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.
The desire from officials to prioritise player safety should be commended, but it should not come at the expense of common sense, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
CRAIG LEWIS picks a South African XV based on performances in round 19 of Super Rugby.
JON CARDINELLI rates the 15 Super Rugby teams after the conference phase of the tournament.
Bulls coach John Mitchell says the union is going to have to change its recruitment policy if it wants to challenge for the Super Rugby title.
The 2018 Super Rugby tournament has shown why Sanzaar needs to move back to a round-robin format sooner rather than later, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Sharks claimed a comfortable 20-10 win over the Jaguares in Durban to claim the final wildcard playoff place on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
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.
George Bridge scored three tries as the Crusaders hammered the Blues 54-17 in Christchurch on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
CRAIG LEWIS looks ahead to the final three matches of round 19, including the crucial clashes involving the Bulls, Lions and Sharks.