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.
The Sharks will head into the final round of Vodacom United Rugby Championship group matches as South Africa’s leading contender.
The Stormers secured their place in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship playoffs with a hard-fought victory over a youthful Leinster team in Cape Town on Saturday.
The Stormers may be the best-performing South African team in the Vodacom #URC, but the Sharks lead in the popularity stakes.
Warrick Gelant made a telling second-half impact to steer the Stormers to a vital bonus-point victory over the Glasgow Warriors in Cape Town on Friday night.
Duane Vermeulen says he could have stayed at the Vodacom Bulls, but chose to join Irish side Ulster rather than being “stuck in one place”.
Damian Willemse’s second-half drop goal gave the Stormers just enough of a buffer to survive a late onslaught from the Vodacom Bulls in Cape Town on Saturday.
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.
John Dobson says the Stormers are already looking forward to a “classic” north-south derby against the Vodacom Bulls in Cape Town on Saturday.
Ospreys flanker Dan Lydiate says Evan Roos has done enough to earn a Springbok call-up ahead of the Boks’ three-Test series against Wales in July.