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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

Irish inconsistency helps South African challenge

Vodacom Bulls coach Jake White was unequivocal ahead of his team’s massive Vodacom United Rugby Championship derby against the DHL Stormers about the mission his men face – he wants them to finish in the top two and thus give themselves a good chance of hosting a final.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Pressure on in penultimate derby round in SA

All four South African teams will be feeling the pressure when they take the field on Saturday in the second Vodacom United Rugby Championship Origin Round as the competition for places in the quarter-final heats up with eight pool rounds remaining – while the SA Shield can be decided in Pretoria.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Stakes are high as Vodacom URC returns

The bye week in the Guinness Six Nations means the Vodacom United Rugby Championship will again take main focus this coming weekend and there are several high stakes games featuring teams with playoff aspirations.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

DHL Stormers can clinch SA Shield in Pretoria

The four Vodacom United Rugby Championship regional competitions for the respective shields are being tightly fought, but the DHL Stormers can end the speculation on the South African front if they win the big North-South derby against the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria next weekend.

Vodacom United Rugby Championship

Last gasp Ospreys win lifts SA’s challenge

There were some tight contests in the games that mattered to the fight for Vodacom United Rugby Championship log position during an absorbing tenth round of the competition, but none was more meaningful to the top two South African teams than the game that ended the round.