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									                 ABSA CURRIE CUP FIRST DIVISION HISTORY


       The Absa Currie Cup First Division, as it is today known, will be contested
        for the seventh time when the Leopards and Boland meet today

       The competition was first contested in 2000 when it was known as the
        Bankfin Cup and played alongside the Bankfin (Absa) Currie Cup. It later
        became known as the Absa Cup and, from 2004, the Absa Currie Cup
        First Division

       The First winners of the competition were the Blue Bulls who, just two
        seasons later, would go on to win the Absa Currie Cup title three years in
        succession

       Boland have won the title three times

       Boland and the Leopards have met in the final on two previous occasions –
        in 2001 and 2003 - with Boland winning both matches


No of First Division titles

3       Boland Kavaliers

1       Blue Bulls
        SWD Eagles
        Pumas
Results of Absa Currie Cup First Division Finals

2000   Blue Bulls 41 Mighty Elephants 20
2001   Boland 41 Leopards 27
2002   SWD Eagles 29 Border Bulldogs 20
2003   Boland 27 Leopards 25
2004   Boland 23 Border Bulldogs 22
2005   Pumas 25 Valke 16

Previous Finals between the Leopards and the Kavaliers

October 1, 2001 – Wellington

Boland 41 - Tries: Dale Santon (2), Lean van Dyk, John Daniels, Hannes de
Kock, Riaan van Jaarsveld. Conversions: van Jaarsveld (4). Penalty: van
Jaarsveld

Leopards 27 - Tries: Gerrit Walters, Johan Calitz, Pierre du Toit. Conversions:
Swys Swart (3). Penalties: Swys Swart (2)


October 24, 2003 – Potchefstroom

Leopards 25 -Try: Laubscher. Conversion: Willem De Waal. Penalties: De
Waal (5), Tewis De Bruyn)

Boland 27 - Tries: Piet van Zyl, Solly Goosen, Nicky Smit Conversions:
Goosen (3). Penalties: Goosen (2)

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