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SA RUGBY U21 CHAMPIONSHIP

In 2020, only five Under-21 teams took part in the SA Rugby Provincial U21 Championship, which was held at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg in October, after the resumption of the local season. The champions from 2019, the Vodacom Blue Bulls, successfully defended their title against the hosts, the Xerox Lions, DHL Western Province, Toyota Free State and Cell C Sharks.

The history

SA Rugby U21 Championship 2020 table
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Vodacom Blue Bulls U21
4 3 1 0 144 77 67 22 9 15
2
Xerox Lions U21
4 3 1 0 142 83 59 15 12 14
3
Toyota Free State U21
4 2 2 0 99 117 -18 15 16 9
4
DHL Western Province U21
4 1 3 0 115 163 -48 17 23 5
5
Cell C Sharks U21
4 1 3 0 108 168 -60 14 23 4

There are currently no fixtures available.

RESULTS

30 Oct|Emirates Airline Park, JHB

Xerox Lions U21

33 - 48

Vodacom Blue Bulls U21

25 Oct|Emirates Airline Park, JHB

Xerox Lions U21

54 - 19

DHL Western Province U21

25 Oct|Emirates Airline Park, JHB

Toyota Free State U21

40 - 21

Cell C Sharks U21

Tournaments

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Ulster break eight year drought to shock Leinster

While most of the attention in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship this weekend was on the ongoing drama to get the four sides out of South Africa, elsewhere Ulster rocked the competition with their win over top side Leinster in Dublin.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Local derbies brought forward to this weekend

Two Vodacom United Rugby Championship derbies originally scheduled for February 2022 have been brought forward and will be played in Durban and Cape Town this weekend.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

SA matches postponed due to COVID variant risk

The Vodacom United Rugby Championship announced on Friday that this weekend’s round six matches in South Africa had been postponed due to the emergence of a new variant of COVID-19 (B.1.1.529). Next week’s round seven matches have also been postponed.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Emirates Lions bolster team for Cardiff visit

New Emirates Lions recruit Edwill van der Merwe is set to make his debut for the Johannesburg side when they host Cardiff in the sixth round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship at Emirates Airline Park on Sunday.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Bulls head SA mission as Vodacom URC returns

The four weeks they have already experienced, coupled with what they learned about a possible shift in global rugby power during the break that followed, should mean the South African teams will take a different perspective into the restart of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship compared to what they started with.