Historical revisionism on superrugby.co.za

Historical revisionism on superrugby.co.za

Post by D C » Mon, 28 Oct 2002 23:47:20


I see http://www.superrugby.co.za has retrospectively changed the names
of the provinces that have in the Currie Cup over the years, i.e. the
"Golden Lions" were playing in 1939:

Currie Cup finals - 1939-2002
Date Winners Runner-up Venue
1939 Golden Lions 17 Western Province 6 Newlands, Cape Town
1946 Blue Bulls 11 Western Province 9 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1947 Western Province 16 Golden Lions 12 Newlands, Cape Town
1950 Golden Lions 22 Western Province 11 Ellis Park, Johannesburg
1952 Golden Lions 11 Boland 9 Wellington
1954 Western Province 11 Blue Bulls 8 Newlands, Cape Town
1956 Blue Bulls 9 Natal 8 King's Park, Durban
1968 Blue Bulls 16 Golden Lions 3 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1969 Blue Bulls 28 Western Province 13 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1970 Griqualand West 11 Blue Bulls 9 De Beers, Kimberley
1971 Golden Lions 14 Blue Bulls 14 Ellis Park, Johannesburg
1972 Golden Lions 25 Gauteng Falcons 19 Pam Brink, Springs
1973 Blue Bulls 30 Free State 22 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1974 Blue Bulls 17 Golden Lions 15 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1975 Blue Bulls 12 Free State 6 Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
1976 Free State 33 Western Province 16 Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
1977 Blue Bulls 27 Free State 12 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1978 Blue Bulls 13 Free State 9 Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
1979 Western Province 15 Blue Bulls 15 Newlands, Cape Town
1980 Blue Bulls 39 Western Province 9 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1981 Blue Bulls 23 Free State 6 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1982 Western Province 24 Blue Bulls 7 Newlands, Cape Town
1983 Western Province 9 Blue Bulls 3 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1984 Western Province 19 Natal 9 Newlands, Cape Town
1985 Western Province 22 Blue Bulls 15 Newlands, Cape Town
1986 Western Province 22 Golden Lions 9 Newlands, Cape Town
1987 Blue Bulls 24 Golden Lions 18 Ellis Park, Johannesburg
1988 Blue Bulls 19 Western Province 18 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1989 Blue Bulls 16 Western Province 16 Newlands, Cape Town
1990 Natal 18 Blue Bulls 12 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1991 Blue Bulls 27 Golden Lions 15 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1992 Natal 14 Golden Lions 13 Ellis Park, Johannesburg
1993 Golden Lions 21 Natal 15 King's Park, Durban
1994 Golden Lions 56 Free State 35 Springbok Park, Bloemfontein
1995 Natal 25 Western Province 17 King's Park, Durban
1996 Natal 33 Golden Lions 15 Ellis Park, Johannesburg
1997 Western Province 14 Free State 12 Newlands, Cape Town
1998 Blue Bulls 24 Western Province 20 Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
1999 Lions 32 Natal 9 King's Park, Durban
2000 Western Province 25 Natal 15 Absa Stadium, Durban
2001 Western Province 29 Natal 24 Newlands, Cape Town

 
 
 

Historical revisionism on superrugby.co.za

Post by Ferdi Greylin » Tue, 29 Oct 2002 01:57:21

<<>I see http://SportToday.org/ has retrospectively changed the
names

Quote:
>of the provinces that have in the Currie Cup over the years, i.e. the
>"Golden Lions" were playing in 1939: >>

Ken and Barbie in the history class?
***ers.