The President took charge of the crisis, showed the authoritarians in Cabinet that he's still the boss, writes Adriaan Basson.
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A chat with Springbok captain Siya Kolisi may have persuaded talented young midfielder Wandisile Simelane to join the Stormers.
Talented midfielder Wandisile Simelane’s future at the Lions hangs in the balance, with reports that several unions are after his signature. Sport24 debate his next move...
It didn't take the new Cheetahs centre long to realise local rugby's broader intellectual capital might be lagging behind other counterparts.
The scramble to eventually keep Elton Jantjies at Ellis Park wasn't merely about the Lions losing their captain and best player.
SA rugby's 'deadline day' proved particularly damaging to the Johannesburg-based Lions franchise.
The Lions have confirmed the departures of a number of players, including Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx, from the union.
The now infamous Covid-19 'escape clause' has the potential to cripple local teams, but Heinz Schenk identifies the players who would represent the 'meatiest blows'.
Imagine for a moment local rugby wasn't worried about the Covid-19 escape clause and could snap up a free agent for a problem position? Heinz Schenk suggests a few candidates.
The genial young administrator with a burgeoning reputation chuckles when it's pointed out to him that he can't seem to shake off 'working' for some of South Africa's biggest businessmen.
Malcolm Marx’s arduous and frustrating journey to get back to South Africa continues.
The Lions centre's career path has diverged signicantly from his more famous brothers', but he's hopeful they'll appear together in a Springbok jersey some day.
The Lions captain's numbers are undeniably impressive but, as former Bok flyhalf Andre Pretorius points out, his legacy extends way beyond the field.
Despite the disappointment of various local favourites leaving on deadline day, talented prop Heiko Pohlmann shows there's still plenty of value in the Lions' pipeline.
Lions flyhalf Shaun Reynolds will be plying his trade in central France when rugby eventually resumes following the Covid-19 pandemic.
We keep you up to date with all the comings-and-goings on an unprecedented day for the local game.
The Lions could lose two of their biggest stars after World Cup-winning Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx apparently opted out of his contract.
The Pumas' director of rugby believes salary caps came far too late for South African rugby and has contributed to the Covid-19 cash crunch.
Former Lions coach Johan Ackermann has been linked with a move to Japanese club Docomo Red Hurricanes.
Lions flank Jaco Kriel is happy to be back at Ellis Park and eager to return to the playing field. Heinz Schenk reports.
If ever there was a moment when Lions fans could point to the resurgence in their franchise, it was in 2011.
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