The Hurricanes are set to include hooker Dane Coles and centre Vince Aso in their starting lineup for Saturday’s Super Rugby semi-final against the Lions at Ellis Park.
Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies still has plenty to prove in terms of his goal-kicking and game management in the big matches, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Joel Stransky says not playing regular-season matches against New Zealand teams will count against the Lions in their Super Rugby semi-final at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Jaco Peyper will referee Saturday’s Super Rugby semi-final between the Lions and Hurricanes in Johannesburg.
The Lions are expecting to face a confrontational Hurricanes side in Saturday’s semi-final at Ellis Park, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Lions needed a late penalty goal to book their place in the Super Rugby semi-finals, while the Stormers were knocked out by a more accurate Chiefs side at home, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Justin van Staden scored 18 points as the Pumas clinched a 43-36 bonus-point win against the Golden Lions in Nelspruit on Sunday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Hurricanes, Crusaders, Lions and Chiefs progressed to the Super Rugby semi-finals.
The Blue Bulls kicked off their Currie Cup campaign with a 51-45 win against Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
The Chiefs beat the Stormers 17-11 on Saturday to set up a semi-final showdown with the Crusaders, reports JON CARDINELLI at Newlands.