Concern over the potentially serious neck injury for Springbok Julian Redelinghuys clouded the Currie Cup semis, writes Rob Houwing.
The Free State Cheetahs have convincingly beaten the Golden Lions 55-17 in their Currie Cup semi-final in Bloemfontein.
A rousing Currie Cup semi could clinch a Bok berth against the Barbarians for Golden Lions marauder Kwagga Smith, writes Rob Houwing.
The Lions dominate the nominees for the various categories in this year's SA Rugby awards.
The Lions, by some distance South Africa's stand-out side in this year's Super Rugby competition, will face a far more friendly draw in 2017.
The time is right for Rohan Janse van Rensburg to be included in the Springbok set-up, Lions backline coach Swys de Bruin believes.
The 2017 Super Rugby fixtures have been released, with two exciting South African derbies on the cards.
Toulon have announced the arrival of second-row Andries Ferreira, who joins the club as a medical joker for injured back-row Juan Smith.
The Cheetahs consolidated their position at the top of the table after beating the Golden Lions in Bloemfontein.
Cheetahs coach Franco Smith believes the Currie Cup clash against the Golden Lions, will showcase “the future of South African rugby”.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann says whoever succeeds Adriaan Strauss as captain of the Springboks must be the best in their position.
Kwagga Smith will only be available for four tournaments in the next World Sevens series to focus more time on 15-man rugby.
Griquas edged defending Currie Cup champions the Golden Lions 30-24 in Kimberley on Saturday to secure their first win of the season.
Golden Lions lock Lourens Erasmus couldn't hide his delight after he scored the Currie Cup's fastest ever try in a win over the Pumas.
The Lions have little time to lick their wounds after losing the Super Rugby final as they slot straight into the Currie Cup which started this past...