The Lions are comfortable that Marnitz Boshoff can fill Elton Jantjies’s shoes at flyhalf when they tackle the Bulls.
Lions coach Johan Ackerman has named his side to face the Bulls in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld.
The Bulls are the only Super Rugby side not to have lost at home this season and they are looking to keep that record intact.
The Lions remain a formidable side despite the loss of Elton Jantjies, Bulls coach Nollis Marais insists.
Bulls coach Nollis Marais has named his team for their Super Rugby derby against the Lions at Loftus Versfeld.
With four South African teams fighting it out for three Super Rugby places, five matches stand out as possible deciders.
With injury ruling out star flyhalf Elton Jantjies, the Lions will have to find a way to go on without their playmaker.
The Lions, who have recaptured some magic of late, should not be ruled out as possible home showpiece candidates, says Rob Houwing.
South Africa’s Craig Joubert will referee the South African Super Rugby derby between the Bulls and Lions in Pretoria.
The Bulls may still be basking in the glory of their superb defensive effort but their coach Nollis Marais has already warned them.
Lions star flyhalf Elton Jantjies has been ruled out of action for between three and four weeks after fracturing his finger.
The Lions are sweating over the availability of flyhalf Elton Jantjies after he fractured a finger against the Jaguares.
Especially after a dreary north-south derby at Loftus, the Lions and Sharks look more and more like best SA title hopes, says Rob...
The Lions have proved far too strong for the Jaguares, running out easy winners in a Super Rugby encounter in Johannesburg.
Live scoring and interactive commentary from the Super Rugby clash between the Lions and the Jaguares from Johannesburg.