Lukhanyo Am did not transfer his Super Rugby form to his Test starts against England, but the comfort of playing with his Sharks midfield partner Andre Esterhuizen could make for a very different Am in the Rugby Championship, writes JUANDRE JOUBERT.
After claiming victories over Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, Bidvest Wits can now firmly be considered to be Absa Premiership title contenders, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
Manchester City kicked off their title defence with a dominant display over Arsenal at the Emirates and looked as though they had never been away, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
Following a protracted contractual saga, Kaizer Chiefs have finally got their man, but can “Dax” help Chiefs end their long-awaited trophy drought? MARSHALL GOUTS deliberates.
The Lions’ heavy defeat to the Crusaders in the Super Rugby final indirectly added further perspective to the Sharks’ historic 2014 win in Christchurch, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Crusaders handed the attack-minded Lions yet another lesson in finals rugby, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Mamelodi Sundowns have flexed their financial muscle, but Orlando Pirates will win the 2018-19 Absa Premiership title on the basis of continuity, hunger and meticulous planning, writes MARSHALL GOUTS.
After an abysmal 2017/18 season under Steve Komphela, which extended the clubs three year trophy drought, Kaizer Chiefs and new coach Giovanni Solinas will need to hit the ground running in the upcoming campaign if they are to regain past glories, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
Despite making headway with the unveilings of Khama Billiat and Giovanni Solinas, Kaizer Chiefs’ puzzle is far from being complete, writes DEAN WORKMAN.
Elton Jantjies’ Man of the Match performance in Saturday’s quarter-final added another chapter to the curious chronicles of the Lions flyhalf, writes CRAIG LEWIS.