SA desperate for Lions success

A Super Rugby title win for the Lions would provide long-suffering South African rugby fans with a reason to cheer, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Highlights: Lions vs Highlanders (2016)

The hosts reached their first Super Rugby final with a 42-30 win at Ellis Park.

History against Lions

No Super Rugby team has ever won a final after traversing the Indian Ocean, and no South African side has ever won a playoff match in New Zealand, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Lions power into final

The Lions smashed the Highlanders 42-30 at Ellis Park on Saturday to set up a Super Rugby final showdown with the Hurricanes. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Elton floored Highlanders

Elton Jantjies's kicking and attacking option-taking earned the Lions a historic semi-final win against the Highlanders, according to’s Opta-powered stats.

Highlights: Hurricanes vs Chiefs (2016)

The hosts claimed a comfortable 25-9 win in the first Super Rugby semi-final in Wellington.

Clinical Canes too good for Chiefs

The Hurricanes will host the Super Rugby final after securing an impressive 25-9 win over the Chiefs in Saturday’s semi-final in Wellington. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

Barrett, Savea fired for Canes

Beauden Barrett and Ardie Savea starred for the Hurricanes as they secured an emphatic 25-9 win over the Chiefs in Saturday’s semi-final, according to’s Opta-powered stats.

Revolution – The Lions Saga

An in-depth look at the Lions' rise from despair to becoming South Africa's best Super Rugby team.

Beyers back at Bulls

Utility back Ulrich Beyers has rejoined the Blue Bulls on a two-week probation period ahead of the Currie Cup.

Wallabies recall overseas stars

Coach Michael Cheika has named four France-based players in a 36-man Wallabies training squad ahead of the Rugby Championship.

Lions to dismantle champs

THE MONEY MAN is betting on the Lions to win Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final at Ellis Park.

Canes will be too good for Chiefs

THE MONEY MAN is backing the Hurricanes to beat the Chiefs in Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final in Wellington.

Werner Kok interview

World Rugby chats to the 2015 Sevens Player of the Year ahead of the 2016 Olympics.

SuperBru: Lions to win by 3-12

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

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