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Van Rooyen to captain Lions for WP clash

2017-08-15 16:24

The Golden Lions travel to Cape Town to face Western Province this weekend and do so with a new captain in Jacques van Rooyen.

Racial incident mars Ellis Park Currie Cup clash

2017-08-15 12:56

Another racist crowd incident has played out of Ellis Park, this time after Saturday's Currie Cup clash between the Golden Lions and Sharks.

Swys: Major change would be 'foolish'

2017-08-11 17:00

New Lions and Golden Lions head coach Swys de Bruin says major change at the union would be 'foolish'.

CONFIRMED: Matfield named Lions forwards coach

2017-08-10 12:26

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has been confirmed as the Lions' new forwards coach.

Gloucester confirm Ruan Ackermann will join dad

2017-08-09 22:40

Lions loose forward Ruan Ackermann will join his father Johan at English club Gloucester.

WATCH: Skosan pays tribute to Ackermann

2017-08-07 14:13

Lions wing Courtnall Skosan has paid tribute to outgoing coach Johann Ackermann in a touching video post.

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'62 000 people didn't pay to see 15 versus 14 players' - Lions coach

The Crusaders’ 25-17 win was overshadowed by Lions flank Kwagga Smith’s red card late in the first half. Smith got his marching orders after taking out Crusaders fullback David Havili, who had jumped for a high ball. The Lions coach weighed in post match. Watch.

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Ackers: I never knew leaving would be this hard

2017-08-07 09:29

Outgoing Lions coach Johan Ackermann says he never knew leaving the franchise would be this difficult.

Mallett offers alternative to red card ruling

2017-08-07 08:31

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett feels the time is right for a change in rugby’s red card ruling.

Crusaders coach's final words for Ackermann

2017-08-07 07:05

It may have been a fierce rivalry this season, but the respect shared between the Lions and the Crusaders is there for all to see.

 

Lions: We will get to bottom of racist incident

2017-08-15 14:40

The Lions have responded to a video that is being circulated of an alleged racist incident that took place at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Du Preez: Lions red card 'didn't look good'

2017-08-14 09:55

Sharks coach Robert du Preez says Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee's red card offence on Saturday night 'didn't look good'.

Matfield: Bulls will always be in my heart

2017-08-11 08:28

Victor Matfield, a Bulls legend, believes the time is right to start a new venture at the Lions in Johannesburg.

Matfield in line for coaching job at Lions

2017-08-10 08:56

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield is reportedly in line to become the Lions’ new forwards coach.

Kwagga banned for 4 weeks for Super Rugby final red

2017-08-07 15:38

Lions flank Kwagga Smith has been baned for four weeks for his red card in the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.

Defence won Crusaders Super Rugby title

2017-08-07 12:50

The Crusaders put up some massive defensive performances in the Super Rugby playoffs that ultimately won them the title.

Ruan Ackermann set to join dad in England

2017-08-07 10:00

Lions loose forward Ruan Ackermann looks set to join his dad Johan at English club Gloucester.

South African rugby needed the Lions to win

2017-08-07 08:42

You can't really fault them after the season they had, but the Lions falling short in Saturday's Super Rugby final hurts, writes Lloyd Burnard.

5 talking points: Super Rugby final

2017-08-07 07:57

Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after the 2017 Super Rugby final between the Lions and Crusaders.

Breakdancing Crusaders boss makes history

2017-08-07 06:30

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has made Super Rugby history ... and it had nothing to do with his breakdancing.

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