The Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs will kick off on Friday, 3 June after the schedule for the ‘Final Eight’ was confirmed on Monday morning.
Marcell Coetzee can’t wait to lead the Vodacom Bulls in the European Champions Cup, saying “it’s like playing international rugby every weekend”.
The national junior rugby programme will resume after Easter with the intake of 36 promising players who will attend the SA Rugby Academy, based in Stellenbosch.
David Kriel scored two tries to help the Vodacom Bulls claim a bonus-point victory over a Western Province team that had three players yellow-carded in Pretoria on Wednesday.
The Vodacom Bulls have confirmed that Elrigh Louw has signed a contract extension that will keep the promising loose forward at the Pretoria outfit until 2027.
The Vodacom Bulls and Stormers are at it again, stoking the flames ahead of Saturday’s north-south derby in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship in Cape Town.
Kurt-Lee Arendse scored one of four second-half tries to help the Vodacom Bulls come from behind to beat Ulster in front of a packed Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
The Sharks returned to winning ways in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship with a resounding bonus-point victory against the Dragons at Kings Park on Friday night.
The Stormers, Vodacom Bulls and Lions ensured another successful weekend for the South African franchises in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
Ox Nche will return to start for the Sharks in their Vodacom #URC match against Edinburgh in Durban on Saturday evening, but the home side will be without the injured Aphelele Fassi.