ARTICLES RELATING TO GOLDEN LIONS

Griquas win fifth Vodacom Cup

2014-05-16 21:32

Griquas have been crowned 2014 Vodacom Cup champions for 2014 after beating the Golden Lions in the final in Kimberley.

Willie kicks Lions into final

2014-05-10 19:34

Willie du Plessis has kicked 11 points as the Golden Lions edged out the Blue Bulls in their Vodacom Cup semi-final.

Lions knock out Sharks XV

2014-05-02 17:48

The Golden Lions turned in a strong second-half performance to beat the Sharks XV in their Vodacom Cup quarter-final in Durban.

Lions thrash Limpopo Bulls

2014-04-12 18:42

The Golden Lions have completed a thrashing over the hapless Limpopo Blue Bulls in their Vodacom Cup North Section match.

Bulls edge Lions

2014-03-22 19:22

The Blue Bulls turned in a strong second-half performance on their way to victory over the Golden Lions in the Vodacom Cup.

Currie Cup: Big 5, Kings safe?

2014-02-07 09:00

A new proposal could see the so-called big five unions and the Eastern Province Kings be assured of their Currie Cup status.

Franco scoops top Lions award

2013-12-04 13:10

Springbok lock Franco van der Merwe has won the 2013 Player of the Year award at the Golden Lions Rugby Union.

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Currie Cup Match-ups

2013-10-17 15:27

See all the key match-ups ahead of the Currie Cup semi-finals.

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Newlands comeback for Elton?

2013-10-16 09:01

Springbok Elton Jantjies could make an unexpected return at flyhalf for the Golden Lions against Western Province at Newlands.

Lions sign Ricky Schroeder

2013-10-15 10:43

The Golden Lions rugby union has signed a two year contract with former Boland and WP scrumhalf Ricky Schroeder.

Why Cheetahs finish third...

2013-10-12 22:11

Confused who should finish third on the Currie Cup log? Read why the Cheetahs edged the Lions into third spot.

Lions seek playoffs momentum

2013-10-11 13:26

Victory alone over Griquas in their Currie Cup clash at Ellis Park will not suffice, says coach Johan Ackermann.

Lions change for Griquas clash

2013-10-10 11:30

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made a few changes to his side to take on Griquas in a Currie Cup encounter at Ellis Park.

WP claim bonus point win

2013-10-05 15:45
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Western Province have beaten the Golden Lions, earning a bonus point to go top of the log in their Currie Cup clash at Newlands.

Newlands return for Mapoe?

2013-10-02 12:37

The Golden Lions are likely to receive a welcome boost with the return of centre Lionel Mapoe for their Currie Cup clash against WP.

Sharks edge Lions to go top

2013-09-27 21:29
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Fred Zeilinga scored 21 points for the Sharks as they ran out winners over the Golden Lions in a Currie Cup clash at Ellis Park.

Bulls must banish blues

2013-09-20 16:41

The Blue Bulls face the Golden Lions at Ellis Park with their chances of reaching the Currie Cup playoffs hanging by a thread.

Lions ring changes for Bulls

2013-09-19 11:18

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made several changes to his team to take on the Blue Bulls at Ellis Park.

Elton Jantjies remains a Lion

2013-09-18 07:48

Golden Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies has committed to the Johannesburg-based union for the next two years.

Cheetahs hold off brave Lions

2013-09-13 21:31
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The Free State Cheetahs had to fight off a strong second-half showing from the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup clash in Bloemfontein.

Lions' 'D' delights Ackermann

2013-09-08 12:17

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has lauded his side for their defence in the dying minutes of their victory over Griquas.

Ackermann rings the changes

2013-09-05 14:09

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made a host of changes to his side to face Griquas in their Currie Cup clash in Kimberley.

Mapoe: I'm back in four weeks

2013-08-29 14:00

Lions centre Lionel Mapoe could make his return to the playing field in four weeks' time, the player revealed on Thursday.

Lions back in contention

2013-08-27 14:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann says their demolition of the Blue Bulls has evened out the Currie Cup log.

