Immortality beckons for classy Lions

2016-07-30 22:01

These Lions are already best in the Jo’burg annals for a single season of post-1995 Super Rugby, and maybe they aren’t done yet, says Rob Houwing.

Super Rugby final confirmed

2016-07-30 19:01

After the completion of the two semi-finals the composition of the Super Rugby final has been determined.

Blackadder won't miss Super Rugby format

2016-07-30 16:04

Departing Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder will miss many aspects of Super Rugby, but the competition's format will not be one of those.

Perenara hails Hurricanes' defence

2016-07-30 14:32

Hurricanes captain TJ Perenara praised his side's defence after they booked a spot in the Super Rugby final at the expense of the Chiefs.

Barrett masterclass sees 'Canes beat Chiefs

2016-07-30 11:19

A masterclass at flyhalf from Beauden Barrett saw the Hurricanes beat the Chiefs in their Super Rugby semi-final in Wellington.

Fleck: Many positives for Stormers

2016-07-29 15:00

Despite their heavy quarter-final loss, Stormers coach Robbie Fleck believes there were many positives in the Super Rugby season.

Rennie welcomes underdog tag

2016-07-29 14:41

Chiefs head coach Dave Rennie has embraced the underdog tag with open arms as they prepare to face the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday.

Lions: Duels that could sway it

2016-07-29 13:00

Rob Houwing pinpoints four of many individual battles that shape up as appealing and influential between the Lions and Highlanders.

NZ journo: Peyper appointment ‘ridiculous’

2016-07-29 10:00

NZ commentator Tony Johnson has criticised the decision to appoint Jaco Peyper as referee for the Lions v Highlanders quarter-final.

Lions' confidence the key in semi

2016-07-28 22:01

The Lions believe they have enough confidence “in the tank” to live up to the overwhelming expectation in this weekend’s Super Rugby semi-final.


Jantjies emotional after Lions victory

2016-07-30 20:30

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies was thrilled with his side's performance in their win over the Highlanders in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Lions march on to Super Rugby final

2016-07-30 16:44

The Lions have convincingly beaten the Highlanders in their Super Rugby semi-final clash in Johannesburg to book a place in the final.

Cruden backs Chiefs to respond - in 2017

2016-07-30 14:32

Chiefs co-captain Aaron Cruden believes his charges will come back stronger next year after they lost to the Hurricanes.

As it happened: Lions 42 Highlanders 30

2016-07-30 14:25

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Lions v Highlanders Super Rugby semi-final clash in Johannesburg.

5 Stormers who grew in 2016

2016-07-29 18:00

They may have been knocked out of the Super Rugby quarter-finals, but the Stormers have a number of young players who have grown.

Joseph backs Fekitoa to shine for 'Landers

2016-07-29 14:41

Highlanders boss Jamie Joseph is backing centre Malakai Fekitoa to bring his A-game to Saturday's clash with the Lions in Johannesburg.

Nadolo to arrive in France next week

2016-07-29 14:11

Montpellier star signing Nemani Nadolo will link up with his new club in the first week of August.

Lions coach has faith in son

2016-07-29 11:20

Lions coach Johan Ackermann is confident that his son, Ruan, will be able to fill Warren Whiteley’s boots against the Highlanders.

Lions to sneak it by 2 - bookies

2016-07-29 08:34

The Lions will beat the Highlanders in a tight Super Rugby quarter-final on Saturday, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

Lions look to refs to crack down on professional fouls

2016-07-28 16:56

The Lions are hoping that referee Jaco Peyper will be hard on infringements in the 22 metre area, especially those which are professional fouls.

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