The ninth round of the United Rugby Championship took place at the weekend and the top half of the standings saw the South Africans run and capitalize on the big Irish competition to climb the tournament’s virtual podium. On the other hand, Benetton Treviso are out of the play-off zone after their knockout at Galway.
Friday saw advances Sharks beat Ospreys 25-10 In a mid/low ranking challenge, the funnest Munster’s away win at Edinburgh 17-38The Irish finished 8th in the playoff area after finishing in first place again.
Saturday is better though Stormers win 34-26 against Newport Dragons And the South Africans who came third with 34 points. There are also i in equal points Bulls, South Africans beat Cardiff 45-9. So, the South Africans edged out a yielding Ulster in today’s big match. Leinster won the Irish derby 38-29The above clearly confirms.
Two defeats for Italy, while Sebre lost 17–45 at home to Glasgow Warriors, while Benetton Treviso lost 38–19 to Connacht to move twelfth out of the playoff zone. Finally, another South African win on Sunday Lions beat Scarlets 32-15 Consolidate their place in the play-off area.
URC – Ninth Day
URC – Ranking
Leinster 43, Bulls 34, Stormers 34, Ulster 31, Lions 24, Edinburgh 23, Cardiff 22, Munster 22, Glasgow 20, Sharks 19, Connacht 19, Benetton 19, Dragons 16, Ospreys Scarlets 4,
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