2012 Currie Cup Premier Division Results

The Currie Cup is the premier domestic rugby competition in South Africa. In 2012 the competition format was one of 2 Divisions: the Premier Division and the First Division. There was be 6 teams in the Premier Division.

Teams played each other twice on a home and away basis. After the pool play, the top 4 teams played semi-finals and the final to find the winner of each Division.

The winner of the Premier Division wins the Currie Cup.

The winner of the First Division played the bottom placed Premier Division team in a 2 match play off to determine which team plays in the Premier Division the following year.


Click this link for the Currie Cup First Division results

2012 Currie Cup Premier Division

PremierTable
Team Played Won Lost Drawn For Against BP Points
Natal Sharks 10 7 3 292 233 7 35
Golden Lions 10 6 4 285 279 4 28
Western Province 10 5 5 272 226 5 25
Blue Bulls 10 5 5 280 291 3 23
Griquas 10 4 6 250 313 4 20
Free State Cheetahs 10 3 7 268 305 6 18
           


2012 Fixtures and Results

Currie Cup
September 11 Golden Lions v Free State Cheetahs Johannesburg 43 20
Western Province v The Sharks Cape Town 23 25
Blue Bulls v Griquas Pretoria 35 20
 
September 18 The Sharks v Golden Lions Durban 30 14
Griquas v Western Province Kimberley 20 25
Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls Bloemfontein 32 18
 

September 25 Golden Lions v Western Province Johannesburg 26 23
Griquas v Free State Cheetahs Kimberley 16 29
Blue Bulls v The Sharks Pretoria 42 31
 
August 31 Golden Lions v Griquas Johannesburg 32 42
September 1 Western Province v Blue Bulls Cape Town 42 6
The Sharks v Free State Cheetahs Durban 34 32
 
September 8 Blue Bulls v Golden Lions Pretoria 23 32
Free State Cheetahs v Western Province Bloemfontein 22 29
Griquas v The Sharks Kimberley 22 15
 
September 15 Free State Cheetahs v Golden Lions Bloemfontein 23 38
The Sharks v Western Province Durban 43 27
Griquas v Blue Bulls
Kimberley 49 34
 
September 22 Golden Lions v The Sharks Johannesburg 28 22
Blue Bulls v Free State Cheetahs Pretoria 34 30
Western Province v Griquas Cape Town 45 21
 
September 28 The Sharks v Blue Bulls Durban 13 12
September 29 Free State Cheetahs v Griquas Bloemfontein 35 20
Western Province v Golden Lions Cape Town 9 22
 
October 5 Blue Bulls v Western Province Pretoria 26 13
October 6 Griquas v Golden Lions Kimberley 37 21
Free State Cheetahs v The Sharks Bloemfontain 30 37
 
October 13 Golden Lions v Blue Bulls Johannesburg 29 50
Western Province v Free State Cheetahs Cape Town 36 15
The Sharks v Griquas Durban 42 3
 
October 20 SF 1
The Sharks v Blue Bulls Durban 20 3
SF 2
Golden Lions v Western Province Johannesburg 16 21
 
October 27 Final
The Sharks v Western Province Durban 18 25

Western Province win the 2012 Currie Cup Premier Division


Following the completion of the pool play the bottom placed Premier Division team, the Free State Cheetahs, played a home and away series with the winner of the First Division, the Eastern Province Kings.

Currie Cup
October 19 Free State Cheetahs v Eastern Province Kings Bloemfontein 53 14
October 26 Eastern Province Kings v Free State Cheetahs Port Elizabeth 6 16
 

The Free State Cheetahs stay in the Premier Division.

The Eastern Province Kings remain in the First Division