Lions battle to overcome Sharks

2017-07-23 06:08

An uncharacteristically off-target Lions needed a long-distance, last-gasp penalty by Ruan Combrinck to overcome a stubborn Sharks team in their Super Rugby quarter-final.

As it happened: Lions 23-21 Sharks

2017-07-22 14:15

See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby quarter-final between the Lions and Sharks in Johannesburg.

Underdog Sharks have 'nothing to lose'

2017-07-21 11:45

The Sharks have nothing to lose when they take on the much-fancied Lions in Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final.

Bosch back as Sharks name team for Lions

2017-07-20 12:19

Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named his team for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Lions in Johannesburg.

Hard to see Sharks going all way

2017-07-18 16:21

Whilst they can be extremely feisty, Rob Houwing feels the Sharks still lack the kind of ‘knockout punch’ translatable to Super Rugby overall glory.

Cheetahs name team for Currie Cup opener

2017-07-18 13:20

Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has announced his team for Friday night’s Currie Cup opener against the Sharks.

Super Rugby quarter-finals: 'Stormers, Sharks not as convincing'

While the Lions have been installed as the joint-favourites to claim this year's Super Rugby title, Sport24 takes a look at the other two South African quarter-finalists and weighs up their chances of advancing. Watch.

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Are the Lions missing Whiteley? questions Mallett

2017-07-17 08:31

Nick Mallett wonders whether the Lions are missing Warren Whiteley's leadership ahead of the Super Rugby playoffs.

Lions secure top spot on Super Rugby log

2017-07-15 18:58

The Lions have secured top spot on the overall Super Rugby log after beating the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban.

Sharks won't hold back against Lions

2017-07-14 08:29

The Sharks will “give it their all” when they host the Lions in a Super Rugby clash in Durban, scrumhalf Cobus Reinach says.


Lions break Sharks' hearts with last-gasp victory

2017-07-22 16:16

The Lions overcome a gallant Sharks side to reach the semi-finals of this year's Super Rugby tournament in Johannesburg.

Cheetahs far too strong for Sharks in Currie Cup opener

2017-07-21 22:33

The Cheetahs have thumped the Sharks in the opening game of the Currie Cup season, running out easy winners in Bloemfontein.

Lions unchanged for home quarter-final

2017-07-20 12:44

The Lions have named an unchanged side for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Sharks in Johannesburg.

Daniel leads Sharks against Cheetahs

2017-07-19 14:38

Keegan Daniel will captain the Sharks in their Currie Cup opener against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Bookies back Sharks, Stormers to lose

2017-07-18 14:00

The Lions will be South Africa's lone remaining side in this year's Super Rugby tournament after the weekend's quarter-finals, according to bookmakers...

Alexander happy with SA teams’ Super Rugby form

2017-07-18 07:12

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander is happy with the performances of the South African teams in this year's Super Rugby competition.

'Light at the end of the tunnel' for Sharks

2017-07-17 12:53

Despite their loss to the Lions, Sharks coach Robert du Preez sees light at the end of the tunnel.

Lions expect 'difficult Sharks monster' at Ellis Park

2017-07-16 06:00

The Lions expect a tougher challenge from the Sharks when the teams clash against next weekend.

Sharks not looking at QF scenarios

2017-07-14 15:21

The possible scenario facing the Sharks in their final Super Rugby match of the season against the Lions on Saturday is almost farcical.

Sharks bench Bosch, Beast sidelined

2017-07-13 12:30

Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Lions at Kings Park.

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