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1991 Currie Cup Rural D

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Countries  South Africa
Promoted  None
Champions  Lowveld
Matches played  20
1991 Currie Cup Rural D
Date  11 May – 14 September 1991
Runners-up  South African Rugby Association

The 1991 Currie Cup Rural D was the fifth 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.

Contents

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.
  • Lowveld, North Western Cape, South African Rugby Association, South Western Districts and Winelands moved to the 1991 Currie Cup Rural D.
  • Changes between 1991 and 1992 seasons

  • Following the merger of all rugby governing bodies in South Africa, South African Rugby Association and Winelands were dissolved. Currie Cup Rural D was reduced to three teams for 1992.
  • The Currie Cup Rural D was renamed Currie Cup Rural B for 1992.
  • Competition

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

    Final

    The winner of the Rural D competition played off against the winner of the Rural C 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 D Wikipedia


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