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(as at 2/11/2009)

Individual
Most Currie Cup matches as referee
135 Jonathan Kaplan Saru
100 André Watson Saru
Most finals as referee
7 André Watson Falcons/Saru
6 Steve Strydom Free State
5 Freek Burger
Jonathan Kaplan
Western Province
Saru
3 Jimmy Smith-Belton
Gert Bezuidenhout
Eastern Province
Transvaal
Most tries by a player
Career (+35)
77 (*)Johan Daniels Kavaliers/Lions
70 Breyton Paulse Western Province
65 Chris Badenhorst Free State
58 André Joubert Free State/Natal
52 Egon Seconds Western Province (50)/Griquas (2)
52 Stefan Terblanché Boland(18t)/Natal Sharks(34t)
51 Gerrie Germishuys Free State/Transvaal
51 Carel du Plessis Western Province/Transvaal
51 Niel Burger Western Province
51 Jan-Harm van Wyk Free State (46)/Pumas (5)
50 Eddie Fredericks Leopards(3/0t)/Cheetahs(94/46t)/Griffons(11/4t)
50 Fabian Juries Cheetahs (7t)/Griffons(4)/Elephants (39t)
49 Danie Gerber Eastern Province/Free State/Western Province
46 Ryno Benjamin Lions(13t)/Cavaliers(33t)
42 Ettienne Botha Falcons (20t)/Blue Bulls(21t)
42 Jongi Nokwe Kavaliers (23t/41 matches; Cheetahs 19t/20 matches)
42 Justin Swart Western Province/Natal
41 Gerhard Mans Free State/South West Africa
41 Adrian Jacobs Falcons(20t)/Natal Sharks(21t)
40 Hennie Bekker Boland/Western Province/Free State
39 John Mametsa Blue Bulls
38 Pieter Hendriks Transvaal
37 Jannie van der Walt Lions
37 Deon Oosthuysen Western Transvaal/Northern Transvaal
37 Dave Prins Griqualand West
37 James Small Transvaal/Natal/Western Province
36 Gerrie Sonnekus Free State
36 Kallie Grobler Eastern Province/Mpumalanga Pumas
35 Edrich Krantz Free State/Northern Transvaal
35 Ray Mordt Zimbabwe/Transvaal/Northern Transvaal
(*) – Including 8 tries in the lower Bankfin Cup Competition (2001)
Season (+12)
19 Carel du Plessis Western Province 1989
(*)Colin Lloyd Leopards 2006
18 Ettienne Botha Blue Bulls 2004
(*)Allistair Kettledas Pumas 2009
16 Jan-Harm van Wyk Free State 1997
15 Phillip Burger Cheetahs 2006
14 Niel Burger Western Province 1984
Manie van Vuuren Eastern Province 1994
Jannie van der Walt Gauteng Lions 1996
Thinus Delport Lions 1999
Kabamba Floors Eagles 2003
John Mametsa Blue Bulls 2007
13 Agie Koch Western Province 1977
Cabous van der Westhuizen KwaZulu-Natal 1996
Jan-Harm van Wyk Free State 1996
Joos Joubert KwaZulu-Natal 1996
Hannes Venter Blue Bulls 1996
Stefan Terblanche Boland 1997
Henry Pedro Eastern Province 1998
Breyton Paulse Western Province 1998
John Daniels Lions 2003
Egon Seconds Western Province 2004
Henno Mentz Sharks 2005
12 Edrich Krantz Free State 1978
Pieter Hendriks Transvaal 1992
Chris Badenhorst Free State 1996
Thinus Delport Gauteng Lions 1997
André Joubert Natal 1997
Shaun Payne Natal 1997
Casper Steyn Blue Bulls 1999
Chris Badenhorst Free State 1999
Breyton Paulse Western Province 2000
Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs 2002
Giscard Pieters Pumas 2004
(*)Jan van Zyl Leopards 2008
(*)Vuyo Zangqa Leopards 2008
Jongi Nokwe Cheetahs 2009
(*) – Currie Cup decided in two Divisions: Premier & First. Lloyd (2006), Van Zyl (2008), Zangqa (2008), Kettledas (2009) scored their tries in the lower First Division.
