Marais stars for ‘ninja’ Bulls

Bulls backs Jan Serfontein and SP Marais combined superbly to repel the Western Force in Round 10, and the stats reflected the quality of their performances.

Lions fell into ‘Canes trap

As the SA side most inclined to play a more ball in hand game, the Lions appear to have been “Out Kiwi’d” by a New Zealand side says stat-man TANK LANNING.

Eleven-try win for Jaguares

The Jaguares scored eleven tries as they claimed their debut home win in Super Rugby, running out 73-27 victors over the Kings on Saturday.

Zas sees red as ‘Tahs win

A late converted try from Michael Hooper helped the Waratahs beat the Stormers 32-30 in a tight Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.

Reds put Cheetahs to the sword

The Reds secured only their second victory of the season when they beat the Cheetahs 30-17 in Brisbane on Saturday.

Bulls bag bonus point in Perth

The Bulls got their overseas tour off to a fine start after claiming a 42-20 bonus-point win over the Western Force in Perth on Friday.

Chiefs edge past Sharks

Super Rugby leaders the Chiefs made it eight wins out of nine this season but had far from an easy ride in their 24-22 win over the Sharks

Extreme touring with the Sharks

Super Rugby tours have become much more placid affairs, according to MIKE GREENAWAY who recalls a few heart-racing tales from the Sharks conquests of yesteryear.

Litmus test awaits Jantjies, Barrett

STAT CHAT zooms in on the strengths and weaknesses of Lions pivot Elton Jantjies and playmaker Beauden Barrett in their looming flyhalf duel at Ellis Park.

Jantjies – I look to create

In an exclusive interview, we chat to Elton Jantjies about working with Bok coach Allister Coetzee, his partnership with Faf de Klerk, and the challenge of facing Beauden Barrett.