Daily Archives: March 25, 2014

Franco out for six months

The Lions suffered a major setback as their most experienced player, Springbok lock Franco van der Merwe, has been ruled out for up to six months with ankle ligament damage. The Springbok lock suffered the injury in the Lions’ win…

SA’s backs are still try-shy

Human steam-roller Willem Alberts who, let’s face it, generally prefers just one way to the line, currently heads the South African try scorers in Super Rugby with a less than princely three. By: Rob Houwing, Sport24 chief writer The hefty…