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Kwagga Smith starts for Barbarians

Lions flank Kwagga Smith, MyPlayers

Kwagga Smith is one of four South Africans starting for the Barbarians against the All Blacks this weekend.

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Sharks, WP to clash in Currie Cup final

Sbu Nkosi, MyPlayers

The Cell C Sharks and DHL Western Province will meet in the Currie Cup Final in Durban on Saturday after powering their way to victories against the Vodacom Blue Bulls and Xerox Golden Lions respectively in the semi-finals.

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Currie Cup heats up ahead of semi-finals

Lions tackle the Bulls during SuperSport Rugby Challenge, MyPlayers

The pressure on the four Currie Cup Premier Division semi-finalists – the Cell C Sharks, DHL Western Province, Xerox Golden Lions and Vodacom Blue Bulls – will reach boiling point on Saturday as they go head-to-head in their biggest match of the season for a place in the Final.

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Sharks, WP to host Currie Cup semis

Seabelo Senatla, MyPlayers

The Cell C Sharks will host the Vodacom Blue Bulls in Durban and DHL Western Province will take on the Xerox Golden Lions in Cape Town in the Currie Cup Premier Division semi-finals next weekend.

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Branco du Preez – Another Blitzbok on 15s scene

Branco du Preez, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens playmaker Branco du Preez is enjoying his opportunity playing for the Golden Lions during the Currie Cup this season.

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Crusaders upset Lions at home in Super Rugby final

Lions wing Courtnall Skosan, MyPlayers

The Crusaders defeated 14-man Emirates Lions 25-17 in a gripping Vodacom Super Rugby Final played at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon to lift their eighth title and deny the home side a dream finish to an emotional campaign.

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Stunning comeback earns Lions home final

Lions, Super Rugby, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions and the Crusaders will meet at 16h00 on Saturday in Johannesburg in a dream Vodacom Super Rugby final to be staged at Emirates Airlines Park, after the Highveld side scored a sensational 44-29 semi-final victory over the Hurricanes.

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Aphiwe Dyantyi defied the odds to become pro

Aphiwe Dyantyi, MyPlayers

Lions speedster Aphiwe Dyantyi gave up rugby after school when he was told he was too small to play. However, he forced his way into the professional ranks after impressive performances in the Varsity Cup.

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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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Sink or swim in Super Rugby play-offs

Lions, Sharks, Super Rugby

Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final between the Emirates Lions and Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg will only be the fifth all-South African playoff in the history of the competition.

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