League match (+5)
7 Jacques Olivier Blue Bulls 4/10/96 vs SWD Eagles
6 Buks Marais Boland 4/6/52 vs North Eastern Districts
5 Piet Maritz Northern Free State 1982 vs South Eastern Transvaal
Justin Swart Western Province 1996 vs Northern Free State
Breyton Paulse Western Province 1997 vs Gauteng Falcons
Egon Seconds Western Province 28/8/2004 vs Griqualand West
Andries Bekker Western Province 13/9/2008 vs Falcons
Fastest Try after Kick-off in a Match
(Fastest Drop Goal after kick-off)
20 seconds Chris Jack 11/7/2009 W. Province vs KZN Sharks:
Newlands, Cape Town
29 seconds Gerrie Britz 2/8/2003 Free State Cheetahs vs Pumas:
Puma Stadium, Witbank
39 seconds Paul de Koker 5/10/2002 Griquas vs Blue Bulls:
Absa Stadium, Kimberley
40 seconds Dale Heidtman 20/7/2002 Pumas vs Elephants:
PE Stadium, Port Elizabeth
46 seconds Juan de Jongh 10/10/2009 W. Province vs Lions:
Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg
54 seconds Riaan Swanepoel 17/7/2009 KZ Natal vs Boland Cavaliers:
Absa Stadium, Durban
22 seconds Willem de Waal 22/9/2007 Scored a dropped goal for
FS Cheetahs vs W.Province:
Newlands, Cape Town
Most points by a player
Career (+700)
1699 Naas Botha Blue Bulls 1977-1992
1402 Eric Herbert Northern Free State (1124)
Free State (278)
1986-’93; 1996-2001
1994-1995
1213 Willem de Waal Leopards (259)
Cheetahs (811)
Western Province (143)
2002-2003
2004-2007
2008-2009
1210 De Wet Ras Free State (1101)
Natal (109)
1974-’78; 1980-’86
1979
1165 André Joubert Free State/Natal 1986-1999
1017 Calla Scholtz Boland (25)
Western Province (992)
1980-1981
1982-1988
961 Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs (676)
Blue Bulls (43)
Pumas (26)
Griffons (216)
2000-2004
2005
2007
2008-2009
956 Robbie Blair Western Province/Golden Lions 1974-1984
954 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls
Pumas
1997-2001
2003; 2005-2006
879 Louis Koen Western Province/Lions 1996-2002
777 Jannie de Beer Free State (718)
Lions (59)
1991-’93; 1997-’99
1995
755 Giepie van Zyl Eastern Province 1981-1988
712 Derick Hougaard Blue Bulls 2002-2007
708 Louis Strydom Griffons (150)
Blue Bulls (142)
Falcons (266)
Lions (120)
Cheetahs (30)
2001-2003
2003-2004
2005-2006
2007-2008
2009
703 Tjaart Marais Western/Northern Transvaal 1980-1990
656 Morné Steyn Blue Bulls 2004-2009
Season (+200)
268 Johan Heunis Blue Bulls 15 matches 1989
263 Gavin Lawless Golden Lions 15 matches 1996
252 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls 13 matches 1999
230 Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs 14 matches 2003
228 Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs 10 matches 2002
227 Calla Scholtz Western Province 14 matches 1988
224 Louis Koen Western Province 14 matches 1997
217 Cameron Oliver Golden Lions 13 matches 1989
212 Willem de Waal Cheetahs 17 matches 2007
212 Willem de Waal Cheetahs 15 matches 2006
210 Naas Botha Blue Bulls 11 matches 1987
200 Chris Maree North West 12 matches 1989
200 Jannie de Beer Free State 14 matches 1997
Final (+17)
26 Derick Hougaard Blue Bulls vs Lions 1 try, 2 drop goals, 5 pen 2002
24 Naas Botha Blue Bulls vs Golden Lions 4 drop goals, 4 penalties 1987
24 Braam van Straaten Western Province vs Natal Sharks 1 try, 2 con, 5 pen 2001
21 Gavin Johnson Golden Lions vs Free State 6 conversions, 3 penalties 1994
21 Morné Steyn Blue Bulls vs Cheetahs 3 con, 4 pen, 1 drop goal 2009
20 Thierry Lacroix Natal vs Western Province 6 penalties, 1 conversion 1995
19 Naas Botha Blue Bulls vs Western Province 2 con, 3 pen, 2 drop goals 1980
19 Willem de Waal Cheetahs vs Blue Bulls 5 penalties, 2 conversions 2005
18 De Wet Ras Free State vs Western Province 3 con, 3 pen, drop goal 1976
18 Henry Honiball Natal vs Gautengolden Lions 3 conversions, 4 penalties 1996
17 Gerald Bosch Golden Lions vs Gauteng Falcons 1 con, 2 pen, 3 drop goals 1972
League match (+30)
46 Jannie de Beer Free State vs Northern Free State, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 3 tries, 14 con, 1 pen 19/9/1997
