Springbok centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg has returned to training with the Lions after recovering from a knee operation.
Coach Warren Gatland says he didn’t use his bench players against the Hurricanes because he didn’t want to devalue the British & Irish Lions jersey.
Curwin Bosch will start at fullback in the Sharks’ clash against the Bulls in Durban this Friday, with Garth April at flyhalf.
Tony Jantjies will start at flyhalf for the Bulls against the Sharks at Kings Park on Friday.
The injury absence of Warren Whiteley is set to present both the Lions and Springboks’ coaches with plenty to ponder over their best loose-forward combination, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Cheetahs captain Torsten van Jaarsveld has been ruled out for between six to eight weeks with a neck injury.
Blitzboks stars Rosco Speckman, Chris Dry and Cecil Afrika will be available to the Cheetahs until the end of October, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok and Lions captain Warren Whiteley has sustained a torn pelvic ligament which will keep him sidelined for up to two months.
The Hurricanes overturned a 14-point deficit to snatch a dramatic 31-31 draw against the British & Irish Lions in Wellington on Tuesday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Springbok and Sharks flyhalf Pat Lambie has been ruled out of action for the rest of the year due to concussion.