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WP, Lions shining lights for SA

2014-12-22 14:18

The expansive styles adopted by Western Province and the Golden Lions were the highlight of the South African rugby season.

Ackermann: Now we can compete!

2014-12-12 10:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann says their new sponsorship deal will enable them to keep talented players at the union.

Name change for Ellis Park

2014-12-11 13:02

The Lions' home ground, Ellis Park, will be called Emirates Airline Park after the new sponsorship deal.

Lions: Ackermann staying put

2014-12-11 09:10

The Golden Lions Rugby Union is not worried about reports stating that coach Johan Ackermann is in high demand in Japan.

Major sponsorship coup for Lions

2014-12-10 18:28

The Lions are set to announce deals with global airline icon Emirates and two other sponsors.

Lions duo call it a day

2014-12-04 11:29

Golden Lions players Michael Bondesio and Deon van Rensburg have announced their retirement from professional rugby.

Dolphins dent Lions hopes

2014-11-30 14:00

The hopes of the Lions finishing top of the log have taken a blow with a five wicket defeat to the Dolphins in Bloemfontein.

Heyneke rewards Lions players

2014-10-28 12:06

Dale says the Lions quartet of Jaco Kriel , Julian Redelinghuys,Warren Whiteley and Robbie Coetzee fully deserve their spots in the Springboks end of year tour squad.

Lions must remain dominant

2014-10-20 14:29

Riaan says the Lions are a talented outfit, but they need to replicate their Currie Cup form into next seasons Super Rugby campaign to be taken seriously.

Four talking points: Lions vs Titans

2014-10-20 12:41

The Lions are edging closer to a spot on the top of the table as they beat the Titans by 38 runs on Friday at the Wanderers in their Momentum One Day Cup game, Lynn Butler looks at four talking points from the match.

Lions favourites against Sharks

2014-10-17 14:35

The Golden Lions will be bullish about their chances when they face the Sharks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Jantjies a big hit in Japan

2014-10-14 11:58

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies is enjoying life on and off the field at Japanese club NTT Shining Arcs.

SuperSport explains WP, Lions void

2014-09-26 11:55
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SuperSport has responded after WP and Lions fans were upset that their teams' Currie Cup games will not be shown this weekend.

Boks to rest in Super Rugby?

2014-09-18 09:07

Contracted Springboks could well be rested for certain periods during next year's Super Rugby competition.

Lions make late changes

2014-08-29 14:18

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has been forced to make several changes to his Currie Cup side for the match against the EP Kings.

Injury worries in Lions camp

2014-08-06 09:06

The Lions have suffered key injury blows ahead of their opening Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls at Ellis Park.

Super failure for SA teams

2014-07-30 13:00
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Herman Mostert reviews the South African teams' performances in this year's Super Rugby competition.

Lions name contracted list

2014-07-15 17:39

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has announced its new contracted player list for the 2015 season.

Whiteley led Lions by example

2014-07-14 17:30

Lions skipper Warren Whiteley features strongly on the Super Rugby stats lists after ordinary season, writes Rob Houwing.

Lions claw Cheetahs apart

2014-07-12 19:15

The Lions have romped to a comprehensive victory over the Cheetahs in their final Super Rugby match of the season.

SA's S15 wooden spoon battle

2014-07-12 08:58

The Lions and Cheetahs are both eager to avoid finishing last in the South Africa Super Rugby Conference.

Britz set for Cheetahs return

2014-07-10 14:40

The Cheetahs are reportedly close to luring Lions forward Willie Britz to further his career in Bloemfontein.

No champagne for Lions

2014-07-05 13:59

Lions coach Johan Ackermann isn't ready to pop the champagne, despite his team winning more matches than ever before.

As it happened: Lions v Rebels

2014-07-04 18:00

See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby match between the Lions and Rebels at Ellis Park.

Where to now for Boshoff?

2014-07-03 05:00

After his debut, the question remains whether Lions flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff can replicate the form which made him a Springbok.

