Virus sidelines Lions' 'Hond'

2015-03-04 17:35

Loins prop Schalk 'Hond' van der Merwe was as “sick as a dog” after contracting a stomach virus on arrival in Auckland.

Lions chase win before tour

2015-02-27 16:33

The Lions are in dire need of a victory against the Stormers in their Super Rugby match at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Lions look to end derby hoodoo

2015-02-20 05:00

The Lions will hope to end a horrendous run of away local derbies when they face the Cell C Sharks at Kings Park.

Lions face tough Kiwi challenge

2015-02-12 22:48

The Lions face a tough challenge in their opening Super Rugby encounter against a Hurricanes side brimming with All Blacks.

Lions name team for Hurricanes

2015-02-10 12:19

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his side to face the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby opener in Johannesburg.

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.

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.

Lions' scrum plan for Newlands

2014-10-24 12:00

The Golden Lions have targeted the engine room - and more specifically the scrums - as they prepare for the Currie Cup final.

Lions name side for Newlands

2014-10-23 11:28

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has announced his team for their Currie Cup final against Western Province in Cape Town.

Lions a team of happy 'rejects'

2014-10-22 21:00

Despite facing their toughest game, Johan Ackermann’s band of “rejects” have the world is at their feet at the moment.


Cronje back at No 9 for Lions

2015-03-04 08:30

Ross Cronje will start at scrumhalf for the Lions in their Super Rugby clash against the Blues at North Harbour Stadium.

Lions ring changes for Stormers

2015-02-26 11:26

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made a whole host of changes to his side to face the Stormers in Johannesburg.

Ackermann calls for patience

2015-02-19 16:32

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has called for patience when scoring opportunities present themselves against the Sharks.

Could Marx be next Bismarck?

2015-02-11 14:23

Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes hooker Malcolm Marx could become the next Bismarck du Plessis.

Ackermann's son on Lions bench

2015-01-29 14:12

Lions coach Johan Ackermann's son, Ruan, has been named on the Lions bench for a pre-season outing.

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.

Ackermann targeted by Japanese

2014-12-10 09:06

The Lions will have to fight tooth and nail to keep their coach Johan Ackermann in SA after being targeted by a top club in Japan.

'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.

WP aim to banish final ghosts

2014-10-23 05:00

In search of their first victory in a home final at Newlands since 2001, WP will have to tame a rampant Golden Lions side.

Lions not falling for mind games

2014-10-21 20:30

Johan Ackermann was having none of the mind games that he believes WP have been playing ahead of the Currie Cup final.

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