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SA RUGBY U21 CHAMPIONSHIP

In 2020, only five Under-21 teams take part in the SA Rugby Provincial U21 Championship, which takes place at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg in October. The champions from 2019, the Vodacom Blue Bulls, will defend 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
Blue Bulls U21
4 3 1 0 144 77 67 22 9 15
2
Golden Lions U21
4 3 1 0 142 83 59 15 12 14
3
Free State U21
4 2 2 0 99 117 -18 15 16 9
4
Western Province U21
4 1 3 0 115 163 -48 17 23 5
5
Sharks U21
4 1 3 0 108 168 -60 14 23 4

FIXTURES

Xerox Lions U21

30 Oct | Emirates Airline Park, JHB

14:00

Vodacom Blue Bulls U21

RESULTS

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

18 Oct|Emirates Airline Park, JHB

DHL Western Province U21

47 - 28

Toyota Free State U21

Tournaments

Tournament news

Irish teams continue Guinness PRO14 dominance

Irish sides continued to dominate the Guinness PRO14 tournament despite heroics by South African players in games as round three saw a clean sweep for the four sides from the Emerald Isle.

Tournament news

Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked Review – Round 3

The two Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked matches that were played this weekend could not have been more different, with the Vodacom Bulls laying down a marker in Pretoria on Saturday, and the DHL Stormers sneaking through in Nelspruit on Friday.

Match report

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

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

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.