South African Jaco Peyper named as referee for Super Rugby final - New Zealand Herald

South African Jaco Peyper will take charge of the Lions v Crusaders Super Rugby final, with two of his countrymen getting key roles as his assistants. It's news that will not comfort Crusaders supporters, who are hoping their side can overturn the odds ...

Crusaders' final drive - Fiji Times

THE Crusaders have to do what no team has ever done before if they want to lift the Super Rugby trophy for an eighth time. Despite losing just one game during the regular season, the Crusaders must head to South Africa to face the Lions in Johannesburg ...

After all the distractions, it's a welcome 1 v 2 Super Rugby final - The Roar

It honestly couldn't have come at a better time. There's been so much confusion, angst, dunderheadedness, indecision, procrastination, and annoying silence in rugby this season that the Super Rugby Final delivering the best two teams all season was a ...

Crusaders v Lions: Super Rugby final a sellout - New Zealand Herald

Despite poor crowds throughout the playoffs, this weekend's Super Rugby final between the Lions and Crusaders in Johannesburg is a sellout. A crowd of 61,500 will be on hand at Emirates Airline Park for the title decider. The Lions are aiming to win ...

South Africa: What Ackers Told the Lions At Half Time - AllAfrica.com

The Lions that played the first half looked absolutely nothing like the Lions that played the second half of Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final at Ellis Park. Having let the Hurricanes race to a 22-9 lead, the Lions' first half performance was ...