The Lions have reportedly put contract negotiations with Elton Jantjies on hold after the player was apparently involved in an early morning incident in a Durban hotel three weeks ago.
Ice-cool Handré Pollard goes into the crucial derby at Loftus Versfeld with a significant advantage over the volatile Elton Jantjies, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Stop the GIF to see who you would get to take a match-winning kick for the Springboks.
The Lions have named an unchanged team for Saturday’s match against the Hurricanes in Johannesburg.
Lions stand-in captain Malcolm Marx says the players have stood behind Elton Jantjies after the flyhalf was dropped before the match against the Stormers on Saturday.
Lions coach Swys de Bruin has explained the decision to drop flyhalf and vice-captain Elton Jantjies before the match against the Stormers at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Shaun Reynolds will start at flyhalf for the Lions against the Stormers on Saturday after Elton Jantjies was left out of the match 23 for breaching team protocol.
World Cup-winning flyhalf Joel Stransky says the 10-12 combination of Elton Jantjies and Handre Pollard is something the Springboks should persist with. DYLAN JACK reports.
Damian Willemse needs more game time at No 10 if he’s going to travel to the World Cup as a potential starting option, writes JON CARDINELLI.
A rare break from rugby in the off-season may allow Elton Jantjies to realise his potential in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.