Day four of the United Rugby Championship is underway and the rankings are starting to take shape in this first phase of the tournament.Both formations are still unbeaten, while Benetton Treviso are among the top teams in the championship.
Irish of Leinster beat South African Sharks 54-34 to make it 4-from-4 unbeaten They are currently on the top spot with 19 points. Behind them Ulster returned to winning ways with a 47-17 win over the Welsh Ospreys Also has 16 points. In third place, but one game behind, The Stormers beat Cebre Parma 37-20 at Lanfranchi, full point with 15 points.
4th place Benetton Treviso secured their third win of the season with a 34-14 win over Newport Dragons. and rises to 14 points. A win that would allow the green and whites to join the South Africans The Bulls fell to Glasgow Warriors 35-21. It is in sixth place The Lions won 19-22 at home in Edinburgh.
The Bulls’ win leaves the Warriors in seventh place, alongside the other South Africans in the standings, with the Sharks falling in Dublin. The Ospreys fell to ninth place after beating Ulster Cardiff bounce back with their second win of the season, beating Scarlets 16-10.. Finally, at the lower end of the rankings, the Zebra and Scarlet remain winless. Connacht unlock Irish derby win over Munster 20-11.
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