-

Final phase

Playout

Matches schedule
01/10/1988 - Final
Northern Transvaal - Western Province19-18
24/09/1988 - Playout
Orange Free State - Northern Free State14-40
17/09/1988 - Semifinals
Western Province - Northern Free State26-9
10/09/1988 - Regular season
Orange Free State - South West Africa29-15
03/09/1988 - Regular season
Northern Transvaal - Natal24-6
South West Africa - Eastern Province27-15
Western Province - Orange Free State24-8
27/08/1988 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Western Province10-35
Orange Free State - Northern Transvaal12-18
Transvaal - South West Africa22-25
20/08/1988 - Regular season
Natal - Orange Free State24-15
Northern Transvaal - Eastern Province49-9
13/08/1988 - Regular season
Western Province - Transvaal40-21
06/08/1988 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Natal22-20
South West Africa - Western Province27-34
Transvaal - Northern Transvaal10-21
23/07/1988 - Regular season
Natal - Transvaal22-18
Northern Transvaal - South West Africa18-16
Orange Free State - Eastern Province27-25
02/07/1988 - Regular season
South West Africa - Natal26-24
Transvaal - Orange Free State36-13
Western Province - Northern Transvaal15-24
25/06/1988 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Transvaal8-15
Natal - Western Province12-31
18/06/1988 - Regular season
Eastern Province - South West Africa13-31
Natal - Northern Transvaal27-34
Orange Free State - Western Province3-43
11/06/1988 - Regular season
Northern Transvaal - Orange Free State48-18
South West Africa - Transvaal15-18
Western Province - Eastern Province33-6
04/06/1988 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Northern Transvaal18-30
Orange Free State - Natal28-14
Transvaal - Western Province9-28
21/05/1988 - Regular season
Natal - Eastern Province28-9
Northern Transvaal - Transvaal22-18
Western Province - South West Africa21-24
14/05/1988 - Regular season
Eastern Province - Orange Free State51-19
South West Africa - Northern Transvaal15-34
Transvaal - Natal22-10
07/05/1988 - Regular season
Natal - South West Africa32-12
Northern Transvaal - Western Province6-24
Orange Free State - Transvaal19-44
30/04/1988 - Regular season
South West Africa - Orange Free State21-9
Transvaal - Eastern Province18-26
Western Province - Natal51-6