Lions

Bulls tricked catnappers

OOM RUGBY breaks down that cunning lineout play used by the Bulls to ambush the Lions for a quick maul try at Loftus. READ MORE

Oom Rugby

Rassie, bring Ackers home!

Johan Ackermann’s track record has convinced STEPHEN NELL that the Gloucester coach is the best man to succeed Rassie Erasmus in 2020. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Lions good, Chiefs better?

Both the Lions and Chiefs scored six tries in breath-taking wins on the weekend, but it was the Chiefs who did so from 20 fewer carries, and more than 300m less with ball in hand. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

No possession, no worries

They held their own in territory stakes, but with under 40% of the possession, the Sharks made use of an abrasive defence, including 22 dominant hits, to subdue the Lions. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Skip the team announcement – Jake

Following in football’s footsteps, the Lions recently set a cunning trap with a last minute team change, JAKE WHITE says the ploy should be encouraged, not frowned upon. READ MORE

Jake White

Rassie’s big call on Whiteley

Move a world-class No 8 to the blindside, or omit SA’s most inspirational leader, this is the choice facing Bok coach Rassie Erasmus, writes STEPHEN NELL. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Stat Attack: Tidy Lions scrum to victory

They made fewer errors and conceded less turnovers, but the 4 penalties garnered by a power scrum proved the difference in a gutsy away win over the Chiefs by the Lions. READ MORE

Tank Lanning

Three SA teams in playoff frame

Super Rugby’s quarter-finals tracker has got the Sharks hosting the Bulls for a place in the final four while the Lions would travel to Melbourne for a shootout with the Rebels. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Who should go to Pro14?

FRESH TAKE: The Pro14 appears destined to make space for another one of SA’s Super Rugby franchises, JOSHUA BROWN explains which one should go north. READ MORE

Joshua Brown

Lions cash in on Rebel indiscipline

The Rebels had never beaten the Lions, and thanks to some truly horrific indiscipline at Ellis Park on Saturday, despite a giant halftime lead, it remains that way. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

Shootout at the Lions Den

Elton Jantjies and Quade Cooper are synonymous with attacking rugby, but ZELIM NEL dived into the numbers and came up with place-kicks picking the winner at Ellis Park. READ MORE

Zelim Nel