Xerox Golden Lions
Xerox Golden Lions, previously known as Transvaal, will have a new coach, Swys de Bruin, at the helm when they kick off their first game of the Currie Cup in August at Emirates Airline Park. Xerox Golden Lions will be in pursuit of Currie Cup title No.12 after having won the trophy on 11 occasions, including one shared with the Vodacom Blue Bulls.
DHL Western Province
DHL Western Province, coached by former hooker John Dobson, claimed their 34th Currie Cup title in 2017. They were second on the log going into the final and scored a 33-21 win over log-leaders the Cell C Sharks in Durban.