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No panic for Lions

Despite losing their frst two Super Rugby games, the Lions and coach Johan Ackermann haven’t pressed the panic button yet.

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Stormers’ surprise selection for Lions clash

Stormers spring a surprise with the selection of hooker Bongi Mbonambi ahead of Scarra Ntubeni to face the Lions

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Lions team to face Stormers

Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to take on the Stormers at Ellis Park, making several changes.

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No panic for Lions
February 27 2015 at 06:59

Despite losing their frst two Super Rugby games, the Lions and coach Johan Ackermann haven’t pressed the panic button yet.

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Stormers’ surprise selection for Lions clash
February 26 2015 at 16:43

Stormers spring a surprise with the selection of hooker Bongi Mbonambi ahead of Scarra Ntubeni to face the Lions

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Lions team to face Stormers
February 26 2015 at 15:03

Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to take on the Stormers at Ellis Park, making several changes.

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Stormers want to vary attack
February 26 2015 at 12:46

Stormers backline coach Robbie Fleck wants the team to vary their attack more, especially from set-pieces.

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Drotske seeks consistency from Cheetahs
February 26 2015 at 10:58

The Cheetahs beat the Sharks in their opening Super Rugby game and coach Naka Drotske has urged his side to produce a similar performance against the Blues.

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Sharks make two changes for Bulls
February 26 2015 at 09:44

Centre Andre Esterhuizen will make his first start of the season for the Sharks after being named as one of two changes for the Super Rugby clash against the Bulls.

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Sharks’ Reinach coming into his own
February 25 2015 at 15:35

Following an outstanding Super Rugby season last year, Cobus Reinach was rewarded with a Springbok call-up for the Rugby Championship.

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Stormers won’t be ambushed again
February 25 2015 at 12:48

The Stormers had barely stepped off the team bus last year when the Lions mugged them at Ellis Park.

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Cheetahs add pace to ranks
February 25 2015 at 11:50

Cornal Hendricks has been named in the starting line-up as the Cheetahs prepare to face the winless Blues.

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Saru makes road map for black Boks
February 25 2015 at 07:59

The plan to have black players as half of every Springbok team by 2019 is a target and not a quota, Saru says.

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Super Rugby not won in February
February 25 2015 at 07:11

Ryan Kankowski admits that Super Rugby cannot be won in February, but believes poor results could be critical.

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Transformation plan for SA rugby unveiled
February 24 2015 at 14:16

The wide-ranging Strategic Transformation Plan which was approved by the General Council would provide a road map for rugby for the next five years.

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Lambie showing top form
February 24 2015 at 13:58

Jacques van der Westhuyzen believes Patrick Lambie’s tactical kicking gives him an edge over his fellow Bok contendors.

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Lions have lots of work to do
February 24 2015 at 12:49

If losing their first two games wasn’t bad enough, Lions boss Johan Ackermann now has to work miracles to get his players’ confidence up.

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Stormers suffer major blow
February 24 2015 at 07:10

The 2015 Super Rugby has come to an end for Rynhardt Elstadt, who established himself as a key member of the ever-improving Stormers pack.

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Pressure mounts on Ludeke
February 24 2015 at 11:05

It seems like Bulls coach Frans Ludeke's bosses patience is wearing thin after after the team's opening two defeats.

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Vancouver added to World Sevens series
February 24 2015 at 10:17

Vancouver will become the 10th stop on the World Sevens series in 2015/16 as teams finalise their preparations for next year's Olympic Games.

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Coetzee not happy with performance
February 23 2015 at 12:44

Allister Coetzee had some mixed emotions following the Stormers' 27-16 win over the Blues at Newlands.

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Gold relieved after taming Lions
February 23 2015 at 12:20

The relief in the Sharks camp was palpable at the weekend after the Lions had been out-muscled and out-played in horrendous conditions.

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Bulls looking like losers
February 23 2015 at 10:50

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke and company need to come up with a plan B ... and pretty quickly, writes Vata Ngobeni.

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