In the final of the 2019 SA Rugby Under-20 Provincial Championship, the Down Touch Griffons defeated the EP Elephants by 37-29, claiming the title for a fourth time. The teams were split into three geographical pools featuring three teams each during pool stages of the competition , with each side playing a double round of matches – two at home and two away.

The history

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30 Aug|Fanie du Toit Stadium

Griffons U20


Eastern Province U20

24 Aug|De Wet Stadium, Despatch

Eastern Province U20


Pumas U20

24 Aug|HT Pelatona Projects Stadium, Welkom

Griffons U20

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Boland U20


Team announcement

Hendrikse to start for Cell C Sharks in Pretoria

Former Junior Springbok star scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse will start in a settled Cell C Sharks team when they take the field in the Carling Currie Cup final against the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday, in the only change to Sean Everitt’s starting team.


Cell C Sharks expecting physical Carling Currie Cup final

Sean Everitt said the Cell C Sharks were preparing for a physical onslaught from the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s Carling Currie Cup final at Loftus Versfeld as the hard work continues behind the scenes to devise a plan that could steer them to their first title since 2018.

From our archives

Carling Currie Cup finals – points galore at Loftus

If the last 20-odd years are anything to go by, Saturday’s Carling Currie Cup final between the Vodacom Bulls and the Cell C Sharks in Pretoria could be a high-scoring affair.


New challenges for Vodacom Bulls to respond to

The Vodacom Bulls showed better discipline and a simpler game plan when they defeated the Xerox Lions in Pretoria on Saturday, but for Jake White, the role of Duane Vermeulen could not be highlighted enough.

Special feature

Two-all in Carling Currie Cup Finals

Saturday's Carling Currie Cup final in Pretoria will be the fifth between the Vodacom Bulls and Cell C Sharks, and the Durbanites third visit to Loftus Versfeld for a match of this magnitude. We look back at the previous four...