Canes expected to strengthen starting XV

The Hurricanes are set to include hooker Dane Coles and centre Vince Aso in their starting lineup for Saturday’s Super Rugby semi-final against the Lions at Ellis Park.

Smith on playing in Europe

Cheetahs director of rugby Franco Smith believes having South African teams playing in Europe will benefit the Springboks in the long term.

Jantjies’ struggles due to technical flaws

Braam van Straaten believes Elton Jantjies’ body positioning during the lead-up to his goal kicks is to blame for his recent struggles.

SA officials for Ellis Park semi-final

Jaco Peyper will referee Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final between the Lions and Hurricanes in Johannesburg.

‘It’s going to be really tough for Lions’

Joel Stransky says not playing regular-season matches against New Zealand teams will count against the Lions in their Super Rugby semi-final at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Lions need Elton to kick on

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies still has plenty to prove in terms of his goal-kicking and game management in the big matches, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Cheetahs skills challenge

Niel Marais puts a banana kick through the posts and Ox Nche accepts the egg challenge.

Cheetahs Academy press conference

Cheetahs director of rugby Franco Smith on the importance of attracting Craven Week talent to their academy.

Highlights: Pumas vs Golden Lions

The hosts scored six tries in their 43-36 Currie Cup win in Nelspruit.

Lions ready for pressure test

The Lions are expecting to face a confrontational Hurricanes side in Saturday’s semi-final at Ellis Park, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Leading the Bok revival

Warren Whiteley is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week.

Win one of five sets of four tickets to Lions vs Hurricanes! has five sets of four tickets to give away for the Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final between the Lions and Hurricanes at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Former African Bok captain passes away

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has paid tribute to Welile Nkohla, who passed away in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

Lions must learn from Sharks scare

The Lions can still go on to win this season’s Super Rugby title, but they need to heed the lessons learned from their last two major playoff games, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Stormers post-match press conference

What coach Robbie Fleck and captain Siya Kolisi had to say after the Stormers' quarter-final loss to the Chiefs.

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