Lions set for aerial test

The Lions should expect another aerial bombardment when they host the Highlanders in the semi-final at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Du Toit can fill Bok gap

Siya Kolisi’s injury and Schalk Burger’s unavailability will leave the Springboks thin at blindside flank in the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Lions need Chiefs to fire

Wins for the Lions and the Chiefs in the coming semi-finals will see the Super Rugby decider being staged at Ellis Park for the first time, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Burger: Conferences must go

Schalk Burger believes that a return to a round-robin format will improve the standard of play as well as the level of interest in the Super Rugby tournament. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Chiefs punish pathetic Stormers

The Chiefs thrashed the Stormers 60-21 in Saturday's quarter-final at Newlands, reports JON CARDINELLI.

McKenzie magic inspired Chiefs

Damian McKenzie made some telling contributions on attack and with the boot at Newlands on Saturday, according to’s Opta-powered stats.

Canes outclass Sharks

The Hurricanes played the torrential conditions brilliantly to beat the Sharks 41-0 in the quarter-final in Wellington on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Barrett delivered masterclass

Beauden Barrett produced a tactical-kicking masterclass in the quarter-final against the Sharks, according to's Opta-powered stats.

Barrett to torture Sharks

Beauden Barrett's distribution and kicking game will prove too hot to handle for the Sharks in the quarter-final in Wellington on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Schalk must lead assault

Talismanic skipper Schalk Burger has to fire if the Stormers are to beat the Chiefs in the quarter-final at Newlands on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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