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Emirates Lions deal smells fishy

2014-12-12 12:22

Alan is skeptical about the sponsorship deal struck between Emirates airlines and the Golden Lions.

Golden Lions lose sponsor

2014-11-17 17:15

2014 Currie Cup runners up, the Golden Lions, have lost one of their sponsors ahead of the 2015 rugby season.

Doppies calls it a day

2014-10-31 09:06

Doppies la Grange, who played centre for Griquas in this year's Currie Cup, has announced his retirement from rugby.

Lions prop eager to boost Boks

2014-10-28 15:33

Lions prop Julian Redelinghuys hopes his passion for scrummaging will see him make a valuable contribution to the Springboks.

Joubert didn't have control over the scrums

2014-10-27 14:39

Mark criticises referee Craig Joubert on his handling of the scrums in the Currie Cup final.

As it happened: WP v Golden Lions

2014-10-25 16:30

LIVE and interactive coverage of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup final between WP and the Golden Lions at Newlands.

Lions' scrum plan for Newlands

2014-10-24 12:00

The Golden Lions have targeted the engine room - and more specifically the scrums - as they prepare for the Currie Cup final.

Fans say it will be the Lions!

2014-10-24 09:10

The Golden Lions will walk away with the honours in Saturday's Currie Cup final, if Sport24's readers are to be believed...

Nerves not getting to Lions

2014-10-23 22:31

Excitement rather than nerves is building ahead of the Currie Cup final, according to Golden Lions captain Warren Whiteley.

Stats show Lions supremacy

2014-10-23 13:02

WP may enjoy the home-ground advantage, but the Golden Lions hold the upper hand stats-wise heading into the Currie Cup final.

Lions name side for Newlands

2014-10-23 11:28

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has announced his team for their Currie Cup final against Western Province in Cape Town.

Rhodes backs no Boks scenario

2014-10-23 09:13

WP flank Michael Rhodes is happy with the fact that the Springboks aren't allowed to return during the latter rounds of the Currie Cup.

Lions a team of happy 'rejects'

2014-10-22 21:00

Despite facing their toughest game, Johan Ackermann’s band of “rejects” have the world is at their feet at the moment.

Carr and De Jongh key in Province midfield

2014-10-22 15:13

Sean says Nizaam Carr and Juan de Jongh need to be resilient midfield to thwart an impressive Lions team from snatching the Currie Cup.

WP-Lions: 4 gripping duels

2014-10-22 13:31

Collectively, the Currie Cup finalists look hard to separate ... here are some duels, suggested by Rob Houwing, to tilt it.

Lions' brand excites Whiteley

2014-10-22 12:30

Golden Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his team is finding a great balance between attack and defence.

Wiese: WP to nick it

2014-10-22 11:25

Former Bok and Golden Lions lock Kobus Wiese believes the hostile Newlands crowd could be the difference in the Currie Cup final.

Scrums could decide Cup final

2014-10-22 07:44

WP should start as favourites, but scrums could play a major role in the Currie Cup final, says Sharks coach Brad Mac­Leod-Henderson.

Lions not falling for mind games

2014-10-21 20:30
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Johan Ackermann was having none of the mind games that he believes WP have been playing ahead of the Currie Cup final.

Lions will win Currie Cup - Bullet

2014-10-21 05:00

James Dalton believes the Golden Lions superior scrum will lay the foundation for a victory in the Currie Cup final.

Joubert to ref Currie Cup final

2014-10-20 13:03

Craig Joubert will take charge of the Currie Cup final between Western Province and the Golden Lions at Newlands.

WP, Lions set for thrilling final

2014-10-19 21:46

With the Golden Lions scoring six tries and WP three in their Currie Cup semi-final triumphs, the final promises to be entertaining.

WP v Lions: It’s been a while

2014-10-18 23:20

A 28-year drought as finalists together will be broken when WP tackle the Lions in the Currie Cup showpiece, writes Rob Houwing.

Fans say WP v Lions final

2014-10-17 11:41

WP will host the Golden Lions in the final of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup - if Sport24's readers are to be believed...

Lions name team for Sharks

2014-10-16 11:11

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to take on the Sharks in their Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park.

