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Deysel, who joined Ulster from Guinness Pro14 rivals Munster in 2017, made his decision because of a "combination of lower-body injuries and various niggles".
Western Province took another step towards a home Currie Cup semi-final after they beat the Golden Lions 65-38 in a 14-try thriller at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.
A Ruan Steenkamp hatrick wasn't enough for the Blue Bulls as they went down 35-38 to the Golden Lions at Loftus Versveld on Saturday evening.
Bath have confirmed the signing of signing of Lions Super Rugby prop Jacques van Rooyen.
The Crusaders and the All Blacks haven't reinvented the rugby wheel. So why are South Africa's Super Rugby teams so far behind their New Zealand counterparts?
The Crusaders rumbled to a ninth Super Rugby crown in Christchurch on Saturday night, the defending champions running in four tries as they completed yet another marvellous season.
Despite the Lions facing 'Mission Impossible' in Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Crusaders, they are up to the task.
A Super Rugby season full of controversy, debate, highs and lows comes to an end on Saturday night when the Crusaders and Lions face off in the decider for the second straight year. Are the Lions any hope?
Crusaders pivot Richie Mo'unga capitalised on yet another unstoppable forward platform, making Beauden Barrett look second-rate in the process. Meanwhile in Johannesburg, the Waratahs ran out of gas against a free-running Lions.
A wiser NSW Waratahs side is ready for a "mountain" of a Super Rugby challenge under an emerging skipper who's happy to delegate to his teammates.
KweséESPN looks at three key players and gameplan factors that could be vital for the South African team if they are going to make a third successive Super Rugby final.
Front-rowers are not expected to outperform the loose forwards to be the turnover king in Super Rugby. But Malcolm Marx is an exceptional talent.
The odds are stacked against both the Waratahs and Hurricanes as they face Super Rugby semifinals away from home. The Crusaders are a perfect 20 from 20 in home finals games while NSW haven't won in Johannesburg since 2009.
Kurtley Beale can provide the spark needed to create some Super Rugby history in Johannesburg for the NSW Waratahs, halfback Nick Phipps says.
NSW Waratahs forwards coach Simon Cron will look for his hookers to hit the reset button and their targets, as they prepare to face Super Rugby's most prolific lineout combination.
The Crusaders were the only team to coast into the Super Rugby semifinals at the weekend with the other three encounters all closely-fought affairs. The Waratahs looked gone at halftime in Sydney, before the "big three" burst into life.
The opening weekend of the Super Rugby playoffs presents three matches that appear to be extremely even contests, particularly those in Sydney and Wellington. Can the Waratahs and Hurricanes respond after last week?
The Lions flyhalf has a chance over the next three weeks to prove he can stand up when it matters, to be the man to take his side all the way to the Super Rugby title.
There was plenty on the line in the final regular season round yet two Australian teams were unable to perform when it mattered most. The Brumbies did, however, exposing the Waratahs for exactly what they are.
Sunwolves winger Semesi Masirewa was given a red card for a lifting tackle on Bernard Foley. It was the correct decision to the letter of the law, but could it have been better served by a report system? Your Round 18 Super Rugby talking points are here.
Super Rugby returned from a month-long hiatus only for the negative themes from the June Test series to immediately surface in the provincial competition. Thankfully 24 hours later, the Chiefs helped remind us just how good the game can be.
The Rebels may have ended Australia's 32-game winless streak in New Zealand, but it was the Waratahs, Reds derby that produced the highlights, meanwhile two All Blacks players have been left red-faced for off-field hijinks.
The Waratahs were hoping to add the Chiefs to their list of victims after ending the trans-Tasman streak in Sydney last week. And they would have, too, had it not been for the game's premier lock: Brodie Retallick.
Replacement hooker Corne Fourie scored two tries as the Lions defeated an ill-disciplined Stormers 26-23 in their Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.
After 40 games, Australia finally saw the end of their New Zealand hoodoo with the Waratahs putting on a slick display to thump the Highlanders, while the deliberate knockdown debate continues to rage.
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