An inspirational physical performance by Schalk Burger will improve the Stormers' chances of victory in Dunedin this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Vodacom Bulls will need to hold their own at the set pieces if they're to beat the Crusaders at Loftus on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Ryan Kankowski must use the Sharks' dominance up front to make his mark against the Force in Durban on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Cheetahs will need Joe Pietersen to execute accurately if they're to prevent another drubbing in Hamilton on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Lions will be looking for another big performance from captain Warren Whiteley against the Reds in Brisbane, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Blues need Jerome Kaino to disrupt the Waratahs if they are to get that elusive first win of the season in Sydney on Saturday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Hurricanes flyhalf James Marshall will benefit from having TJ Perenara at scrumhalf against the Rebels in Wellington, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Paul Roos face Affies in the first Mutual & Federal Premier Interschools match of the season in Stellenbosch on Saturday.
Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has made four changes, all of them up front, for Saturday's match against the Crusaders at Loftus Versfeld.
Schalk Burger will start at flank, while Juan de Jongh will captain the Stormers against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday.
Jean Deysel will lead the Sharks against the Force in Durban on Saturday, with Frans Steyn starting at flyhalf.
The Varsity Cup semi-finals and final will see the traditional rugby posts replaced with American football-style posts.
Richie McCaw will return for the Crusaders, while Dan Carter will start at No 10 against the Bulls at Loftus on Saturday.
Sonny Bill Williams has returned to the Chiefs starting lineup for their match against the Cheetahs in Hamilton.
Bismarck du Plessis needs to remind himself why he chose rugby as a profession, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper.
A central contracting system would solve South Africa's player management problems, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Australasian leg of the Stormers' campaign will be critical to their tournament ambitions, writes RYAN VREDE.
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