'Grind': SA's URC franchises back at training
PICTURES: South African franchises have all picked where they left off following the Christmas break.
Lions, Sharks, Stormers and Bulls are hard at work preparing for 2022.
The four franchises will return to action on January 22 in a round of local derbies.
The Round eight fixtures will see the Lions host the Sharks.
The Stormers travel to Loftus Versfeld to take the Bulls.
Have a look at some of the training sessions below…