The Currie Cup is South Africa's premier domestic rugby union competition, featuring teams representing entire provinces or substantial regions within provinces.
The Currie Cup dates back to 1889 and is one of the oldest competitions in the world. The tournament is regarded as a vital part of South Africa's rugby heritage and the coveted gold trophy is the most prestigious prize in South African domestic rugby.
Watch live and exclusive coverage of this year's competition from August to October on Setanta.
Times listed in HKT