ARTICLES RELATING TO LIONS

Brave Griquas down Lions in Kimberley

2016-08-20 16:30

Griquas edged defending Currie Cup champions the Golden Lions 30-24 in Kimberley on Saturday to secure their first win of the season.

Quick turnaround for Lions

2016-08-08 14:20

The Lions have little time to lick their wounds after losing the Super Rugby final as they slot straight into the Currie Cup which started this past weekend.

5 talking points: Super Rugby final

2016-08-08 08:21

Sport24’s Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after the Super Rugby final between the Hurricanes and Lions.

Lions to learn lessons from defeat

2016-08-06 16:51

Lions head coach Johan Ackermann lamented the difficult weather conditions as his men lost to the Hurricanes in the Super Rugby final.

As it happened: Hurricanes 20-3 Lions

2016-08-06 11:25

LIVE updates and interactive commentary on the Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and Lions from Wellington.

Lions: 10% record v ‘Canes

2016-08-05 14:44

The Lions will have to improve on a terrible head-to-head record against the Hurricanes if they are to win the Super Rugby final.

Big final shift by Franco? Bet on it

2016-08-05 12:13

If the final is Franco Mostert’s last Lions’ Super Rugby game, it should differ little from any match-day for this amazing grafter, says Rob Houwing.

'Canes to down Lions by 7 - bookies

2016-08-05 09:12

The Hurricanes will get the better of the Lions in a tightly contested Super Rugby final, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

Scrums the key to final battle

2016-08-04 11:25

The Emirates Lions know one of the key factors to success in this weekend’s Vodacom Super Rugby final is the performance of their setpiece.

Cake Tin: SA sides mostly crumble

2016-08-03 06:30

The Hurricanes’ modern win success rate against SA teams in Wellington doesn’t bode that well for the Lions on Saturday, writes Rob Houwing

 

Erasmus delighted with record-breaking feat

2016-08-14 18:51

Golden Lions lock Lourens Erasmus couldn't hide his delight after he scored the Currie Cup's fastest ever try in a win over the Pumas.

Mallett: Lions were outplayed in the wet

2016-08-08 10:04

Nick Mallett believes the Hurricanes’ mastery of the wet conditions enabled them to floor the Lions in the Super Rugby final.

Naas: Jantjies didn't control the game

2016-08-07 09:26

Naas Botha has criticised Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies’ tactics in his side’s Super Rugby final defeat to the Hurricanes.

Lions: Yes, do cry for Argentina

2016-08-06 14:29

Rob Houwing admits it will eat at his mind for a while: the vanquished Lions’ squandered opportunity to set up a Jo’burg final...

Hurricanes outclass Lions to win Super Rugby

2016-08-06 11:19

The Hurricanes have won their first Super Rugby title after beating the Lions in the final in Wellington.

Lions kickers crucial for final victory

2016-08-05 13:25

The Lions will know that in what is expected to be wet and slippery conditions one part of their game that hasn’t received much attention - the kicking game.

Whiteley survived hijacking ordeal

2016-08-05 10:17

Lions skipper Warren Whiteley has revealed he survived an attempted hijacking by gun-wielding men earlier in the season.

Matfield offers Lions some advice

2016-08-04 17:26

Former Springbok Victor Matfield has given the Lions some advice ahead of their Super Rugby final clash with the Hurricanes on Saturday.

Whiteley fit to lead Lions in final

2016-08-04 08:13

No 8 Warren Whiteley has been declared fit and will lead the Lions in the Super Rugby final against the Hurricanes in Wellington.

Whiteley set to return for final

2016-08-02 21:46

The Lions look set to name captain Warren Whiteley in their starting line-up for the Super Rugby final against the Hurricanes.

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