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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

SA Rugby Youth Weeks

Best of the best to assemble in Rondebosch

SA Rugby’s annual Youth Weeks tournaments will come to a highly anticipated conclusion in Cape Town this week with the U18 Craven Week bringing together the best of South African schools’ rugby talent.

Carling Champions Match

Carling Champions Team too good for Italy A

It wasn’t 2021 all over again as the Carling Champions Team had to work hard for a 31-27 victory over a tough Italian ‘A’ side at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday night, after the visitors led by 17-10 at the break of the second annual Carling Champions Match.

SA Rugby Youth Weeks

Free State boys and WP girls claim bragging rights

Free State were without equal at the 2022 SA Rugby U16 Grant Khomo Week in Kimberley, confirming their dominance with an impressive 39-18 win over the Sharks in the final match on Thursday, while DHL Western Province finished in equally impressive fashion, beating the Sharks 61-0 in the final match of the U18 Girls Week in Welkom.

SA Rugby Youth Weeks

Five teams undefeated in Welkom; Sharks and Free State to battle it out in Kimberley

Five teams – the Mastercard Golden Lions, Border, Eastern Province, DHL Western Province and Limpopo Blue Bulls – finished the SA Rugby U16 Girls Week in Welkom undefeated, with all of them securing consecutive victories in their matches played on Monday and Wednesday.

European Professional Club Rugby

EPCR pool draws confirmed for 2022/23 season

The five South African teams taking part in the Heineken Champions Cup and the EPCR Challenge Cup next season found out on Thursday who their pool opponents will be when they enter two of the toughest competitions in world rugby.