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Jaco Kriel (Gallo Images)
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Durban - The Lions on Saturday ground out a 27-10 Super Rugby final-round victory over the Sharks to top the overall standings, which guarantees home advantage in every knockout match they play.

The teams clash again next weekend in the quarter-finals of the annual southern hemisphere competition, with the Johannesburg-based Lions playing in front of their supporters.

A try by fullback Andries Coetzee after the hooter sounded for half-time gave the visitors a 13-10 advantage by the break at Kings Park.

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