Lions

Lions v Cheetahs

Ellis Park, Johannesburg, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)

Lions rout Cheetahs in try-scoring spree

Elton Jantjies was playing his last game for the Lions before heading to Japan.

The Lions, who had scored only 23 tries in 15 previous Super Rugby matches this season, ran in eight to humiliate the Cheetahs 60-25 in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Lions v Rebels

Ellis Park, Johannesburg, Saturday 3.10am (AEST)

Rebels lament late momentum shift against Lions

Late flurry: Warren Whiteley of the Lions dives over for a try.

David Barbeler Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan has lamented his side's failure to cope with a late momentum shift after the Lions came from behind for a 34-17 win in South Africa on Friday evening.

Lions maul Rebels in Johannesburg

Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan lamented his side's failure to cope with a late momentum shift after the Lions came from behind to win 34-17 in South Africa.

Force v Lions

nib Stadium, Perth, Saturday 7.40pm (AEST)

Super Rugby

Western Force will be in the pink for Lions game on Saturday

Nathan Charles

Nathan Charles After a two-week tour to South Africa it’s great to be back home in Perth. There are many things about touring that I love: going to new places, experiencing new cultures and getting to play in...

Live scores: Force v Lions

Live scores as Force host the Lions.

Matt Hodgson sparks Force to 29-19 Super Rugby win over Lions

Brad Elborough Two Matt Hodgson tries have sparked the Western Force to a 10-point win over the Lions in their Super Rugby contest in Perth.

Rugby

Western Force beat Lions to boost finals hopes

Nick Cummins is wrapped up by the Lions defence during the Force's victory.

The Western Force recorded a franchise-record eighth win of the season with a 29-19 triumph over the Lions in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash in Perth.

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Lions v Bulls

Ellis Park, Johannesburg, Sunday 1.05am (AEST)

Chiefs make nine changes for Lions clash

Defending Super Rugby champions the Chiefs have made nine changes to their starting line-up in a bid to reverse their form slump against the Lions in Hamilton on Saturday.

Chiefs v Lions

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Chiefs beat Lions 38-8 to lead Super Rugby table

Back from injury: Lions players move in to tackle Charlie Ngatai.

Defending Super Rugby champions the Chiefs rediscovered their winning mojo with a six-try 38-8 victory over the Lions on Saturday in Hamilton.

Highlanders v Lions

Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Highlanders hang on for narrow Super Rugby win over the Lions

Malakai Fekitoa of the Highlanders passes the ball. The Highlanders were too good for the Lions on Saturday night.

The Highlanders stole a 23-22 Super Rugby win over the Lions in Dunedin on Saturday, turning the tables on last week's narrow loss to the Stormers by the same margin.

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Rugby

Waratahs' scrum faces toughest Super Rugby test yet against Lions

Benn Robinson

Rupert Guinness Waratahs coach Michael Cheika's decision to appoint a defensive coach rather than a set-piece guru this season was always fraught with danger – and the price for it could emerge on Sunday...

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PREVIEWS

Waratahs v Lions

Tough night: WIll Skelton and the Waratahs were no match for the Force.

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Sunday 4.05pm (AEST)

Rugby

Waratahs bolster pack to take on mighty Lions scrum

Hard to stop: Will Skelton in training on Thursday.

Rupert Guinness Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has bolstered the strength of his set-piece forward pack. The 135-kilogram second-rower Will Skelton has been included in the starting side over Jacques Potgieter for...

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Rugby

Waratahs won't mistake Lions for pussycats, says Adam Ashley-Cooper

Georgina Robinson Physical dominance will stop the Waratahs tripping up on a potential banana skin of a game in Sydney on Sunday.

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