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Lions coach left to rue ‘blunders’

Wellington – Lions coach Johan Ackermann pointed to the two tries his team gifted to the Hurricanes in the Super Rugby final on Saturday as the difference between the sides. The Hurricanes won 20-3 in atrocious conditions to lift the Super Rugby title for the first time. They had previously lost two finals, to the Crusaders and last year to

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Super Rugby heartbreak for Lions

Hurricanes (10) 20 Tries: Jane, Barratt; Conversions: Barratt (2); Penalties: Barratt (2) Lions (3) 3 Penalty: Jantjies   Hurricanes danger-man Beauden Barratt produced a master-class in tough conditions here at Westpac Stadium today to lead his team to a first Super Rugby title. It was third time luck for the Hurricanes, who lost the final match in 2006 and 2015, who

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