Highlanders up for highveld clash

Highlanders scrumhalf Aaron Smith is relishing the opportunity to play at Ellis Park on Saturday.

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.

Loubscher to coach at Sharks

Former Springbok assistant coach Ricardo Loubscher will join the Sharks as skills coach on a three-year deal, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Lions add Smit to interim squad

Dillon Smit has been named in the Lions' preliminary squad as injury cover for Ross Cronjé for Saturday's semi-final against the Highlanders at Ellis Park.

Peyper to ref Lions semi

Jaco Peyper will referee the Lions’ Super Rugby semi-final against the Highlanders at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Lions wait on Cronjé

Scrumhalf Ross Cronjé is an injury doubt for the Lions' semi-final against the Highlanders in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Banks boost for Landers

Playmaker Marty Banks has made a timely return from injury to boost the Highlanders ahead of their semi-final against the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Reds stick with Stiles

Former Wallabies prop Nick Stiles has been appointed head coach of the Reds for the next two years.

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.

SuperSport post-match wrap: Lions vs Crusaders

Interviews with Franco Mostert, Kieran Read and Warren Whiteley, as well as analysis from Nick Mallett and Co.

Kolisi out for three months

Siya Kolisi is set to miss the Rugby Championship after sustaining a knee injury during the Stormers' Super Rugby quarter-final.

Hansen extends All Blacks contract

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been reappointed through to the 2019 World Cup.

Lions look like champions

The Lions were ruthless in smashing the Crusaders at Ellis Park, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.

More Lions can boost Boks

Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Malcolm Marx and Courtnall Skosan would all be fully deserving of Springbok call-ups for the Rugby Championship, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

What we’ve learned

Five lessons from the past weekend's Super Rugby quarter-finals, according to CRAIG LEWIS.

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