 

2015: Big year for SA Super rugby teams

2014-12-12 13:43

Elmen thinks next year will be a big test for South African franchises in the Super Rugby competition.

Ackermann committed to Lions

2014-12-12 08:26

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has assured fans that he is fully committed to the team and not interested in moving to Japan.

Lions take flight with Emirates

2014-12-11 11:10

The Lions have official announced their partnership with global airlines company Emirates.

Lions announce contracted squad

2014-12-11 07:53

After a successful year, the Golden Lions Rugby Union has announced the final signings of players for the 2015 season.

New Lions recruit upbeat for 2015

2014-12-08 13:04

Sampie Mastriet hopes to make a positive impact for the Golden Lions and Springbok Sevens as he starts his new chapter in 2015.

Whiteley best Super Rugby defender

2014-12-04 10:12

Lions skipper Warren Whiteley was the most effective tackler in this year's Super Rugby competition.

S15: Better SA year looms

2014-10-28 22:18

Expect a significantly superior Super Rugby 2015 group effort from the South African sides, says Rob Houwing.

'Tahs inspire ball-in-hand Lions

2014-10-24 08:12

The Golden Lions will draw inspiration from Super Rugby champions the Waratahs when they face WP in the Currie Cup final.

Lions players deserve Bok call-up

2014-10-20 13:38

Emma says the Lions scrum is capable of beating the Springboks' front row.

Five talking points: Cape Cobras vs Lions

2014-10-20 11:41

An excellent batting display saw the Cape Cobras post an impressive 337/3 and cruise to victory by 53 runs over the Lions, Saadiq Samsodien looks at the talking points from the match.

Sharks will face a tough Lions outfit

2014-10-15 15:39

Jacques says the group stage encounter between the Lions and the Sharks will have little bearing on Saturday's semi-final.

Lions pose big challenge at home

2014-10-14 11:17

Trav says Sharks fans should be weary of the formidable Lions, especially at Ellis Park.

SA’s cream have fair draws

2014-09-18 12:12

Rob Houwing reckons South Africa’s “big three” powers have little to grumble about in 2015 Super Rugby roster terms.

Valentine's Day 'date' for Bulls, Stormers

2014-09-18 07:22

The Bulls will host the Stormers in the opening round of Super Rugby action in 2015 - on February 14.

Pace-setters clash at Newlands

2014-08-22 14:22

Bonus-point wins will be a thing of the past for either WP or the Golden Lions by the time their third-round Currie Cup clash ends.

Lions fullback heads abroad

2014-07-31 09:00

English club Exeter Chiefs have signed Lions fullback Chrysander Botha ahead of the new Premiership season.

Britz excited about new chapter

2014-07-17 10:05

Willie Britz is looking forward to returning "home" when he continues his career at the Cheetahs in 2015.

Lions boast awesome foursome

2014-07-15 14:10

This year's Super Rugby surprise packages, the Lions, are in a fortunate position to have four former Springbok stars at their helm.

Lions' tenacity rewarded

2014-07-13 16:45

The Lions' best-ever Super Rugby season came to an emphatic climax with their biggest victory in the competition.

As it happened: Lions v Cheetahs

2014-07-12 16:30

A recap of how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby match between the Lions and Cheetahs.

Franco to get big send-off

2014-07-10 19:07

The Lions will be looking to give lock Franco van der Merwe a memorable send-off in their final match of the S15 season.

Jantjies starts at 10 for Lions

2014-07-10 11:44

Elton Jantjies will start at flyhalf for the Lions in their final Super Rugby clash of the season against the Cheetahs.

Lions roar past Rebels

2014-07-04 21:12

The Lions have comprehensively beaten the Rebels in their Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Lions aim to finish strong

2014-07-03 17:44

The Lions hope to finish their season in the way they started it, defying their critics by having their best ever Super Rugby season.

Lions set to bow out in style

2014-07-01 17:13

The Lions will be looking to finish the round-robin stage of the S15 with a flourish to complete one of their best seasons.

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