40 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls vs South Western Districts Eagles, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 2 tries, 3 con, 8 pen 28/7/2000
38 Henry Honiball Natal vs Boland, King’s Park, Durban 4 tries, 6 con, 2 pen 28/9/1996
38 Lance Sherrell Blue Bulls vs SWD, Pietersburg 2 tries, 14 conversions 4/10/1996
37 Casper Steyn Pumas vs Cheetahs, Witbank 2 tries, 3 con, 7 pen 2/8/2003
36 Gerald Bosch Transvaal vs Far North, Ellis Park, Johannesburg 1 try, 2 drop, 13 con 7/7/1973
36 Eric Herbert Northern Free State vs Gauteng Falcons, North West Stadium, Welkom 3con,9 pen, 1drop goal 15/8/1997
36 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls vs Mpumalanga Pumas, Loftus, Pretoria 1 try, 5 con, 7 pen 12/8/2000
35 Jacques Olivier Blue Bulls vs South Western Districts, Pietersburg 7 tries 4/10/1996
35 Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs vs Griqualand West, Absa Park, Kimberley 1 try, 9 con, 4 pen 13/9/2003
35 Braam Pretorius Pumas vs Falcons, Barnard Stadium, Kempton Park 2 tries, 11 con, 1 pen 5/9/2009
34 Naas Botha Northern Transvaal vs Rhodesia, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 1try,3con,7pen, 1drop 12/5/1979
34 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls vs Northern Free State Griffons, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 2 tries, 12 con 5/6/1999
34 Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs vs Griffons, North West Stadium, Welkom 1 try, 4 con, 7 pen 20/7/2002
33 Piet Visagie Griqualand West vs Rhodesia, De Beers Stadium, Kimberley 2 tries,9con,1drop,2 pen 3/8/1968
33 MJ Smith Free State Cheetahs vs South Western Districts, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 1 try, 14 conversions 21/9/1996
33 Chris Rossouw Western Province vs Blue Bulls, Newlands, Cape Town 3 tries, 9 conversions 13/9/2003
32 Louis Koen Western Province vs South Western Districts, Mossel Bay 2 tries, 11 conversions 28/9/1996
32 Jannie de Beer Free State Cheetahs vs Northern Transvaal, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 1 try, 6 con, 5 pen 16/8/1997
32 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls vs Boland Cavaliers, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 2 tries, 6 con, 3 pen 24/7/1999
32 André Fourie Free State Cheetahs vs Northern Free State Griffons, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 7 con, 6 pen 13/8/1999
32 Eric Herbert Northern Free State Griffons vs Eastern Province Elephants, Telkom Park, Port Elizabeth, 2tries,2 con,5 pen,1drop 2/9/2000
32 Kennedy Tsimba Free State Cheetahs vs Griqualand West, Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein 3 tries, 7 con, 1 drop 24/8/2002
31 Tjaart Marais Western Transvaal vs Eastern Free State, Olënpark, Potchefstroom 14 con, 1 pen 3/9/1988
31 Eric Herbert Free State vs Western Province, Springbok Park, Bloemfontein 1 try,1 con,6 pen,2 drop 28/5/1994
31 Andries Fourie Mpumalanga Pumas vs Northern Free State, Johann van Riebeeck Stadium, Witbank 2 tries, 6 conversions, 3 penalties 3/10/1997
31 Kobus Engelbrecht Lions vs South Western Districts Eagles, Ellispark, Johannesburg 1 try, 7 con, 4 pen 4/9/1999
31 Nel Fourie Pumas vs SWD Eagles, Puma Stadium, Witbank 14 con, 1 pen 18/8/2001
31 Gaffie du Toit Natal Sharks vs Western Province, Absa Stadium, Durban 1 try, 1 con, 8 pen 13/10/2001
31 Naas Olivier Leopards vs Pumas, @lantic Park, Witbank 2 tries, 6 con, 3 pen 24/6/2005
30 Jannie de Beer Free State Cheetahs vs North West, Olenpark, Potchefstroom 1 try, 5 con, 5 pen 13/7/1999
30 Henry Honiball Natal vs Western Province, King’s Park, Durban 1 try, 8 con, 3 pen 21/8/1999
30 Conrad Barnard Cheetahs vs Elephants, Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein 9 conversions, 4 penalties 18/8/2001
30 Kennedy Tsimba Cheetahs vs Blue Bulls, Vodacom Park, Bloemfontein 1 try, 2 con, 7 pen 21/9/2002
30 Derick Hougaard Blue Bulls vs Western Province, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 9 penalties, 1 drop goal 28/9/2002
30 André Pretorius Lions vs Western Province, Ellis Park, Johannesburg 1 try, 5 con, 5 pen 12/10/2002
