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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

Tournament news

Dual tournament approach to Rainbow Cup announced

PRO14 Rugby and SA Rugby will operate dual Rainbow Cup tournaments with no cross-hemisphere fixtures in the absence of formal approvals in place to allow the South African teams to enter the UK & Ireland it was announced on Wednesday.

Match report

FNB Varsity Shield: CPUT move clear at the top

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) scored eight tries in an impressive 54-20 win over Tshwane University of Technology (TUT Vikings) at Loftus Versfeld on Tuesday, while there were also fourth round victories for the University of Fort Hare (UFH Blues) and the University of Kwazulu-Natal (UKZN Impi).

Team news

Vodacom Bulls boost their player ranks

The Vodacom Bulls have bolstered their playing ranks in the build-up to the PRO14 Rainbow Cup and for the rest of the season with the addition of a number of experienced and exciting players to their roster, the biggest of which is the signing of Springbok utility back Johan Goosen from French club Montpellier.

Tournament news

FNB Varsity Shield: Three sides still unbeaten

Three teams continued on their winning ways on Sunday in round three of the FNB Varsity Shield, with Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and Walter Sisulu University (WSU) scoring solid wins at Tuks Stadium in Pretoria.

Team news

Springbok strongman Kitshoff to lead DHL Stormers

Experienced Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff will lead the DHL Stormers in the forthcoming PRO14 Rainbow Cup after signing a three-year contract extension with Western Province to continue his career with the Cape Town-based franchise.