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.

Ackermann: One of my best wins

2016-07-25 12:01

Saturday's win over the Crusaders was one of the biggest wins of Lions coach Johan Ackermann's career.

Lions coach has faith in 'B' team

2016-07-14 06:56

Lions coach Johan Ackermann knows the risk he is taking in gambling on his virtual "B" team, but believes the risk is worth it.

Marais urges Lions to pick Boks

2016-07-12 06:59

Bulls head coach Nollis Marais has advised Lions counterpart Johan Ackermann to play his first-choice XV against the Jaguares.

Ackermann warns of complacency

2016-07-06 21:29

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has warned against complacency when his team faces the Southern Kings this weekend.

Lions: A two-year crack at glory

2016-07-06 13:23

With the Lions to the fore, SA badly needs to pounce on the Super Rugby title in either of the next two years, reckons Rob Houwing.

Gold likens Lions to Meyer's Bulls

2016-07-04 10:56

Sharks coach Gary Gold has likened the success of the Lions to the Heyneke Meyer era at the Bulls.

Ackermann: No place for big egos at Lions

2016-07-01 16:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann says that some of his players' recent Springbok experience won't change anything for his side.

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


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.

Ackermann's fear of expectation

2016-07-21 21:57

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has conquered much with his team this year but one fear still nags at him.

Lions: Coach’s move perilous, but …

2016-07-13 12:44

Rob Houwing, while at odds with the Lions’ second-string squad choice for Buenos Aires, examines and partially respects their thinking.

Lions: Top of an unfair competition?

2016-07-07 13:11

The Lions are log leaders of a Super Rugby competition which some players and officials say is an unfair structure.

Tough decisions await Lions, Stormers

2016-07-06 20:02

The Jaguares haven’t covered themselves in glory during their first season in Vodacom Super Rugby but still remain a threat as the season winds down.

Lions unchanged for Kings duel

2016-07-05 13:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for Friday night’s South African Super Rugby derby against the Southern Kings.

Super Rugby final at Ellis Park?

2016-07-04 08:53

There is still a long way to go, but the Lions have moved to the top of the overall log in Super Rugby.

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.

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