30 André Pretorius Lions vs Eagles, Ellis Park, Johannesburg 1 try, 11 con, 1 pen 4/10/2003
30 Willem de Waal Cheetahs vs Lions, Ellis Park, Johannesburg 1 try,2 con,5 pen,2 drop 4/9/2004
30 Conrad Barnard Griquas vs Falcons, Bosman Stadium, Brakpan 1 try, 8 con, 3 pen 15/9/2007
30 Earl Rose Lions vs Falcons, Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg 3 tries, 3 con, 3 pen 5/7/2008
Most drop goals
Career
135 Naas Botha Blue Bulls
69 De Wet Ras Free State, KwaZulu-Natal
Season
20 Naas Botha Blue Bulls 1985
19 Naas Botha Blue Bulls 1987
Final
4 Naas Botha Blue Bulls vs Golden Lions 1987
3 Gerald Bosch Golden Lions vs Gauteng Falcons 1972
3 Naas Botha Blue Bulls vs Western Province 1985
League match
5 Naas Botha Northern Transvaal vs Natal 1992
4 Len Rodriquez Western Province vs Griqualand West 1950
4 De Wet Ras Natal vs Western Province 1979
4 Giepie van Zyl Eastern Province vs Golden Lions 1981
4 Naas Botha Blue Bulls vs Golden Lions 1985
Blue Bulls vs Northern Free State 1985
Blue Bulls vs Golden Lions
twice – Ellis Park, Loftus Versveld
1987
Most penalties
Season
48 Gavin Lawless Transvaal 1996
45 Lance Sherrell Western Province 1991
45 Johan Heunis Northern Transvaal 1987
45 Cameron Oliver Transvaal 1989
Final
6 Thierry Lacroix Natal vs Western Province 1995
League match
9 Jannie Kruger Northern Transvaal vs Western Province 1996
9 Eric Herbert Northern Free State vs Falcons 1997
9 Derick Hougaard Blue Bulls vs Western Province 2001
8 André Fourie Free State vs Griquas 1997
8 Casper Steyn Blue Bulls vs Eagles 2000
8 Gaffie du Toit Natal Sharks vs Western Province 2001
Most conversions
Season
62 Louis Koen Western Province 1997
55 Jannie de Beer Free State 1997
Final
6 Gavin Lawless Transvaal vs Free State 1991
League match
14 Tjaart Marais Western Transvaal vs Eastern Free State 1988
14 MJ Smith Free State vs South Western Districts 1996
14 Lance Sherrell Northern Transvaal vs South Western Districts 1996
14 Jannie de Beer Free State vs Northern Free State 1997
14 Nel Fourie Pumas vs SWD Eagles 2001
13 Gerald Bosch Transvaal vs Far North 1973
Most career matches
142 Helgard Müller Free State Cheetahs 1983-1998
141 Rudie Visagie Free State & Natal & Pumas 1980-1996
136 Chris Badenhorst Free State Cheetahs 1987-1999
128 Ollie le Roux Free State Cheetahs & Natal Sharks & Cheetahs 1993-2007
128 Burger Geldenhuys Northern Transvaal 1977-1989
126 André Joubert Free State & Natal 1986-1999
125 Eric Herbert Griffons & Free State 1986-2001
123 Naas Botha Northern Transvaal 1977-1992
118 Willie Meyer Eastern Province & Cheetahs & Lions 1991-2002
115 AJ Venter Western Province/Sharks/Lions/Cheetahs 1996-2007
114 Piet Krause Falcons/Blue Bulls/Leopards/Griquas/Lions 1997-2008
113 Louis Moolman Northern Transvaal 1974-1986
108 Eddie Fredericks Leopards (3)/Cheetahs (94)/Griffons (11) 1998-2009
106 Martiens le Roux Free State 1973-1986
106 De Wet Ras Free State (96)/Natal (10) 1974-1986
104 Gerrie Sonnekus Free State 1974-1985
103 Uli Schmidt Northern Transvaal & Transvaal 1983-1994
103 Albert v/d Berg Griquas (28)/KZN (75) 1996-2009
102 Adolf Malan Northern Transvaal 1983-1992
101 Gysie Pienaar Free State 1974-1987
99 Louis Strydom Griffons(22); Blue Bulls(15); Falcons (27);
Lions (24); Cheetahs (11)
2001-2009
Most finals
11 Burger Geldenhuys Northern Transvaal
11 Naas Botha Northern Transvaal
9 Louis Moolman Northern Transvaal
8 Hennie Bekker Free State & Western Province
8 Tommy du Plessis Northern Transvaal
8 Thys Lourens Northern Transvaal (on the winning side in every final, four times as captain)
8 Uli Schmidt Northern Transvaal & Transvaal
7 Jannie Breedt Northern Transvaal & Transvaal
7 Carel du Plessis Western Province & Transvaal
7 Pierre Edwards Northern Transvaal
7 Willie Kahts Northern Transvaal
7 Ollie le Roux Free State & Natal Sharks & Cheetahs
7 Adolf Malan Northern Transvaal
7 Heinrich Rodgers Northern Transvaal & Transvaal
7 Theuns Stofberg Free State (win 1976), Northern Transvaal (share with WP in 1979, win 1980) & Western Province (win in 1982 & 1983).
