2007 Currie Cup Premier Division

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The 2007 ABSA Currie Cup season was contested from June through to October. The Currie Cup is an annual domestic competition for provincial rugby union teams in South Africa. The competition was won by the Free State Cheetahs after they defeated the Golden Lions 20–18 in the final.

Standings[edit]

2007 Premier Division
Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA BP Pts
Free State Cheetahs 14 13 0 1 566 251 315 70 26 8 60
Sharks 14 10 0 4 410 272 138 54 27 11 51
Golden Lions 14 9 0 5 403 229 174 48 26 6 42
Blue Bulls 14 8 0 6 424 282 142 54 33 7 39
Western Province 14 8 0 6 378 307 71 47 32 7 39
Griquas 14 5 0 9 374 432 -58 47 58 7 27
Boland 14 3 0 11 239 602 -363 32 83 6 18
Falcons 14 0 0 14 292 711 -419 35 102 5 5

Updated 28 October 2007:[1]

Points Breakdown[edit]

  • Four points for a win
  • Two points for a draw
  • One bonus point for a loss by seven points or less
  • One bonus point for scoring four or more tries in a match

Table Notes[edit]

  • P = points
  • W = Won
  • D = Drawn
  • L = Lost
  • PF = points for
  • PA = Points Against
  • PD = Points Difference (PF - PA)
  • TF = Tries For
  • TA = Tries Against
  • BP = Bonus points
  • Pts = Total Points

Fixtures and results[edit]

Compulsory friendlies[edit]

  • Friday 13 July 2007 Leopards 20–17 Blue Bulls

Round one[edit]

  • Friday 22 June Blue Bulls 43–26 Falcons
  • Friday 22 June Free State Cheetahs 91–3 Boland Cavaliers
  • Saturday 23 June Western Province 18–13 Golden Lions

Round two[edit]

  • Friday 29 June Falcons 11–45 Free State
  • Saturday 30 June Boland Cavaliers 15–10 Western Province
  • Saturday 30 June Griquas 26–18 Blue Bulls
  • Saturday 30 June Golden Lions 14–0 The Sharks

Round three[edit]

  • Friday 6 July The Sharks 32–16 Western Province
  • Friday 6 July Falcons 33–39 Boland Cavaliers
  • Saturday 7 July Free State Cheetahs 55–10 Griquas
  • Saturday 7 July Blue Bulls 25–11 Golden Lions

Round four[edit]

  • Saturday 14 July The Sharks 43–20 Griquas
  • Friday 20 July Griquas 63–10 Falcons
  • Saturday 21 July Golden Lions 11–27 Free State Cheetahs
  • Saturday 21 July Boland Cavaliers 12–26 The Sharks
  • Saturday 21 July Western Province 17–26 Blue Bulls

Round five[edit]

  • Friday 27 July Falcons 5–62 Golden Lions
  • Saturday 28 July Free State Cheetahs 45–13 Western Province
  • Saturday 28 July The Sharks 29–10 Blue Bulls
  • Saturday 28 July Griquas 43–32 Boland Cavaliers

Round six[edit]

  • Friday 3 August Blue Bulls 36–12 Boland Cavaliers
  • Saturday 4 August Western Province 47–18 Falcons
  • Saturday 4 August Golden Lions 45–24 Griquas
  • Saturday 4 August The Sharks 22–42 Free State Cheetahs

Round seven[edit]

  • Friday 10 August Falcons 22–45 The Sharks
  • Saturday 11 August Boland Cavaliers 10–15 Golden Lions
  • Saturday 11 August Griquas 25–30 Western Province
  • Saturday 11 August Free State Cheetahs 44–18 Blue Bulls

Round eight[edit]

  • Friday 17 August Falcons 7–48 Blue Bulls
  • Saturday 18 August Boland Cavaliers 20–22 Free State Cheetahs
  • Saturday 18 August Griquas 14–24 The Sharks
  • Saturday 18 August Golden Lions 19–16 Western Province

Round nine[edit]

  • Friday 31 August Free State Cheetahs 80–33 Falcons
  • Saturday 1 September Western Province 62–10 Boland Cavaliers
  • Saturday 1 September Blue Bulls 46–3 Griquas
  • Saturday 1 September The Sharks 21–3 Golden Lions

Round ten[edit]

  • Friday 7 September Boland Cavaliers 24–20 Falcons
  • Saturday 8 September Wilderklawer Griquas 17–21 Free State Cheetahs
  • Saturday 8 September Golden Lions 27–22 Blue Bulls
  • Saturday 8 September Western Province 22–19 The Sharks

Round eleven[edit]

  • Friday 14 September The Sharks 50–25 Boland Cavaliers
  • Saturday 15 September Falcons 25–65 Griquas
  • Saturday 15 September Free State Cheetahs 24–19 Golden Lions
  • Saturday 15 September Blue Bulls 35–10 Western Province

Round twelve[edit]

  • Friday 21 September Blue Bulls 18–26 The Sharks
  • Saturday 22 September Golden Lions 61–30 Falcons
  • Saturday 22 September Boland Cavaliers 22–57 Griquas
  • Saturday 22 September Western Province 34–20 Free State Cheetahs

Round thirteen[edit]

  • Friday 28 September Falcons 23–46 Western Province
  • Saturday 29 September Griquas 0–28 Golden Lions
  • Saturday 29 September Boland Cavaliers 15–62 Blue Bulls
  • Saturday 29 September Free State Cheetahs 25–23 The Sharks

Round fourteen[edit]

  • Friday 5 October Free State Cheetahs 29–17 Blue Bulls
  • Saturday 6 October Golden Lions 75–0 Boland Cavaliers
  • Saturday 6 October The Sharks 43–29 Falcons
  • Saturday 6 October Western Province 37–7 Griquas

Semi-finals[edit]

  • Saturday 13 October The Sharks 12–19 Golden Lions
  • Saturday 13 October Free State Cheetahs 11–6 Blue Bulls

Final[edit]

2007-10-27
Free State Cheetahs 20–18
Golden Lions Park, Bloemfontein
Attendance: 40.000
Referee: Mark Lawrence
Tries: Heinrich Brüssow, Tewis de Bruyn
Con: Willem de Waal (2)
Pen: Willem de Waal (2)
Cards: Darron Nell Temporarily suspended from 48' to 60' 48' to 60', Eddie Fredericks Temporarily suspended from 63' to 73' 63' to 73'
Tries: Willie Wepener, Jano Vermaak
Con: Earl Rose
Pen: Earl Rose, Louis Strydom
Cards: Rayno Benjamin Temporarily suspended from 74' to 80' 74' to 80'

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ABSA Currie Cup Premier Div Log". sarfu.org.za. Retrieved 2007-09-02. [dead link]

External links[edit]