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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

United Rugby Champs heralds new era for SA rugby

A new era will kick off for South African rugby when the Cell C Sharks, DHL Stormers, Emirates Lions and Vodacom Bulls join 12 Guinness PRO14 clubs for the United Rugby Championship, which will kick off in September 2021 in a brand new, world-class 16-team league.

Review

Leinster send reminder of challenges beyond Treviso

As the Vodacom Bulls were confirming their status as South Africa’s best team and the country’s representatives in Saturday’s eagerly awaited Rainbow Cup Final, Leinster ended their season by drumming out a timely reminder of what awaits beyond the Treviso decider.

Team news

Vodacom Bulls name tour squad to Italy

Springbok loose forward Marcell Coetzee will lead a strong Vodacom Bulls squad of 28 players - which include a total of six players who have worn the Green and Gold - on their quest to Italy for the Rainbow Cup final.

Review

PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA Round 6 Review

The Vodacom Bulls claimed top spot in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA in Durban on Saturday evening when they defeated the Cell C Sharks by 34-22 in the final match, and in the process booked their place in next weekend’s ‘North v South’ final in Italy.

Match report

Vodacom Bulls book their place in Rainbow Cup final

The race for top spot in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup SA was comfortably won by the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday evening in Durban where the men from Pretoria defeated the Cell C Sharks by 34-22 and in the process deservingly booked their place in next weekend’s North versus South final in Italy.