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Lions keep SA flag flying in Super Rugby

Ruan Dreyer fronts the Lions scrum, MyPlayersRuan Dreyer fronts the Lions scrum, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions will host the Hurricanes in a repeat of last year’s Vodacom Super Rugby final after both teams qualified for the 2017 semi-finals during an action-packed top-eight round.

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Border, WP women continue good form

Springbok Women Sevens, MyPlayers

Defending SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial champions, Border, and Western Province on Saturday continued to stamp their authority in the early stages of Section A in the tournament as they cruised to convincing victories for the second week to remain unbeaten.

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SP Marais, Rhynardt Elstadt return for Stormers

Rynardt Elstadt, Stormers

Fullback SP Marais and flank Rynhardt Elstadt return for the DHL Stormers’ Vodacom Super Rugby quarterfinal against the Chiefs at DHL Newlands on Saturday.

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Sam Cane lauds Siya Kolisi’s rise in form

Stormers flank Siya Kolisi, MyPlayers

Chiefs and All Blacks flank Sam Cane has hailed the form of Stormers counterpart Siya Kolisi ahead of their Super Rugby quarter-final meeting, saying he “plays a lot like a Kiwi”.

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Lions secure Super Rugby top spot

Lions, Super Rugby, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions defeated the Cell C Sharks 27-10 on Saturday in Durban to clinch overall top spot on the Vodacom Super Rugby table, meaning the two sides will meet each again next week in Johannesburg in one of four quarterfinal fixtures.

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WP crowned first SuperSport Rugby Challenge champs

Western Province are the SuperSport Rugby Challenge champions, MyPlayers

The DHL Western Province team completed a dream season in the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge by beating a gutsy Tafel Lager Griquas 28-19 (28-0 halftime) in Cape Town on Sunday to become the first winners of the tournament.

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Women’s provincial rugby off to flying start

Springbok Women Sevens, MyPlayers

The SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial Competition got off to a flying start on Saturday as the three winning teams all scored over 40 points to make a strong statement in the opening round of the A division.

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Kings upset Bulls at Loftus

Southern Kings duo Andisa Ntsila and Chris Cloete, MyPlayers

Kings flyhalf Lionel Cronje kicked a last minute penalty to steer the Southern Kings to a historic 31-30 win over the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus Versfeld.

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Griquas, WP surge into SuperSport Rugby Challenge final

Ruhan Nel playing for Western Province, MyPlayers

Tafel Lager Griquas will travel to Florida Park in Ravensmead next Sunday to take on DHL Western Province in the final of the inaugural SuperSport Rugby Challenge after both sides kept their winning streak intact in the semifinals of the competition.

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SA Rugby confirm Super Rugby competitors

Lions, Sharks, Super Rugby

he Vodacom Bulls, Emirates Lions, DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks have been confirmed as South Africa’s four Vodacom Super Rugby competitors from 2018, SA Rugby announced on Friday.

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