Lions coach: This win came at the right time

2019-05-20 10:27

Lions coach Swys de Bruin believes their win over the Highlanders at Ellis Park could be the turning point in their season.

Rugby star Elton Jantjies and partner Iva welcome third child

2019-05-10 13:06

Rugby player Elton Jantjies and his partner Iva Ristic have welcomed their third bundle of joy into the world and he just too cute for words.

Lions admit to conning Chiefs with late changes

2019-04-23 10:55

The Lions have revealed that they deliberately made late changes to their starting team before facing the Chiefs in Hamilton.

Whiteley back as Lions bench Jantjies, Marx

2019-04-16 12:17

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Chiefs in Hamilton.

Jantjies set for rare points milestone v Bulls

2019-02-28 13:17

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies is set for a rare points milestone in their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls at Ellis Park.

Jantjies rested and hungry for action

2019-02-05 17:03

Elton Jantjies may have been a bit of a surprise as the Lions’ player of the year, but there is no doubt he is living every day as if it could be his last on a rugby field.

Lions call on 3 Bok stars for Sharks semi-final

2018-10-18 12:46

Springboks Elton Jantjies, Aphiwe Dyantyi and Warren Whiteley will start for the Lions in their Currie Cup semi-final against the Sharks.

Jantjies, Mapoe return for Lions against Pumas

2018-10-09 16:45

Nic Groom will lead a Lions team including Lionel Mapoe and Elton Jantjies in a Currie Cup encounter against the Pumas this weekend.

Ex-Bok on how Jantjies-Pollard combo could work

2018-09-18 11:42

A 10-12 combination of Elton Jantjies and Handre Pollard could work for the Springboks, former utility back Hennie le Roux believes.

Best of City Press: Mabuza targeted, Hlaudi's R1.1m Bosasa bailout, and Maimane eyes WC premier position

2018-09-16 18:41

In case you missed it, here are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 16 September.


Elton Jantjies celebrates birth of baby boy

2019-05-11 08:39

Springbok and Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies has celebrated the birth of his third child after his partner Iva Ristic announced the birth on social media.

Lions back Reynolds at 10, Jantjies at 12

2019-04-23 14:24

The Lions side to face the Crusaders in Christchurch shows four changes to the one that beat the Chiefs in Hamilton.

Lombard set for 80 minutes at 10 for Lions

2019-04-18 08:06

Lions coach Swys de Bruin is excited at the prospect of giving young flyhalf Gianni Lombard 80 minutes of rugby against the Chiefs.

SA derbies: Duels to captivate Rassie

2019-03-01 12:12

Rob Houwing outlines some one-on-ones on ‘Super Saturday’ of SA Super Rugby derbies that will be closely monitored by Bok coach Rassie Erasmus.

Jantjies to answer Lions' call for a new leader?

2019-02-26 09:45

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies is the front-runner to take over the Lions captaincy from the injured Warren Whiteley.

Rassie on Jantjies drop: ‘We learnt lessons from England loss’

2018-12-03 10:08

Rassie Erasmus says Elton Jantjies' drop goal against the Barbarians was a lesson they had learnt from the Springboks' year-end tour to Europe.

Jantjies doesn't think Currie Cup quality has gone down

2018-10-17 09:25

Lions pivot Elton Jantjies is relishing a return to Currie Cup action and he believes the quality of the event hasn't deteriorated.

Lions lose Bok scrumhalf for remainder of season

2018-10-09 14:05

Springbok and Lions scrumhalf Ross Cronje will be sidelined for the remainder of the year after undergoing shoulder surgery.

Bok team: There ARE still some gaps

2018-09-17 14:09

Rob Houwing reminds that the Boks will need to beef up their team a bit if they are to knock over NZ (and others) more frequently in the next year.

Handré and Elton complete each other

2018-09-16 05:51

The Springboks’ upset win over the peerless All Blacks in Wellington went a long way towards settling a debate that has vexed rugby-minded South Africans.

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