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1991 Currie Cup Central A

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Countries  South Africa
Runners-up  Northern Free State
Champions  Western Transvaal
Matches played  12
1991 Currie Cup Central A
Date  27 April – 13 September 1991

The 1991 Currie Cup Central A was the second division of the Currie Cup competition, the premier domestic rugby union competition in South Africa. This was the 53rd season since the competition started in 1889.

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Changes between 1990 and 1991 seasons

  • The 1990 season was the last edition of the Currie Cup Division B. Instead, the second tier was changed to a Currie Cup Central Division, which had a four-team Division A and a four-team Division B.
  • Northern Free State and Western Transvaal were relegated from the 1990 Currie Cup Division A to the Central A division.
  • Eastern Transvaal and Western Province League moved to the Central A division.
  • Changes between 1991 and 1992 seasons

  • Border were promoted from the 1991 Currie Cup Central B to the 1992 Currie Cup Central A.
  • Eastern Transvaal were initially relegated from Currie Cup Central A to the 1992 Currie Cup Central B. However, following the merger of all rugby governing bodies in South Africa, Western Province League were dissolved and Eastern Transvaal retained their place in Currie Cup Central A.
  • Competition

    There were four participating teams in the 1991 Currie Cup Central A competition. These teams played each other twice over the course of the season, once at home and once away. Teams received two points for a win and one points for a draw. The winner of the Central A competition played off against the winner of the Central B competition for the Bankfin Cup.

    In addition, all the Currie Cup Central A teams also played in the 1991 Currie Cup / Central Series.

    Final

    The winner of the Central A competition played off against the winner of the Central B competition for the Bankfin Cup.

  • The 1991 Bankfin Cup was shared between Border and Western Transvaal.
  • Relegation Play-Offs

    As a result of the play-offs, Border were promoted to the 1992 Currie Cup Central A competition, while Eastern Transvaal were relegated to the 1992 Currie Cup Central B competition.

    References

    1991 Currie Cup Central A Wikipedia


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