Match report, October 25, 2020

Xerox Lions into SA Rugby U21 Champs final as pool stages wrap up
The Xerox Lions will meet the Vodacom Blue Bulls in the final of the SA Rugby U21 Championship at Emirates Airline Park on Friday 30 October, after the Johannesburg outfit booked their final berth with a convincing 54-19 victory over DHL Western Province on Sunday.

News, October 24, 2020

Emirates Lions v Toyota Cheetahs match called off
The Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked match between Emirates Lions and Toyota Cheetahs scheduled for Emirates Airlines Park this afternoon has been called off in line with COVID-19 protocols.

Match report, October 24, 2020

Dominant pack sets up big win for Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria
With their pack in full cry, the Vodacom Bulls laid down a massive marker in Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked when they beat the Cell C Sharks by 41-14 at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday evening.

Match report, October 23, 2020

DHL Stormers sneak last-gasp win in Nelspruit
The DHL Stormers earned a last-gasp 42-37 victory with two minutes to spare against the Phakisa Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday night in a gripping start to the weekend’s Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked action.

Inspiration, October 23, 2020

Booi’s rise from a rural village to Springbok Women’s captain
Leading a national team is undoubtedly one of the biggest achievements for any sportsperson, and in the case of Springbok Women’s lock and captain, Nolusindiso Booi, this feat is particularly notable given her humble upbringing in the rural Eastern Cape village of Trust No 3.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Nkosi to start for Cell C Sharks at Loftus Versfeld
Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt has named a vastly changed team to take on the Vodacom Bulls in Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked round two clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, with Springbok flyer Sbu Nkosi back on the wing.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Meyer replaces Pienaar for Toyota Cheetahs’ Joburg jaunt
Tian Meyer will replace the Toyota Cheetahs' injured skipper and scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar in the Free Staters starting team for Saturday's Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked third round encounter with the Emirates Lions in Johannesburg, with Junior Pokomela taking over as captain.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Kriel to lead Emirates Lions in place of injured Jantjies
The Emirates Lions were dealt a big blow in the build-up to their Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked match against the Toyota Cheetahs in Johannesburg when regular skipper Elton Jantjies was forced to withdraw with a calf injury he sustained in training earlier in the week.

Team announcement, October 22, 2020

Marcel van der Merwe back for the Vodacom Bulls
Big Marcel van der Merwe will get his first Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked start since returning to Pretoria from France earlier this year, when the Vodacom Bulls host the Cell C Sharks at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

Preview, October 22, 2020

Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked Preview – Round 3
The Phakisa Pumas and the DHL Stormers kick off the third round of Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked action at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday. The match starts at 19h00 and is the first encounter at this level between these two sides.

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