The loose forward on the Stormers' heavy defeat to the Chiefs, stepping into Schalk Burger's shoes, and his way forward.
Highlanders scrumhalf Aaron Smith is relishing the opportunity to play at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says the team's earlier departure for the Olympic Games could work in their favour.
Stormers flank Siya Kolisi and prop Frans Malherbe have been ruled out for three months due to injury.
The Lions should expect another aerial bombardment when they host the Highlanders in the semi-final at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Former Springbok assistant coach Ricardo Loubscher will join the Sharks as skills coach on a three-year deal, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
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.
Jaco Peyper will referee the Lions’ Super Rugby semi-final against the Highlanders at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Scrumhalf Ross Cronjé is an injury doubt for the Lions' semi-final against the Highlanders in Johannesburg on Saturday.
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.
Former Wallabies prop Nick Stiles has been appointed head coach of the Reds for the next two years.
Siya Kolisi’s injury and Schalk Burger’s unavailability will leave the Springboks thin at blindside flank in the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Interviews with Franco Mostert, Kieran Read and Warren Whiteley, as well as analysis from Nick Mallett and Co.
Siya Kolisi is set to miss the Rugby Championship after sustaining a knee injury during the Stormers' Super Rugby quarter-final.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has been reappointed through to the 2019 World Cup.
The Lions were ruthless in smashing the Crusaders at Ellis Park, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
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.
The Lions will be genuine title contenders following a quarter-final performance that exuded as much intensity as it did intelligence, writes JON CARDINELLI.
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