TEAM ANNOUNCEMENTS: Lions head coach Johan Ackerman has named eight Springboks in the starting XV against the Cheetahs on Saturday, February 25.
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Torsten van Jaarsveld will be leading the Cheetahs in their first Super Rugby encounter of the season on Saturday against the Lions in Bloemfontein.
SUPER RUGBY REPORT: The Blues started the 2017 season with a try-scoring (56-18) win over an error-prone Rebels in Melbourne in the competition's first Thursday mach.
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Springbok lock Lodewyk de Jager will make his Super Rugby debut for the Bulls on Saturday in Cape Town against the Stormers.
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: France coach Guy Novès has made three changes for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin.