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.

Highlights: Stormers vs Chiefs (2016)

The visitors scored eight tries in their crushing 60-21 quarter-final win at Newlands.

Chiefs punish pathetic Stormers

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

Burger targets winning send-off

Stormers legend Schalk Burger is determined to end his 13-year run at Newlands with a playoff victory against the Chiefs. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Du Preez returns for Stormers

Rob du Preez will start at flyhalf when the Stormers host the Chiefs in Saturday’s quarter-final at Newlands.

Kleyn off to Munster

Stormers lock Jean Kleyn is set to join Irish side Munster after the Super Rugby season. 

Chiefs forced to adapt to format

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie hopes that the Super Rugby regular-season format and playoff structure will be altered in 2018. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Chiefs won’t change approach

The Chiefs will back their attacking strategy in the quarter-final against the Stormers despite the threat of rain as well as the nature of playoff rugby. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Joubert in charge of Ellis Park clash

Craig Joubert has been appointed to referee Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final between the Lions and Crusaders in Johannesburg.

Injury boosts for Stormers

Oli Kebble, Frans Malherbe, Dan du Plessis and Nizaam Carr are all available for the Stormers’ quarter-final against the Chiefs at Newlands this Saturday.

Du Plessis blow for Stormers

Stormers flyhalf Jean-Luc du Plessis is likely to miss Saturday’s Super Rugby quarter-final against the Chiefs at Newlands due to an ankle injury.

Highlights: Stormers vs Kings (2016)

The hosts scored eight tries in their 52-24 win at Newlands.

Lions take low road

The Lions will have plenty to prove when they host the Crusaders in a quarter-final at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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