JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round one of Super Rugby.
The DHL Stormers and Lions recorded important derby wins, while the Sharks blew a golden opportunity on the opening weekend of the 2017 Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored two tries in the Lions' 28-25 win in Bloemfontein.
Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored a brace of tries as the Lions snatched a 28-25 win over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Clinton Swart will start in the midfield for the Cheetahs against the Lions in their Super Rugby opener in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
SuperSport chats to Francois Venter, Franco Smith, Oupa Mohoje and Uzair Cassiem.
One of the Cheetahs flyhalves threw a tizzy fit during the off-season when he came across a squad list pinned to a change-room wall that had Johan Goosen’s name on it.
The Cheetahs will be looking to back up their Currie Cup success with an improved showing in Super Rugby this year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
The Cheetahs have announced their finalised 37-man squad for the 2017 Super Rugby competition.
Francois Venter was named the Cheetahs' Player of the Year at the union's annual awards ceremony on Thursday.
The Sharks scored five converted tries to beat the Cheetahs 35-7 in a pre-season friendly in Umlazi on Friday night.
The Cheetahs have named two different teams for Friday's pre-season friendly against the Sharks in Umlazi.
Coach Franco Smith has confirmed that he will remain with the Cheetahs for the forseeable future.
The Stormers scored seven tries as they recorded an emphatic 43-7 win over the Cheetahs in a Super Rugby warm-up game in Harare on Saturday.
Lock Reniel Hugo will captain the Cheetahs in their pre-season friendly against the Stormers in Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday.
The South African teams’ attempt to match the Kiwi sides for tempo and intensity may backfire in the long run, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Don't blame backline coach Mzwandile Stick for the Springboks' dismal 2016 season, writes SIMON BORCHARDT, blame the people who appointed him.
A national coaching blueprint should have been formulated and enforced last November, not in the week leading up to the 2017 Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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