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Springbok wing Ruan Combrinck has allegedly suffered another injury that is expected to keep him out of action for a lengthy spell.
Lions and Springbok flank Jaco Kriel has been ruled out for six weeks with a shoulder injury sustained in the 23-23 draw with the Wallabies.
Rumours are circulating that more South African franchises would like to join the expanded PRO14 competition, according to media reports.
Victor Matfield says it “just felt right” becoming Lions forwards coach when approached by head coach and long-time mentor Swys De Bruin.
The Lions have confirmed the appointment of former Springbok lock Victor Matfield as their new forwards coach.
Gloucester have confirmed that back-row Ruan Ackermann is to join them from Super Rugby finalists the Lions subject to visa clearance.
Now that the dust has settled on the last-ever 18-team Super Rugby campaign, we sat down and eventually settled on our Team of the Year.