Replacement flyhalf Gianni Lombard kicked a last-minute penalty to hand the Emirates Lions a thrilling 36-33 comeback win over the Rebels in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Any rugby player nicknamed “The Brick” must have something special in his arsenal, and that is indeed the case for SA Rugby Academy player and former SA Schools star, Celimpilo Gumede.
Damian McKenzie provided the spark for the Chiefs as they romped to a comprehensive 56-20 victory over the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday afternoon, their first win in Pretoria since 2001.
The DHL Stormers almost caused an upset in Wellington, but ultimately paid the price for too many missed tackles and a high error count as the Hurricanes won their Vodacom Super Rugby clash by 34-28.
The Cell C Sharks bounced back to winning ways with a thoroughly deserving 28-14 Vodacom Super Rugby victory over the Rebels on Saturday evening in Durban.