ARTICLES RELATING TO LIONS

Lions: Duels that could sway it

2016-07-29 13:00

Rob Houwing pinpoints four of many individual battles that shape up as appealing and influential between the Lions and Highlanders.

NZ journo: Peyper appointment ‘ridiculous’

2016-07-29 10:00

NZ commentator Tony Johnson has criticised the decision to appoint Jaco Peyper as referee for the Lions v Highlanders quarter-final.

Lions' confidence the key in semi

2016-07-28 22:01

The Lions believe they have enough confidence “in the tank” to live up to the overwhelming expectation in this weekend’s Super Rugby semi-final.

3 more Lions put hands up for Boks

2016-07-28 14:27

A few more Lions players deserve call-ups to the Springbok squad for this year's Rugby Championship, writes Herman Mostert.

Lions blow as Whiteley ruled out

2016-07-28 12:55

Jaco Kriel will lead the Lions in their Super Rugby semi-final against the Highlanders after Warren Whiteley was ruled out.

Ackermann not relying on past stats

2016-07-28 08:50

Lions coach Johan Ackermann won't rely on the fact that only seven games during Super Rugby's final stages were won on another continent.

Whiteley ‘touch and go’ for semi-final

2016-07-27 07:18

Lions captain Warren Whiteley is hopeful that he’ll be fit to lead his team in their Super Rugby semi-final against the Highlanders.

Win or lose, Lions coaches pray

2016-07-26 11:56

The Lions coaches have a ritual of praying in the coach’s box after every game.

Prop blow for Highlanders ahead of SA trip

2016-07-26 09:00

The Highlanders have received an injury blow ahead of their Super Rugby semi-final against the Lions in Johannesburg.

Wellington semi shaping as the final

2016-07-25 21:26

The Lions and Highlanders chances of winning Vodacom Super Rugby depend so heavily on the Chiefs knocking over the Hurricanes.

 

Lions coach has faith in son

2016-07-29 11:20

Lions coach Johan Ackermann is confident that his son, Ruan, will be able to fill Warren Whiteley’s boots against the Highlanders.

Lions to sneak it by 2 - bookies

2016-07-29 08:34

The Lions will beat the Highlanders in a tight Super Rugby quarter-final on Saturday, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

Lions look to refs to crack down on professional fouls

2016-07-28 16:56

The Lions are hoping that referee Jaco Peyper will be hard on infringements in the 22 metre area, especially those which are professional fouls.

LIVE: Lions v Highlanders

2016-07-28 12:59

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Lions v Highlanders Super Rugby semi-final clash in Johannesburg.

Lions v ‘Landers: A history of humdingers

2016-07-28 10:31

Modern meetings between the Lions and Highlanders have tended to be high-quality, down-to-the-wire affairs, reminds Rob Houwing.

GCB, Lions congratulate award winners

2016-07-27 17:00

The Gauteng Cricket Board and the Lions have praised the winners at the Cricket South Africa awards.

Lions can press home Bok claims

2016-07-26 15:00

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee will be under increased pressure to select more Lions players for his side for this year’s Rugby Championship.

Lions sweat over Whiteley

2016-07-26 10:26

The Lions are sweating over the availability of skipper Warren Whiteley ahead of their Super Rugby semi-final against the Highlanders.

Peyper to ref Lions’ semi-final

2016-07-26 09:00

South Africa’s Jaco Peyper will referee the Lions’ Super Rugby semi-final against the Highlanders in Johannesburg.

Lions leading the way in NZ chase

2016-07-25 15:59

The Lions have shown that it is possible to compete with the New Zealand franchises, writes Lloyd Burnard.

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