Lions have final lesson to learn

The pragmatic approach that yielded 34 points in the second half at Ellis Park must be backed, ahead of the headless-chicken strategy that cost the Lions 22 points in the first, writes JON CARDINELLI.

All hail the Lion king Ackers

Whatever the outcome of Saturday’s Super Rugby final, it should still serve as an occasion to celebrate the enduring influence of Johan Ackermann, writes CRAIG LEWIS.