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Hurricanes out to end playoff hoodoo
Hurricanes out to end playoff hoodoo
Rugby

The Hurricanes have lost all six of their playoff games against fellow New Zealand teams in Super Rugby, including a 14-10 ...

24h
The pride semi ready to go
The pride semi ready to go
Rugby

Warren Whiteley won't be in his familiar No 8 jersey but he could yet play a crucial role when the Lions face the Highlanders, ...

29h
Ackermann won't bother himself with first semi
Ackermann won't bother himself with first semi
Rugby

By the time the Lions kick off against the Highlanders, they'll know whether they'll play at home or away in the final... provided they win.

1 day ago
Ackermann to replace Whiteley for Highlanders clash
Ackermann to replace Whiteley for Highlanders clash
Rugby

The absence of Warren Whiteley won’t change the way they play, said coach Johan Ackermann when he announced the team to take on the Highlanders.

2 days ago
Whiteley: What a journey!
Whiteley: What a journey!
Rugby

From Durban to Joburg via PE, it's been one helluva ride for the Lions captain - with plenty of twists and turns, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.

2 days ago
Slick Highlanders give Lions plenty to ponder
Slick Highlanders give Lions plenty to ponder
Rugby

They’re more dangerous than the Crusaders, but the Highlanders will find the going far tougher when they play the Lions, ...

3 days ago
What Stormers did right and wrong in 2016
What Stormers did right and wrong in 2016
Rugby

With their season over, John Goliath reflects on the Stormers’ Super Rugby season, what worked and what didn’t.

3 days ago
Chiefs receive Cane boost
Chiefs receive Cane boost
Rugby

The Waikato Chiefs received a huge boost when captain Sam Cane was cleared to play their Super Rugby semi-final against the Wellington Hurricanes.

3 days ago
Rohan is the man of the moment
Rohan is the man of the moment
Rugby

Young Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg has all the makings of a star, writes Jacques van der Westhuyzen.

3 days ago
Chiefs coach says no to All Blacks role
Chiefs coach says no to All Blacks role
Rugby

Waikato Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has ruled himself out of contention for an assistant role with the All Blacks at the next World Cup.

3 days ago
Peyper to take charge of Lions game
Peyper to take charge of Lions game
Rugby

Jaco Peyper was named as referee for the Lions' semi-final Super Rugby showdown against the Highlanders at Emirates Airlines Park.

4 days ago
Stormers bosses under fire after Chiefs debacle
Stormers bosses under fire after Chiefs debacle
Rugby

The spotlight has quickly turned onto the Stormers' hierarchy following their embarrassing defeat to the Chiefs.

4 days ago
Lions XV at full strength
Lions XV at full strength
Rugby

For the second week in a row, Johan Ackermann has a fully-fit first choice squad to select from for the Super Rugby semi-final ...

4 days ago
Positive game plan is not for the faint-hearted
Positive game plan is not for the faint-hearted
Rugby

The Hurricanes and the Chiefs don’t change their plans for the elements or for a pressure match like a knockout fixture, writes John Goliath.

5 days ago
Lions' early pressure and points set platform
Lions' early pressure and points set platform
Rugby

The Lions out-scored the Crusaders five tries to three. Rugby writer Jacques van der Westhuyzen highlights the key reasons for the win.