The Griffons ended their 2022 season in perfect fashion with a dominant win over Eastern Province in Welkom on Friday to lift the #CurrieCup first- division trophy for the first time since 2017.
The Pumas kept their place in the Currie Cup Premier Division with a comprehensive 49-5 win over the Griffons in the promotion-relegation playoff in Nelspruit on Friday.
The Jaguares XV powered to a 27-13 win over the Griffons in the final of the Currie Cup First Division in Potchefstroom to claim the title in their inaugural season.
The Griffons will have their work cut out when they take the field against the Jaguares XV in the Currie Cup First Division final on Friday.
The Griffons kicked a last-minute penalty to beat the EP Elephants 28-24 while there were wins for Griquas, Western Province XV, Blue Bulls and the Blue Bulls XV on day two of the U18 Craven Week on Tuesday.
The Valke and SWD Eagles progressed to the Currie Cup First Division final with wins against the Leopards and Griffons respectively.
A last-minute try gave the Valke a thrilling 56-52 win against the Griffons, while there were also wins for the SWD Eagles and Leopards in the Currie Cup First Division.
The Sharks XV beat the Griffons 45-43, while there were also wins for Western Province, the SWD Eagles, Free State XV, Blue Bulls and Pumas in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.