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SA RUGBY UNDER-21 CUP

DHL Western Province were crowned champions of the SA Rugby Under-21 Cup after finishing the season on a perfect note, winning all seven their matches. The Capetonians beat the Fidelity ADT Lions in the Final in Cape Town. In 2022, the Vodacom Bulls won the competition. The other teams who participated in 2023 were the Toyota Cheetahs, Leopards and Hollywoodbets Sharks.

The history

SA Rugby Under-21 Cup 2024 table
Pos Team PL W L D PF PA DIFF TF TA PTS
1
Fidelity ADT Lions U21
4 4 0 0 166 84 82 24 12 19
2
Vodacom Bulls U21
4 3 1 0 227 71 156 35 9 16
3
DHL Western Province U21
4 3 1 0 143 65 78 20 8 13
4
Hollywoodbets Sharks U21
4 1 3 0 64 128 -64 9 18 5
5
Toyota Cheetahs U21
4 1 3 0 77 177 -100 10 29 5
6
Leopards U21
4 0 4 0 81 233 -152 13 35 2

FIXTURES

Fidelity ADT Lions U21

31 May | Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg

12:00

Vodacom Bulls U21

DHL Western Province U21

01 Jun | DHL Stadium, Cape Town

10:30

Toyota Cheetahs U21

Leopards U21

01 Jun | Olen Park, Potchefstroom

12:00

Hollywoodbets Sharks U21

RESULTS

25 May|Hollywoodbets Kings Park, Durban

Hollywoodbets Sharks U21

19 - 33

Fidelity ADT Lions U21

25 May|City Park, Cape Town

DHL Western Province U21

77 - 5

Leopards U21

24 May|Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

Vodacom Bulls U21

71 - 14

Toyota Cheetahs U21

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.