‘Sharks game low point of SA season’

What former Bok coach NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the past weekend's Super Rugby matches involving South African teams.

Five takeaways from past weekend

What we learned from the ninth round of Super Rugby, according to CRAIG LEWIS.

Highlights: Munster vs Saracens (2017)

Saracens claimed a 26-10 win in the first European Champions Cup semi-final in Dublin.

Lions must roar in New Zealand

Rugby needs the British & Irish Lions to overcome the odds and challenge the All Blacks in the coming Test series, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Highlights: Sharks vs Rebels (2017)

Three penalties apiece resulted in a 9-9 draw at Kings Park.

Kings for a day

The Kings scored a historic victory in Sydney, while there were significant wins for the Lions and Bulls in round nine of the Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Spoils shared in Durban clanger

Reece Hodge kicked an 80th-minute penalty as the Rebels drew 9-9 with the Sharks in a dour match in Durban on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Highlights: Bulls vs Cheetahs (2017)

The hosts scored two second-half tries to win 20-14 at Loftus.

Bulls battle past Cheetahs

Jesse Kriel scored a 74th-minute try to hand the Bulls a hard-fought 20-14 win over the Cheetahs in Pretoria on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

Sarries power into final

Defending champions Saracens beat Munster 26-10 in Dublin on Saturday to secure their place in the European Champions Cup final. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Cruden boots Chiefs to victory

Aaron Cruden kicked three second-half penalties to guide the Chiefs to a 16-7 win over the plucky Force in Perth on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

Highlights: Crusaders vs Stormers (2017)

The hosts scored eight tries in their 57-24 win in Christchurch.

Highlights: Force vs Chiefs (2017)

Aaron Cruden kicked the visitors to a 16-7 win in Perth.

Ackermann on Lions substitutions

The Lions coach brought on six replacements at once in the 57th minute of their match against the Jaguares.

Kriel to miss Lions tour

Lions flank Jaco Kriel has been ruled out of action for three weeks with a knee injury.

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