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SA RUGBY UNDER-20 SHIELD

In 2022, six teams participated in two pools: North – Limpopo, Pumas, Valke; and South – Boland, Border, SWD. The competition kicked off early in April and the teams played a double round of matches in their pool, with the top team from each pool progressing to the Final, where the Valke beat Border. The previous time this competition was held, in 2019 under the guise of the SA Rugby Under-20 Provincial Championship, the Down Touch Griffons defeated the EP Elephants by 37-29 in the final, claiming the title for a fourth time.

The history

SA Rugby U20 Shield 2022 table
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Valke U20
4 3 1 0 119 95 24 16 14 16
2
Border U20
4 3 1 0 106 59 47 13 8 15
3
SWD U20
4 2 2 0 89 102 -13 14 12 12
4
Limpopo U20
4 2 2 0 102 111 -9 15 15 10
5
Pumas U20
4 1 3 0 96 111 -15 13 15 7
6
Boland U20
4 1 3 0 85 119 -34 12 19 7

NORTH
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Valke U20
4 3 1 0 119 95 24 16 14 16
2
Limpopo U20
4 2 2 0 102 111 -9 15 15 10
3
Pumas U20
4 1 3 0 96 111 -15 13 15 7

SOUTH
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Border U20
4 3 1 0 106 59 47 13 8 15
2
SWD U20
4 2 2 0 89 102 -13 14 12 12
3
Boland U20
4 1 3 0 85 119 -34 12 19 7

There are currently no fixtures available.

RESULTS

27 May|NWU Vaal RC, Vanderbijlpark

Valke U20

42 - 34

Border U20

21 May|Wit River Rugby Club, Nelspruit

Pumas U20

22 - 33

Valke U20

21 May|Police Park, East London

Border U20

40 - 0

Boland U20

Tournaments

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Last roll of the dice as pool stages come to a close

The Vodacom Bulls, DHL Stormers and Emirates Lions will have everything to play for in the final pool round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship on Saturday – when the SA Shield winner will also be determined – as they attempt to book the best possible log positions heading into the quarter-finals and attempt to secure their spots in the top eight in what is expected to be a thrilling round of local derbies.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Earliest-ever release of Vodacom URC fixtures

The full Vodacom United Rugby Championship schedule for the 2024/25 campaign is now available thanks to the first-ever in-season launch of the following seasons’ fixtures.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Nienaber: Leinster will bounce back without mental scars

The anguish of the post-mortem may be in full-flow among Leinster fans after their Investec Champions’ Cup final loss to Toulouse this weekend, but their senior coach Jacques Nienaber says it won’t leave many mental scars.

European Professional Club Rugby

Leinster’s anguish could drive them to Vodacom URC success

It has become a Groundhog Day repeat of nightmare proportions for Leinster, but their third successive narrow defeat in an Investec Champions Cup final could this year spell trouble for the teams contending in the primary league competition they compete in, especially in the closing stages of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.

SA Rugby Under-21 Cup and Shield

Lions, Bulls and WP surge ahead in U21 Cup

The weekend's SA Rugby Under-21 Cup fixtures produced a fourth win for the unbeaten Fidelity ADT Lions U21 side, while there were also big wins for the Vodacom Bulls U21 and DHL Western Province U21, with both teams scoring more than 70 points.