As their playoff hopes fade, coach Swys de Bruin also laments a similar horror script against the ‘Canes as was the case in 2016.
Robbie Fleck’s troops could rue missing out on a fairly easy bonus point.
John Plumtree’s Hurricanes show their pedigree after oozing class after the turnaround.
SA Rugby will no longer directly contract Springboks and a ‘commitment clause’ will see young players rewarded for longer-term commitment to South Africa.
The Durbanites’ coach makes a risky selection that has already prompted a backlash.
Both them and the Highlanders in the end did well to stay in the frame, but finesse was certainly lacking.

Super Rugby It’s gonna get ‘ugly’ at Ellis Park as Elton returns

Forwards guru Phillip Lemmer warns his Lions to watch out for a controversial Hurricanes tactic.

Super Rugby Bulls deny rubbishing national interest as Pollard returns

The Springbok flyhalf’s return is mildly controversial with the World Cup in mind.

Super Rugby Looks are deceiving when it comes to Marco van Staden’s Bok masterplan

This no-frills Bulls rugger rugger isn’t going reclaim his beloved national jersey by keeping things simple…

Super Rugby Super Rugby XV of the week: No Elton, no problem

The two Gauteng franchises flex their muscles as Curwin Bosch continues to impress at No 10.

Super Rugby Elton and the Lions kiss and make up

The influential flyhalf was suspended for a week following a breach of team protocol.

Super Rugby Stormers’ massive casualty list is Springboks’ too

Now Eben Etzebeth also seems set for a stint on the sidelines.

Super Rugby Lions’ celebrations quickly put on hold

They’re firmly back in the playoff mix, but that can quickly change this week against the formidable Hurricanes.

Super Rugby Lions keep hopes alive with entertaining derby win

Free-flowing, attacking rugby is the order of the day at Ellis Park as the Stormers rue a litany of turnovers.

Super Rugby Hurricanes blow Sharks away

The Durbanites make all the play, but their discipline lets them down badly.

Super Rugby Mapimpi: ‘The best wing in the country’

The hype is very much justified, believes Sharks coach Robert du Preez.

Super Rugby Gritty Bulls hold on for a draw in Auckland

Pote Human’s troops deliver enough moments of inspiration to hold off a Blues side that probably should’ve won.

Super Rugby More drama as Lions dump Jantjies

The influential flyhalf has been punished for ‘breaching team protocol’ as the team’s difficult year continues.

Super Rugby Genia gets the green light but the Lions see red flags waving

Here are five Super Rugby talking points for the coming weekend.




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