6 Daan du Plessis Northern Transvaal
6 Michael du Plessis Western Province & Transvaal
6 Gerbrand Grobler Northern Transvaal & Transvaal
6 Martiens le Roux Free State
6 Rob Louw Western Province
6 Shaun Povey Western Province
6 Divan Serfontein Western Province
6 James Small Transvaal & Natal & Western Province
6 Henning van Aswegen Free State & Western Province
6 Pedrie Wannenburg Blue Bulls
5 Mark Andrews Natal
5 Wahl Bartmann Transvaal & Natal
5 Darius Botha Northern Transvaal
5 Gary Botha Blue Bulls
5 Fourie du Preez Blue Bulls
5 Robert du Preez Northern Transvaal & Natal
5 Pote Fourie Northern Transvaal
5 John Knox Northern Transvaal
5 Johann Lampbrecht Northern Transvaal
5 Hennie le Roux Transvaal
5 Victor Matfield Blue Bulls
5 Dick Muir Natal & Western Province
5 Jan Oberholzer Northern Transvaal
5 Gavin Passens Blue Bulls (2002, 2003, 2004) & Cheetahs (2006, 2007) – on the winning side in every final.
5 Francois Pienaar Transvaal
5 De Wet Ras Free State
5 Danie Rossouw Blue Bulls
5 Pieter Rossouw Western Province
5 Calla Scholtz Western Province
5 André Skinner Northern Transvaal & Transvaal
5 Gerrie Sonnekus Free State
5 Toks van der Linde Western Province
5 Moaner van Heerden Northern Transvaal
5 André van Staden Northern Transvaal
5 Christo Wagenaar Northern Transvaal
Fastest Yellow Card after Kick-off
43 seconds Derick Kuün, Blue Bulls vs Sharks, Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria 5/7/2008
58 seconds Bakkies Botha, Blue Bulls vs W.Province, Newlands, Cape Town 17/10/2009
Youngest winning captain in a final
22 years 217 days Naas Botha Blue Bulls 1980
Oldest winning captains in a final
35 years 138 days Thys Lourens (15/5/1943) Blue Bulls 1978
34 years 221 days Naka Drotské (15/3/1971) Cheetahs 2005
Winning captain & manager & coach in a final
Naka Drotské Cheetahs Captain
Manager
Coach
2005
2006
2007
Most successful coaches
Brig. Buurman van Zyl Blue Bulls 9 wins & 2 draws 1968-1981
Dawie Snyman Western Province 5 consecutive wins 1982-1986
Ian McIntosh Natal 4 wins 1990-1996
Heyneke Meyer Blue Bulls 3 consecutive wins
1 draw
2002-2004
2006
Youngest winning coaches
32 years 351 days Rassie Erasmus (5/11/1972) Cheetahs 22/10/2005
33 years 89 days Dawie Snyman (5/7/1949) Western Province 2/10/1982
Club with most players in one final
Shimlas (Free State vs Western Province) 13 1976 Gerrie Germishuys, Joggie Jansen, Dirk Froneman, Edrich Krantz, De Wet Ras, Barry Wolmarans, Wouter Hugo, Martiens le Roux, Theuns Stofberg, Klippies Kritzinger, Ross van Reenen, Eben Jansen (Injured Eben Jansen replaced by a Shimla player Gerrie Sonnekus during the match).
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