Zas double steers Stormers to first Vodacom URC 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.
Pokomela on debut for DHL Stormers in Newport
Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok loose forward Junior Pokomela will make his DHL Stormers debut in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship encounter with the Dragons in Newport on Friday.
Sadie, Nothnagel and Sangweni to start in Belfast
Carlu Sadie, Reinhard Nothnagel and Sibusiso Sangweni will start for the Emirates Lions when they take on Ulster in their final Vodacom United Rugby Championship tour match at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Friday.
Buthelezi and Bosch return for Cell C Sharks
Phepsi Buthelezi is back and will captain the Cell C Sharks in their final Vodacom United Rugby Championship tour clash, on Saturday against Cardiff in the Welsh capital, where Curwin Bosch will also return to the starting team.
Fully vaccinated supporters allowed to return to adult rugby matches
SA Rugby has advised its member unions that fully vaccinated supporters will be allowed to return to club and professional rugby matches – within the limits announced earlier this week by the Minister for Sports, Arts and Culture – and while observing the prevailing health guidelines.