Three SA teams keep their Vodacom URC aspirations alive

The three South African teams in the running for playoff places in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship stuck to their guns and delivered the desired results in the penultimate round of pool matches, which witnessed a success rate of three out of four on the domestic front.

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Crunch time for URC playoff hopefuls

Three of the four South African franchises will have everything to play for on Saturday when they take the field in the penultimate pool round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship where their eyes will be set firmly on keeping alive their playoff aspirations.

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Bulls, Stormers and Lions stay in the hunt for URC playoff spots

Valuable bonus point victories ensured the Vodacom Bulls, DHL Stormers and Emirates Lions stayed in the quarter-finals race in the third last pool round of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, but unfortunately for the Hollywoodbets Sharks, they went down by a point against Benetton in Durban.

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SA teams focused on URC positions

The three South African teams still in with a chance of reaching the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs will all have one objective – winning – in mind when they take the field in the third-last pool round this weekend.

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Stormers & Bulls keep URC home playoff hopes alive

The DHL Stormers and Vodacom Bulls kept alive their aspirations to host Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs in a largely rewarding weekend for the South African teams, with the only blemish being the Emirates Lions’ defeat against defending champions, Munster.

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Pressure mounts on SA sides in URC

The South African franchises will be under immense pressure to bounce back strongly from disappointing results in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship last week – apart from the Emirates Lions – as the competition reaches the fourth-last pool round and the scramble for quarter-final spots reaches boiling point.

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Lions roar in frustrating URC round for SA teams

The Emirates Lions registered the only victory for SA’s teams in a frustrating round in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship, with the Johannesburg team delivering the top result of the weekend against log-leaders Leinster with a comprehensive 44-12 bonus-point win.

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