Sharks utility back S'bura Sithole says the team has every chance of toppling the Lions in Saturday's semifinal.
The 26-year-old Olympic swimming champion is hoping to avoid surgery over a troublesome shoulder.
The South African rugby team has won the first Test of a two-game series against Wales 38-16.
Briton Eleanor Greenwood has broken the Russian stronghold on the Comrades by becoming the first athlete outside eastern Europe in 11 years to win.
AmaZulu's chances of claiming a top-eight Premiership finish has suffered a blow after a goalless draw against University of Pretoria in Durban.
Olympic medallist Chad le Clos has beaten Dylan Bosch ahead of the Commonwealth Games qualifiers, where he is bidding to win eight individual titles.
The Proteas have taken a 2-0 series lead against India with a 134-run victory in the second one-day international in Durban.
Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson has highlighted Springbok back Patrick Lambie's performance after the match against Free State Cheetahs.
Bafana coach Gordon Igesund has insisted the SA team was neither “bulldozed nor bullied” by Nigeria during the Nelson Mandela Challenge.
AmaZulu captain Tapuwa Kapini expects a good result against Manchester City ahead of their Nelson Mandela Football Invitational friendly.