Super Rugby 19.6.2018 12:23 pm

The Lions seriously need to promote Baby Bok star Wandi Simelane

Promoting youth is working for the men from Ellis Park and Rohan Janse van Rensburg’s injury means he could stake a claim in his favoured position at centre.

The Lions' 2018 Super Rugby season has been characterised by the rise of two young black wingers in Aphiwe Dyantyi and Madosh Tambwe.

The Lions seriously need to promote Baby Bok star Wandi Simelane
The Lions seriously need to promote Baby Bok star Wandi Simelane

The Lions seriously need to promote Baby Bok star Wandi Simelane

Promoting youth is working for the men from Ellis Park and Rohan Janse van Rensburg’s injury means he could stake a claim in his favoured position at centre.

No break for Super Rugby in 2019
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No break for Super Rugby in 2019

The Super Rugby season will kick off earlier next year and run without a break for 21 weeks due to the World Cup in Japan.
‘Growth pains’ continue to trip up Bulls as injuries mount
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‘Growth pains’ continue to trip up Bulls as injuries mount

Inexperience once again led to the men from Loftus making poor decisions that cost them a victory that was there for the taking against the Brumbies.
Stormers philosophically accept Rhule’s game-changing red
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Stormers philosophically accept Rhule’s game-changing red

Despite showing great character in staying within touching distance against the Lions, the Capetonians’ discipline cost them dearly.
Stormers see red as streetwise Lions squeeze home at Newlands
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Stormers see red as streetwise Lions squeeze home at Newlands

Swys de Bruin’s men’s fine comeback had some gloss taken off it by Raymond Rhule’s sending off.
Red carded Brumbies stun Bulls with one man less
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Red carded Brumbies stun Bulls with one man less

John Mitchell will not be happy with a performance characterised by poor defence and soft moments.
Sharks falter in scrappy affair against Jaguares
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Sharks falter in scrappy affair against Jaguares

The Argentinians gain a sixth successive win as the men from Durban’s own playoff hopes receive a huge blow.
Why Bongi Mbonambi’s return is a big deal
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Why Bongi Mbonambi’s return is a big deal

The Stormers hooker has been on the sidelines for ten weeks following a frustrating appendix operation but is ready to face the Lions.
Crusaders edge Hurricanes in Super Rugby leaders clash
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Crusaders edge Hurricanes in Super Rugby leaders clash

The win puts the defending champions in pole position to qualify for the play-offs.
New Lions man Nic Groom: The Stormers will see I’ve changed
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New Lions man Nic Groom: The Stormers will see I’ve changed

The scrumhalf hasn’t had the easiest introduction to life at Ellis Park but he believes he’s getting there.
Sharks have ‘no breathing space’ in Argentina
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Sharks have ‘no breathing space’ in Argentina

That expression is not only figuratively speaking but also exactly how the Jaguares play their rugby…
From Mooiplaas’ river to Loftus: Thembelani Bholi stays a bruiser
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From Mooiplaas’ river to Loftus: Thembelani Bholi stays a bruiser

The flanker is one of the unsung heroes of the Bulls’ pack because he’s stay true to himself.
RG Snyman: We had a very tough team meeting after Argentina
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RG Snyman: We had a very tough team meeting after Argentina

The in-form Bulls lock reveals some hard words were spoken after a pretty poor performance against the Jaguares.
National interest could save Lions from waving goodbye to Elton Jantjies
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National interest could save Lions from waving goodbye to Elton Jantjies

Irish giants Ulster are cozying up to the Springbok flyhalf but there’s an ironic stumbling block in the way.
Stormers dropped like flies in Hong Kong ‘war zone’
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Stormers dropped like flies in Hong Kong ‘war zone’

Coach Robbie Fleck opens up on how his charges struggled with dehydration and heatstroke following a shock defeat to the Sunwvolves.
Battered Bulls hoping Jamba can inspire them to samba
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Battered Bulls hoping Jamba can inspire them to samba

Ulengo has been out for an extended period due to a knee injury but possesses the X-factor the men from Loftus could use in the Super Rugby run-in.
WATCH: Smile, it’s only a kick to the head!
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WATCH: Smile, it’s only a kick to the head!

No hard feelings from Waratahs wing Cam Clarke over Highlanders wing Tevita Nabura’s nasty karate-style kick.
Lions brace for wounded Stormers
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Lions brace for wounded Stormers

With the Jaguares still breathing down their necks in the South African conference, Swys de Bruin’s men can’t afford a slip-up against the Capetonians.
Bulls’ Argentinian thrashing down to poor attitude, says Mitchell
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Bulls’ Argentinian thrashing down to poor attitude, says Mitchell

The Bulls coach pulls no punches as he laments his inconsistent side’s inability to adapt.
Stormers reeling after shocker in Hong Kong
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Stormers reeling after shocker in Hong Kong

Robbie Fleck’s side’s inability to win away from home remains but the defeat against the Sunwolves also perhaps shows that they’re simply not good enough.
Wayward Lions eventually tame Brumbies
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Wayward Lions eventually tame Brumbies

Swys de Bruin’s men are back on track following three successive losses but they’re still nowhere near their best.
Sharks make life difficult for themselves as they tame gutsy Chiefs
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Sharks make life difficult for themselves as they tame gutsy Chiefs

Robert du Preez’s charges lack accuracy in truly putting away severely weakened opposition but get the job done.
Clumsy Stormers sunk by inspirational Parker
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Clumsy Stormers sunk by inspirational Parker

Consecutive wins for the Sunwolves for the first time in their Super Rugby history as their flyhalf lays his boot into Robbie Fleck’s men.
Bulls hope to exploit Jaguares’ habit of being naughty
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Bulls hope to exploit Jaguares’ habit of being naughty

Yet the men from Loftus calling out the Argentinians for their ill discipline is a bit like the pot calling the kettle black.
Mo’unga’s boot seals Crusaders win, Parker kicks Sunwolves home
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Mo’unga’s boot seals Crusaders win, Parker kicks Sunwolves home

Richie Mo’unga booted the Canterbury Crusaders back to the top of the Super Rugby ladder with a 32-24 victory over the Auckland Blues while a last gasp drop goal saw Japan’s Sunwolves down Western Stormers.
Sharks can’t be distracted by severely depleted Chiefs
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Sharks can’t be distracted by severely depleted Chiefs

The New Zealanders have no less than 20 players missing due to injury and All Blacks commitments but that only adds pressure for the hosts to win.

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