Lions coach Swys de Bruin says the presence of influential fit-again Springboks such as Warren Whiteley and Malcolm Marx has helped strengthen the ‘spine’ of the team, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
CRAIG LEWIS picks a South African XV based on performances in round 19 of Super Rugby.
The Lions overturned a 12-point deficit to down the Bulls 38-12 in Johannesburg and finish second in the overall standings. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Courtnall Skosan will start his first Super Rugby game of the season when the Lions take on the Bulls in Johannesburg this Saturday.
The trendsetting Lions would do well to utilise their lineout strengths in the crucial game against the Bulls and in the playoffs, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Lions’ progression as possibly the only South African side to qualify for the Super Rugby playoffs could be a blessing in disguise for the Boks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Lions confirmed on Tuesday that five players, including Elton Jantjies, have been struck by injury.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez hailed his team’s come-from-behind 31-24 victory against the Lions in Durban on Saturday.
The Sharks overturned a 10-point half-time deficit to claim an impressive 31-24 win over the Lions at Kings Park on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Injured hooker Malcolm Marx says he should be ready to return to the playing field in two weeks’ time.