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1991 Currie Cup Rural C

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Countries  South Africa
Runners-up  Stellaland
Matches played  12
Champions  Eastern Free State
Relegated  None
1991 Currie Cup Rural C
Date  27 April – 31 August 1991

The 1991 Currie Cup Rural C was the fourth 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 Santam Bank Trophy. Instead, these teams were included in a Currie Cup Rural Division, which had a four-team Division C and a five-team Division D.
  • Eastern Free State were relegated from 1990 Currie Cup Division B to the 1991 Currie Cup Rural C.
  • North Eastern Cape, Northern Natal and Stellaland moved to the 1991 Currie Cup Rural C.
  • Changes between 1991 and 1992 seasons

  • The Currie Cup Rural C was renamed Currie Cup Rural A for 1992.
  • Competition

    There were four participating teams in the 1991 Currie Cup Rural C 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 Rural C competition played off against the winner of the Rural D competition for the Bankfin Trophy.

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

    Final

    The winner of the Rural C competition played off against the winner of the Rural D competition for the Bankfin Trophy.

    Relegation Play-Off

    In the play-off match, North Eastern Cape beat Lowveld to clinch a spot in the 1992 Currie Cup Rural A, while Lowveld would play in the 1992 Currie Cup Rural B.

    References

    1991 Currie Cup Rural C Wikipedia


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