A look at the Currie Cup TV numbers up to the end of week 8 of the tournament, so excluding the most recent weekend’s action. As per usual, these numbers courtesy of sports marketing giants RepucomSA.
Year on year, unlike the crowd attendances at the games, the TV numbers are seriously impressive:
The Sharks vs WP game is still top of the pops, but the recent Blue Bulls vs Sharks game sneaks in at number 3:
Interestingly, the Blue Bulls sneak ahaead of WP as the most watched team of the year:
While the Currie Cup seems to be hot on the heels of the PSL:
Remember that the above numbers are based on average viewership, and with only 6 teams in Currie Cup, it is strength vs strength matches every time. The Super15 sees the Force vs Rebels as part of the deal, and with only 27 people watching, the average falls radically …