 

All roads lead to Kimberley

2014-05-14 21:47

The two biggest ‘dogs’ in the history of the Vodacom Cup will take on each other in Kimberley in the grand finale of the competition.

Bulls at home for Lions semi

2014-05-07 14:36

A late venue change handed the Blue Bulls home ground advantage for their Vodacom Cup semi-final against the Golden Lions.

Pumas maul Golden Lions

2014-04-26 19:56

JC Roos has led the Pumas to victory over the Golden Lions in their Vodacom Cup North Section match in Alberton.

Golden Lions cling to victory

2014-03-29 20:54

The Golden Lions held off a late Griffons fightback as they clung on for an enthralling win in their Vodacom Cup clash.

Golden Lions ground Valke

2014-03-15 15:16

The Golden Lions have staged a late comeback in their Vodacom Cup game against the Valke for a last gasp win at Ellis Park.

GLRU and MTN part ways

2013-12-13 12:55

The partnership between the Golden Lions Rugby Union and MTN has ended with the company opting not to renew their sponsorship.

Ackermann extends Lions stay

2013-11-08 16:12

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has announced that Johan Ackermann has re-signed on a two-year contract as head coach.

WP are the team to beat

2013-10-20 17:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has said that WP are 'the team to beat' in the Currie Cup final in Cape Town.

Jantjies returns to Newlands

2013-10-17 14:30

The Golden Lions have been boosted by the return of flyhalf Elton Jantjies for their Curie Cup semi-final against WP at Newlands.

De Jongh in doubt for semi

2013-10-15 18:00

WP coach Allister Coetzee has said he is unsure whether Juan de Jongh will recover in time to play against the Golden Lions.

Ackermann irked despite win

2013-10-13 14:16

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has said despite his team reaching the playoffs, the win over Griquas left a lot to be desired.

Lions stutter into semis

2013-10-12 16:43

The Golden Lions have qualified for the Currie Cup semi-finals despite a stuttering win over Griquas.

Lions back their middle man

2013-10-10 20:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has surprised many by selecting Andries Coetzee at centre for their Currie Cup clash with Griquas.

Ackermann rues slow start

2013-10-06 14:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has said that they left themselves too much to do in order to come from behind against WP.

Lions shuffle backline for WP

2013-10-03 11:19

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made several changes to his starting line-up for their Currie Cup clash against WP.

Jantjies blow for Lions

2013-10-01 09:00

Injury is likely to rule Golden Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies out for the remainder of the Currie Cup season.

Lions change two for Sharks

2013-09-25 11:51

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made two changes to his side ahead of their Currie Cup clash against the Sharks.

Conundrum for Jantjies' mom

2013-09-20 11:30

The mother of Elton and Tony Jantjies will wear a combined Lions and Bulls jersey when her two sons clash at Ellis Park.

Basson boosts struggling Bulls

2013-09-18 12:51

The struggling Blue Bulls have been boosted by the return of Bok wing Bjorn Basson for their Currie Cup game against the Lions.

Boom: Cheetahs kept their cool

2013-09-14 14:00

Cheetahs captain Boom Prinsloo praised his side for playing the full 80 minutes to beat the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup clash.

Bees Roux starts for Lions

2013-09-10 12:44
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Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made four changes to his starting line-up for their Currie Cup clash against Free State.

Griquas desperate for a win

2013-09-06 17:08

Griquas coach Pote Human says his they are desperate for a victory and need to claim maximum points against the Lions.

Lions claw their way to draw

2013-08-30 21:25
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The Golden Lions staged a miraculous comeback to draw with Western Province in their Currie Cup match at Ellis Park.

Aplon braces for kicking duel

2013-08-28 09:07

WP fullback Gio Aplon believes Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies will play a vital role with his tactical kicking in their Currie Cup clash.

Jantjies at pivot for WP clash

2013-08-27 11:30

Elton Jantjies is back at flyhalf for the Golden Lions' Currie Cup clash against Western Province at Ellis Park.

 
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