Lions need Kriel to cook

Jaco Kriel and the Golden Lions forwards will push WP to the brink in the Currie Cup final at Newlands this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Matfield demands lift in standards

Victor Matfield says the Springboks will need to improve at the set pieces if they’re to beat Ireland in two weeks' time. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Springboks enter crucial phase

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says the coming tour to Europe is especially important in the context of the 2015 World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Province power into final

Cheslin Kolbe scored a brace in WP’s 31-23 hammering of the Blue Bulls at Newlands on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Catrakilis key in battle of boot

Demetri Catrakilis's temperament and kicking skills will be the difference in the semi-final between WP and the Blue Bulls on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Retallick boost for All Blacks

Lock Brodie Retallick has recovered from injury and will start against the Wallabies in Brisbane this Saturday.


Meyer needs Pollard to survive

A serious injury to Handré Pollard or any other Springboks competing in the Currie Cup will compromise Heyneke Meyer's plans for the short and long term, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Sharks fightback floors WP

The Sharks rebounded from a 20-11 deficit to beat a second-string Western Province side 28-20 at Newlands on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Mitchell attack shocks Lions

The Golden Lions say they supported John Mitchell during a difficult time in his life and have been shocked by the former coach's attack on the union in his new book.


McKenzie denies affair rumours

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie has refuted claims that he had an intimate relationship with team official Di Patston.


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