4 Boks to start for SA 'A' team

2016-06-08 13:30

South Africa ‘A’ coach Johan Ackermann has included four forwards with Test experience in his starting team to face the England Saxons.

Ackermann lauds Coetzee's training style

2016-06-03 07:30

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has lauded Springbok coach Allister Coetzee's Springbok training in Stellenbosch this week.

Ackermann to coach SA ‘A’ team

2016-05-28 19:42

Johan Ackermann has been appointed as head coach of a strong SA ‘A’ team, for their two-match series against the England Saxons next month.

Lions show must go on without Elton

2016-05-24 21:33

With injury ruling out star flyhalf Elton Jantjies, the Lions will have to find a way to go on without their playmaker.

Ackermann rotates Lions for Jaguares

2016-05-19 19:09

Lions coach Johan Ackermann rotated his squad significantly to let a number of fringe players get their start against the Jaguares.

Lions face test of character

2016-05-02 10:25

Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes his side face their biggest “test of character” as a squad since he took over as coach.

Lions wait on Kriel

2016-04-14 21:24

The Lions will have an anxious wait to know if flanker Jaco Kriel is fit for their Vodacom Super Rugby showdown against the Stormers.

Lions duo not ‘dropped’

2016-04-08 07:26

Lions coach Johan Ackermann says their rotational policy was the reason behind him making two changes for their clash against the Sharks.

Lions hopeful on Jantjies

2016-03-30 07:34

The Lions are hopeful that flyhalf Elton Jantjies will be ready to face the Crusaders in a Super Rugby clash in Johannesburg.

Ackermann commits to Lions, out of Bok frame

2016-03-28 13:05

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has reportedly extended his contract with the Johannesburg-based franchise.


Mostert pays tribute to Ackermann

2016-06-03 09:50

Springbok call-up Franco Mostert has highlighted his transfer to the Lions in 2013 as being critical to his career.

Shades of Solly in Ackermann’s rise?

2016-06-01 14:33

Rob Houwing pays tribute to what he feels is the most influential ethic planted in the Lions by coach Johan Ackermann … unity

Boshoff is a Bok, reminds Ackermann

2016-05-27 07:21

The Lions are comfortable that Marnitz Boshoff can fill Elton Jantjies’s shoes at flyhalf when they tackle the Bulls.

Home final: Lions can still dream

2016-05-24 15:57

The Lions, who have recaptured some magic of late, should not be ruled out as possible home showpiece candidates, says Rob Houwing.

Ackermann: Coetzee a 'people's person'

2016-05-12 19:58

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has been labelled as "approachable" by the Lions head coach Johan Ackermann.

Lions’ chance to woo Allister

2016-04-15 07:29

The Stormers could rue the ongoing absence of enforcer Eben Etzebeth in a bruising Jo’burg derby against the Lions, reckons Rob Houwing.

Lions unchanged for Stormers

2016-04-14 11:42

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Stormers in Johannesburg.

Cronje at scrumhalf for Lions

2016-04-07 11:41

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks in Durban.

Stalwarts extend stay at Lions

2016-03-29 14:20

The Lions have announced that coach Johan Ackermann as well as several senior players have extended their contracts.

Lions coach: My son deserves his spot!

2016-03-18 07:21

Lions coach Johan Ackermann is surprised by rumours of unhappiness due to the inclusion of his son, Ruan, in the starting team.

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