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.
Lions captain Warren Whiteley admits the Super Rugby conference system benefited his side this season.
The Crusaders produced a brutal defensive display to claim a 37-18 win over the Lions in a memorable final in Christchurch on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Lions coach Swys de Bruin believes his side can upset the Crusaders in the Super Rugby final on Saturday.
Swys de Bruin has made two changes to the Lions starting side ahead of the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.
CRAIG LEWIS looks at three key areas for the Lions to focus on in order to stand any chance of causing an upset in Saturday’s final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.
Elton Jantjies will be aiming to embrace his decision-making responsibilities in the final against the Crusaders in Christchurch, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
JON CARDINELLI looks at the players and battles that will shape the outcome of the Super Rugby final between the Crusaders and Lions in Christchurch.
Kwagga Smith, who received a red card in last year’s final against the Crusaders, insists that Saturday’s title decider is not about personal redemption. CRAIG LEWISreports.
The Lions will push the Crusaders close in the Super Rugby final if they take heed of their past final failures, writes JON CARDINELLI.