Lions surge into semis

The Golden Lions overturned a 13-point deficit to overcome the Sharks 28-16 at Ellis Park on Friday and secure a semi-final berth. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

Woeful WP limp into playoffs

Robert du Preez kicked a 78th-minute penalty goal to steer WP to a 30-28 win over Boland and into the semi-finals. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Du Preez inspires Boks

Fourie du Preez has provided the Springboks with some direction and inspiration on the eve of their must-win match against the Wallabies, reports JON CARDINELLI in Pretoria.

Eight Springbok stats and facts

For Saturday's Rugby Championship match against the Wallabies at Loftus.

Boks vs Wallabies at Loftus

Highlights from every Tri-Nations and Rugby Championship match between the Springboks and Wallabies at Loftus.

Boks simply have to win

The Springboks are in a rut at the moment but history favours them to beat the Wallabies at Loftus, writes MARK KEOHANE.

Boks seek backline boost

The selection of Pat Lambie and Morné Steyn in the Springboks’ starting lineup highlights a desperate need for experience and leadership in the backline, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

Morné key to Bok backlash

Morné Steyn’s kicking game should be the difference when the desperate Springboks tackle the Wallabies on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI in Pretoria.

McCaw now wing commander

As the post-Richie McCaw World Cup-winning All Blacks aim for a fifth successive 2016 Rugby Championship win against the Pumas in Buenos Aires, there is no keeping New Zealand's greatest ever player off the front pages.

Herne hat-trick sinks Kings

Hooker Frankie Herne scored three tries to help the Pumas beat the EP Kings 38-30 in Port Elizabeth and avoid the Currie Cup wooden spoon.

Pat ‘oozing confidence’

Pat Lambie has been ‘oozing confidence’ at training and his selection at fullback is not a gamble, according to Allister Coetzee. CRAIG LEWIS reports in Johannesburg.

Lambie at 15 for Boks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has opted to start Rudy Paige and Morné Steyn in the halfbacks and Pat Lambie at fullback against Australia on Saturday.

SuperBru: Boks to win by 5-12

Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's Rugby Championship and Currie Cup matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.

‘Paige, Steyn suit Bok plan’

Allister Coetzee says the decision to start Rudy Paige and Morné Steyn at halfback against the Wallabies was precipitated by their familiarity with the Loftus conditions and the way the Boks want to play, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Johannesburg.

Rugby Champs teams (Week 5)

Take a look at who's playing this weekend before you make your SuperBru and Fantasy League picks.

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