Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Breakdown improvement key for SA teams

A tough month on the road came to an end this weekend with the four South African teams returning home after a mixed bag in their first four weeks in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.

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Stormers fly SA flag on final weekend in the north

The tough nature of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship was again underlined on the weekend where only the DHL Stormers managed a victory for the four South African franchises taking on the best of Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales.

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Brave Cell C Sharks run out of time in Cardiff

Cardiff got some form of revenge after their defeat last weekend when they beat the Cell C Sharks by 23-17 (half-time 17-10) in a tense Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday night.

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Vodacom Bulls slip to Edinburgh defeat

The Vodacom Bulls subsided to a 17-10 (halftime 10-3) defeat to Edinburgh in the Vodacom Untied Rugby Championship on Saturday as they were unable to recapture the authority of their previous round win over Cardiff.


Match officials for year-end internationals announced

South Africa is well represented on the match official panels for the November internationals – where AJ Jacobs will be making his Test debut – and the two Dubai Sevens tournaments, while the referees for the Springboks’ three matches in the UK were also announced by World Rugby on Friday.