 

Whiteley the top Lion for 2014

2014-12-03 21:06

Warren Whiteley was named the 2014 Player of the Year at the annual Golden Lions Rugby Union Player Awards.

Lions No 2 goes under the knife

2014-11-14 15:00

Golden Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee will undergo surgery in Durban to reduce the pain in his neck and prepare him for the new season.

Lions lure quartet from Bulls

2014-10-28 20:30

The Golden Lions have snapped up a quartet of Blue Bulls players - including two SA Under-20 stars and a Springbok Sevens player.

Kaplan praises ref Joubert

2014-10-27 15:08

Retired SA referee Jonathan Kaplan has praised the overall performance of Craig Joubert in this past weekend's Currie Cup final.

Mallett: Catrakilis was 'metronomic'

2014-10-27 09:41

Nick Mallett has lauded the performance of WP's Demetri Catrakilis after their win over the Lions.

WP speedster feels blessed

2014-10-24 13:15

Speedster Seabelo Senatla says he feels blessed to play for WP as they prepare for the Currie Cup final against the Golden Lions.

Balie's comments upset WP

2014-10-24 10:39

Western Province are a bit perturbed by the fact that Balie Swart, a SARU scrum consultant, has praised the Golden Lions scrum.

The Great WP-Lions Debate!

2014-10-24 09:07

WP v Golden Lions at Newlands for the 2014 Absa Currie Cup title. Who's it going to be? Sport24's 'experts' have their say...

Varsity Cup births 29 finalists

2014-10-23 14:45

The Currie Cup final between WP and the Golden Lions will feature 29 players who have graduated from the Varsity Cup.

WP pick team for final

2014-10-23 12:32

WP coach Allister Coetzee has kept the changes to a minimum for the Currie Cup final against the Golden Lions at Newlands.

Bok-free Lions making merry

2014-10-23 10:00

Tank Lanning sees the Lions as a tight-knit Super Rugby side making merry in a watered-down Currie Cup.

WP aim to banish final ghosts

2014-10-23 05:00

In search of their first victory in a home final at Newlands since 2001, WP will have to tame a rampant Golden Lions side.

Mains: Savea better than Lomu

2014-10-22 17:00

Ex-All Black and Lions coach Laurie Mains agrees with the notion that Julian Savea is a more complete wing than Jonah Lomu was.

Mallett calls for fair referee

2014-10-22 14:32

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett has called for a strong refereeing performance in the Currie Cup final between WP and the Lions.

Lions deserve title

2014-10-22 13:24

Maestro doesn't see a weakness in the Lions team and says the Joburg outfit deserve the title this year.

Krige: Carr key to a WP win

2014-10-22 12:30

Former Western Province captain Corne Krige says it's important for WP that Nizaam Carr plays in the Currie Cup final.

Final tickets selling fast

2014-10-22 10:13

Tickets to the final of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup between WP and the Golden Lions at Newlands are selling fast.

Why WP may be less nervy

2014-10-21 23:37

Several WP players sport useful ‘final knowledge’ going into the showpiece game against the Lions, writes Rob Houwing.

Coetzee labels Lions favourites

2014-10-21 09:24

Western Province coach Allister Coetzee says the Golden Lions will go into the Currie Cup final at Newlands as favourites.

Carr cleared for final run

2014-10-20 20:35

WP's injury concerns ahead of the Currie Cup final at Newlands against the Golden Lions are almost a thing of the past.

Mallett: WP must give Coleman a go

2014-10-20 07:36

Nick Mallett says WP should consider giving Kurt Coleman a run in the Currie Cup final.

Coach praises Lions bench

2014-10-19 15:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes the impact his substitutes resulted in their semi-final victory over the Sharks.

Lions roar into Currie Cup final

2014-10-18 16:46
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The Golden Lions have roared into the Currie Cup final after a dominant semi-final victory over the Sharks at Ellis Park.

Cooper back at No 2 for Sharks

2014-10-16 11:28

Brad MacLeod-Henderson has named his team to take on the Golden Lions in their Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park.

Sharks to target lineouts

2014-10-16 05:00

The Sharks will know all about how important the first phase battle, particularly at lineouts, is to Currie Cup success.

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