Kolisi to help lure Simelani to Stormers?

2020-05-25 12:55

A chat with Springbok captain Siya Kolisi may have persuaded talented young midfielder Wandisile Simelane to join the Stormers.

GREAT DEBATE | Stay or go ... What should Wandisile do?

2020-05-22 12:16

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...

Mnisi believes European sides might be better coached than South Africa's

2020-05-19 20:45

It didn't take the new Cheetahs centre long to realise local rugby's broader intellectual capital might be lagging behind other counterparts.

Scramble for Jantjies highlights Lions' long-standing flyhalf problem

2020-05-18 11:59

The scramble to eventually keep Elton Jantjies at Ellis Park wasn't merely about the Lions losing their captain and best player.

Swys de Bruin's son joins Johan Ackermann's staff in Japan

2020-05-16 18:54

SA rugby's 'deadline day' proved particularly damaging to the Johannesburg-based Lions franchise.

Deadline day: Lions bid farewell to Bok star Marx

2020-05-15 10:55

The Lions have confirmed the departures of a number of players, including Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx, from the union.

The one player each Super Rugby franchise doesn't want to lose

2020-05-13 20:14

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'.

What if Super Rugby franchises had one 'free transfer'?

2020-05-12 06:30

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.

New Bulls chief Rathbone can't wait to learn from Jake

2020-05-09 16:00

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.

Springbok hooker Marx among South Africans on repatriation flight stranded in Qatar

2020-05-06 10:36

Malcolm Marx’s arduous and frustrating journey to get back to South Africa continues.


Dan Kriel: I don't play in Jesse's shadow

2020-05-23 09:00

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.

Why Super Rugby Player of the Decade still doesn't do Elton Jantjies justice

2020-05-21 07:01

The Lions captain's numbers are undeniably impressive but, as former Bok flyhalf Andre Pretorius points out, his legacy extends way beyond the field.

Lions retain faith in home-grown model with signing of prominent schoolboy

2020-05-19 12:00

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 packs his boots and heads to central France

2020-05-16 20:14

Lions flyhalf Shaun Reynolds will be plying his trade in central France when rugby eventually resumes following the Covid-19 pandemic.

WRAP | Who's IN and OUT on SA rugby's deadline day

2020-05-15 13:40

We keep you up to date with all the comings-and-goings on an unprecedented day for the local game.

Deadline day: Lions set to lose Marx, scrambling to keep Jantjies

2020-05-15 10:10

The Lions could lose two of their biggest stars after World Cup-winning Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx apparently opted out of his contract.

Stonehouse: Excessive contracting comes back to bite local rugby

2020-05-12 18:22

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.

Ackermann could leave England for job in Japan

2020-05-11 06:56

Former Lions coach Johan Ackermann has been linked with a move to Japanese club Docomo Red Hurricanes.

Patience now goes hand-in-hand with Jaco Kriel and the Lions

2020-05-06 13:13

Lions flank Jaco Kriel is happy to be back at Ellis Park and eager to return to the playing field. Heinz Schenk reports.

The moment the Lions were brought back to life

2020-05-03 16:18

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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