The Stormers' hopes of finishing Super Rugby league runners-up and securing a home semi-final were dented on Saturday when they drew 19-19 with the Lions in a Cape Town thriller.
Georgina Robinson The Waratahs have again slammed the frequent use of stoppages in Super Rugby after a bonus point loss to the Lions left them clinging to top spot in the Australian conference overnight.
The NSW Waratahs may be running on to Ellis Park, Johannesburg without forwards Will Skelton and Tolu Latu on Saturday evening (Sunday morning AEST), but that has not stopped rival coach Johan Ackermann from describing the contest as "Lions versus the Wallabies".
The Lions spoiled the final Super Rugby home match of the Cheetahs under coach Naka Drotske with a bonus-point 40-17 South African derby triumph on Saturday in Bloemfontein.
Chris Dutton The Brumbies face a tough run to the Super Rugby finals, but is the best defence in the competition enough to get them to their goal?
Chris Dutton A gutted Matt Toomua is hopeful that he will be fit for the ACT Brumbies' last three games.
Chris Dutton Henry Speight touched the ball just three times last week, but has vowed to make the most of any opportunities that come his way against the Lions.
The Lions staged a remarkable second-half comeback to defeat New Zealand's Otago Highlanders 28-23 in their Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The Bulls have ended the five-match Super Rugby winning streak of fellow South Africans the Lions with a thrilling 35-33 bonus-point triumph.
The Lions have edged the Cheetahs 34-29 in an eight-try Super Rugby thriller at Ellis Park that gave the competition a much-needed boost in South Africa.
The Lions survived a stoppage-time scare to defeat the harks 23-21 Saturday and secure a Super Rugby top-six place for the first time this season.
Substitute hooker Armand van der Merwe snatched a last-minute try to earn the Lions a 22-18 victory over the Bulls on Saturday in a Super Rugby thriller.
Beth Newman It was a game that was supposed to "kick-start" Queensland's Super Rugby season after Quade Cooper's long-awaited return from injury.
Roy Ward Melbourne Rebels failed to make the most of a dominant first half and then floundered for most of the second to suffer a crucial loss to the Lions in a Super Rugby match at AAMI Park on Friday night.
Roy Ward Rebels coach Tony McGahan says late Lions' loss a painful lesson.
Liam Napier John Kirwan's men remain winless after ugly 13-10 defeat at the hands of lowly South African outfit.
Solid stoppage-time defending earned the Stormers a 22-19 away Super Rugby victory over the Lions on Saturday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
Ellis Park, Johannesburg, Sunday 4.10am (AEST)
Marcell Coetzee scores two late tries to help the Sharks earn a bonus point win over the Lions in the wet.