- The Cell C Sharks benefitted from having their Springboks back as they beat Ospreys in the URC
- The Vodacom Bulls scored six tries, including a double from Canan Moodie, as they beat Cardiff
- Manie Libbok scored 17 points for the DHL Stormers as they defeated the Dragons in a thriller
The Cell C Sharks bounced back from their embarrassing defeat last week in the United Rugby Championship, as all of South Africa's teams recorded victories.
The tournament has now reached the halfway stage, with the Vodacom Bulls, DHL Stormers and Emirates Lions all in the hunt for a playoff spot.
As reported by SA Rugby Mag, the Sharks were bolstered by a bunch of returning Springboks as they secured a 25-10 victory over Ospreys. The Durban side were beaten 35-0 by Cardiff last week and were desperate to pick up a good victory.
Cardiff couldn't repeat their heroic this week, as they were thrashed 45-9 by the Bulls. The Pretoria-based side scored six tries without reply as they picked up another impressive victory.
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Dragons can't weather the storm
The Stormers were challenged by the Dragons, but still secured a 34-26 victory in a thrilling match. The win saw the Western Province side move up to second on the log. Fly-half Manie Libbok stole the show as he scored 17 points for his side.
URC takes a break
The United Rugby Championship will now take a two-week break and return with the South African sides facing off against each other.
The Sharks will play the Lions, while the Stormers and Bulls will clash on December 23.
URC: Bulls victorious, Sharks humiliated
There were highs and lows when it came to the performances of the South African teams in the United Rugby Championship, Sports Brief reported.
The Vodacom Bulls, Emirates Lions and DHL Stormers all secured victory, while the Cell C Sharks suffered a humiliating defeat.
The Bulls were in exceptional form as they ran out 43-26 winners over Ospreys. The Pretoria-based side scored seven tries at home to pick up their third victory in a row in the tournament.
Source: Sports Brief News