Brave Cell C Sharks run out of time in Cardiff
Cardiff got some form of revenge after their defeat last weekend when they beat the Cell C Sharks by 23-17 (half-time 17-10) in a tense Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash at Cardiff Arms Park on Saturday night.
Vodacom Bulls slip to Edinburgh defeat
The Vodacom Bulls subsided to a 17-10 (halftime 10-3) defeat to Edinburgh in the Vodacom Untied Rugby Championship on Saturday as they were unable to recapture the authority of their previous round win over Cardiff.
Match officials for year-end internationals announced
South Africa is well represented on the match official panels for the November internationals – where AJ Jacobs will be making his Test debut – and the two Dubai Sevens tournaments, while the referees for the Springboks’ three matches in the UK were also announced by World Rugby on Friday.
Live-stream: DHL WP v Vodacom Bulls
The second SA Rugby Under-20 Cup semi-final is scheduled for Cape Town at 14h00 on Saturday, when DHL WP host the Vodacom Bulls at Newlands.
Zas double steers DHL Stormers to first win
Two tries by Leolin Zas steered the DHL Stormers to their first victory in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship as they defeated the Dragons 24-10 at Rodney Parade in Newport, Wales on Friday night.
Ulster score bonus-point win over Emirates Lions
Ulster flanker Nick Timoney scored two tries as the Northern Irishmen kept up their perfect with a 26-10 bonus-point win over Emirates Lions to jump to the top of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship table.
Live-stream: Lions v Cell C Sharks
Tune in for the first semi-final in the SA Rugby Under-20 Cup between the Lions and the Cell C Sharks, live from Johannesburg where kick-off is at 13h00.
Vodacom Bulls mix up loosies for Edinburgh visit
The Vodacom Bulls will face Edinburgh with a new loose trio after their Director of Rugby, Jake White, named Muller Uys and Arno Botha to start their Vodacom United Rugby Championship clash in the Scottish capital on Saturday evening.
Vodacom URC heads to South Africa in November
South Africa will be the destination for four European teams when the Vodacom Bulls, Emirates Lions, Cell C Sharks and DHL Stormers host their first Vodacom United Rugby Championship matches next month.
Aiming to finish on a high
Finishing their inaugural Vodacom United Rugby Championship tours on a winning note will be the sole aim of the four South African franchises in action in this cross-hemisphere competition this weekend, when they take the field in Belfast, Newport, Edinburgh and Cardiff.