The 31-year-old Bulls winger has brilliantly revived his career and been at the forefront of the team’s improved showing in this year’s campaign.
It was a lesson in taking opportunities in Canberra.
Close, but no cigar for the men from Loftus.
With a pretty good away record in 2019, Robert du Preez’s men can certainly be confident.
Pote Human’s are hardly favourites against the Hurricanes, but they have the ability to spring an upset.
The Aussies are still favourites for the clash despite the Durbanites’ good overseas record in 2019.

Bulls’ excitement at Jesse’s return needs a dose of reality

The Springbok is undoubtedly a class act and valuable for Saturday’s semi, but he faces challenges on two fronts.

Hurricanes wary of the great Duane

The veteran Springbok No 8 has been a rock for the Bulls this campaign.

‘Contagious’ Caster inspires Jesse … and the Bulls

The Springbok centre hails SA’s world champion sprinter for fuelling his belief ahead of Saturday’s quarterfinal against the Hurricanes.

Super Rugby XV of the week: Stalwarts show class

From Lukhanyo Am to Steven Kitshoff, the last round robin round of this year’s tournament saw the established players flourish.

Sharks boss downplays off-field shenanigans ahead of playoff

Gary Teichmann insists that coach Robert du Preez is fully supported despite him calling the media ‘cockroaches’.

Swys hopes Bulls get a fair deal in Wellington

The Lions coach believes his neighbours need to be wary of the Hurricanes’ controversial breakdown tactics in this weekend’s playoff.

WATCH: Sharks coach calls media ‘cockroaches’

Yet a report suggests that Robert du Preez is fiddling with excuses while his coaching structure burns.

Brilliant Bulls secure playoff with rousing Lions win

Pote Human’s troops mixed power with precision as they score seven tries against a chastened opposition defence.

Classy Am leads Sharks’ smash-and-grab at Newlands

But the Durbanites and Stormers will reflect on a derby that was quite appalling at times.

Is this the last time we see Pollie against Elton?

Rassie Erasmus has embraced them as a combo at international level, but it’s a different matter in Super Rugby.

The sweet and sour of Malcolm Marx’s new contract

Lions coach Swys de Bruin admits nothing will be simple again when it comes to contracting in South African rugby.

Irony abounds as weary Sharks travel to Newlands

They’ve been forced to pick a flyhalf many of their supporters don’t want to see again in the jersey.

Lions told to be wary of Pollard

The Bulls’ pivot kicked the men from Ellis Park to pieces in their previous meeting this season.

I’m a finisher not a mathematician, says Dyantyi

That’s why the ace Lions winger isn’t preoccupied with Super Rugby playoff scenarios this weekend.




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