The Lions were awarded the match points on offer after their game against Griquas in Kimberley was called off due to heavy lightning on Saturday.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the South African players who featured for their respective clubs in the opening round of the 2020-21 English Premiership season.
Reece Hodge missed a defining penalty with two minutes remaining as the Wallabies and Argentina played out to a 15-15 draw in Newcastle on Saturday.
SA Rugby has cautioned players and team management to practise strict Covid-19 compliance measures to minimise the risk of infection, following the cancellation of a third Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked match.
South Africa’s lead at the top of the World Rugby rankings have grown bigger after the All Blacks dropped to third following their loss to Argentina on Saturday.
Curwin Bosch kicked a last-gasp penalty in stoppage time as the Sharks snatched a thrilling 34-33 win over Griquas in Kimberley on Friday.
The Stormers scored six unanswered tries to come away with a 39-6 bonus-point win over Griquas in their Super Rugby Unlocked match in Kimberley on Saturday.
Curwin Bosch kicked 14 points as the Sharks claimed a 19-13 victory over the previously unbeaten Cheetahs at Kings Park on Friday.
Former Kings scrumhalf Cameron Wright has been named on the Sharks’ bench in a late change to their match 23 for Friday’s Super Rugby Unlocked match against the Cheetahs.
Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has confirmed that it’s not required of his team to undergo another round of testing before their match against Griquas at Ellis Park on Friday.