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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

News

Law trials confirmed for PRO14 Rainbow Cup

Three innovative law variations have been approved by World Rugby for use in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup – red card replacements, captain’s challenge and goal-line drop-outs.

News

Kick-off times for Rainbow Cup openers confirmed

Kick-off times and dates for the first three rounds of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup has been confirmed, with the opening game – a coastal derby between the DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks in Cape Town – getting proceedings underway in South Africa.

Match report

FNB Varsity Shield: CPUT, WSU and UKZN off to winning starts

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology claimed a hard-fought opening round win in the FNB Varsity Shield against the University of Fort Hare at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Monday, while the University of KwaZulu-Natal routed Rhodes University, and Walter Sisulu University rewrote the record books against the Durban University of Technology.

Tournament news

FNB Varsity Cup: Three teams remain unbeaten

UCT, CUT and UP-Tuks secured three wins from three in the 2021 FNB Varsity Cup, closing out the first batch of matches with hard-fought victories in Pretoria on Sunday. UWC and Maties also emerged victorious to go into the competition break with good momentum.

Tournament news

FNB Varsity Cup: Eagles’ fightback floors Shimlas

There were tries aplenty in the second round of the FNB Varsity Cup in Pretoria on Thursday, with NWU Eagles overturning a 16-point deficit to beat UFS Shimlas 32-22 probably the highlight of the day, with Maties, CUT, UP-Tuks and UCT also getting wins.