ARTICLES RELATING TO JOHAN ACKERMANN

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 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.

A choice of Bok 10s for Lions

2014-07-01 11:30

Lions coach Johan Ackermann will have to decide which backline general will be his first choice on Friday.

New front row for Lions

2014-05-28 12:57

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has picked a new front row for their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls at Ellis Park.

Lions have 'higher standards'

2014-05-05 07:45

Lions coach Johan Ackermann says they ascribe to higher standards than what they dished up against the Chiefs.

Lions could lose five players

2014-04-16 13:39

Lions coach Johan Ackermann may be forced to change a third of his team ahead of the clash against the Stormers at Newlands.

Jake happy with away win

2014-04-13 21:38

Cell C Sharks coach Jake White says that he is pleased with his side's performance in their away win against the Lions.

Spicy SA derby duel in store

2014-04-10 22:19

Contrasting styles will be on show when the Lions host the Sharks in the only South African Super Rugby derby of the weekend.

Minnie back for Lions

2014-04-10 12:09

Derick Minnie is back in the Lions starting team for their Super Rugby clash against the Sharks at Ellis Park.

Lions disappoint Ackermann

2014-04-06 21:05

Lions coach Johan Ackermann did not mince his words following his side's defeat to the Crusaders.

Ackermann: We are underdogs

2014-04-03 17:06

The Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes his side will still be considered as the underdogs in their match against the Crusaders.

Lions get massive player boost

2014-04-01 14:50

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has received a massive boost ahead of their Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders.

Lions to enjoy their bye week

2014-03-25 10:27

Lions coach Johan Ackermann will be enjoying the fact his team has a bye this week with their four wins in six games thus far.

Ackermann lauds Lions' grit

2014-03-16 15:35

The Lions' gritty defence laid the foundation for their victory over the Blues at Ellis Park, coach Johan Ackermann has said.

Does Jake intimidate refs?

2014-03-10 12:47
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A few Lions players were unhappy with the officials following their Super Rugby loss to the Sharks in Durban at the weekend.

Johan Ackermann chats to Sport24

2014-02-28 09:16

Lions coach Johan Ackermann discusses flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff, whether he harbours Bok coaching ambitions and facing the Bulls…

Lions eye Stormers scalp

2014-02-20 14:17
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Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes his side can beat the Stormers at Ellis Park this coming weekend.

Lions heavily up against it

2014-02-11 10:31

After missing the competition last year, the Lions may find it difficult being back in Super Rugby this season.

Kings dismiss talk of revenge

2014-01-31 13:30

Despite losing their Super Rugby spot to the Lions, Kings captain Darron Nell says they will not be motivated by revenge when they clash.

Lions ease to pre-season win

2014-01-24 22:30
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The Lions’ victory over the NWU-Pukke team in a pre-season warm-up, will have given coach Johan Ackermann plenty to think about

Ackermann backs Victor return

2014-01-13 13:01
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The oldest man to wear a Bok jersey in the modern era, Johan Ackermann, has given Victor Matfield's comeback his seal of approval.

Ackermann extends Lions stay

2013-11-08 16:12

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has announced that Johan Ackermann has re-signed on a two-year contract as head coach.

Jantjies returns to Newlands

2013-10-17 14:30

The Golden Lions have been boosted by the return of flyhalf Elton Jantjies for their Curie Cup semi-final against WP at Newlands.

Lions seek playoffs momentum

2013-10-11 13:26

Victory alone over Griquas in their Currie Cup clash at Ellis Park will not suffice, says coach Johan Ackermann.

Ackermann rues slow start

2013-10-06 14:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has said that they left themselves too much to do in order to come from behind against WP.

 

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.

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.

Bulls aim to add to Lions' woes

2014-05-29 22:08

The Bulls will have their 11th straight victory over the Lions in their sights when they travel to Ellis Park.

Wholesale changes for Lions

2014-05-22 09:16

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made several changes to his team to face the Western Force in Perth.

Lions' hunger not gone

2014-04-17 18:24

Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes the team has not lost any of their drive despite a losing patch.

Lions deserved more - coach

2014-04-14 07:46

Lions coach Johan Ackermann says his side did not deserve to go down by the margin they did against the Sharks.

Lions to regain attacking edge

2014-04-11 16:19

Lions coach Johan Ackermann says his team will not be scared to be adventurous against the log-leading Sharks at Ellis Park.

Ackermann in forgiving mood

2014-04-10 19:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann took a more conciliatory approach when he announced his team for their match against the Sharks.

Lions can handle Sharks

2014-04-09 09:12
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Lions coach Johan Ackermann is confident they can bounce back ahead of their Super Rugby match against the Cell C Sharks.

Lions respect all opposition

2014-04-04 20:39

The Lions have made a point of treating all sides equally, irrespective of their reputation or standing in this season's Super Rugby.

Muller at lock for Lions

2014-04-03 11:14

Martin Muller will replace the injured Franco van der Merwe in the Lions team for their Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders.

Ackermann advises Stormers

2014-03-26 07:47
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Lions coach Johan Ackermann has given the Stormers a few tips on how to beat the Reds when they meet in a Super Rugby clash.

Ackermann left speechless

2014-03-23 19:15
75 comments

Lions coach Johan Ackermann was left speechless after his side came from behind to beat the Reds in their Super Rugby clash.

Lions drop Jantjies to bench

2014-03-13 09:52

The Lions have dropped flyhalf Elton Jantjies for their Super Rugby match against the Blues with Marnitz Boshoff back at No 10.

Bulls 'taught us a lesson'

2014-03-03 10:30

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has admitted the Bulls “taught us a lesson” on how to play in wet weather at Loftus Versfeld.

Lions change two for Bulls

2014-02-27 11:07

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made two changes to his team to face the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Coach lauds youthful Lions

2014-02-16 12:00

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has lauded his young, inexperienced side for its victory over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Coetzee tops SA coach stats

2014-02-07 11:59
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He may not have won the competition, but Stormers coach Allister Coetzee is statistically the best of the SA coaches in Super Rugby.

Lions name side for Kings

2014-01-30 11:17

Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced a 23-man side to face the Kings in Port Elizabeth.

Johan pleased with pre-season

2014-01-14 23:00
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Lions head coach Johan Ackermann says he is happy with the squad's progress during their Super Rugby pre-season so far.

Lions fret over Jantjies

2014-01-10 13:01

Lions coach Johan Ackermann is concerned about the fitness of key players as they prepare for Super Rugby.

WP are the team to beat

2013-10-20 17:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has said that WP are 'the team to beat' in the Currie Cup final in Cape Town.

Ackermann irked despite win

2013-10-13 14:16

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has said despite his team reaching the playoffs, the win over Griquas left a lot to be desired.

Lions back their middle man

2013-10-10 20:00

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has surprised many by selecting Andries Coetzee at centre for their Currie Cup clash with Griquas.

Lions change two for Sharks

2013-09-25 11:51

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made two changes to his side ahead of their Currie Cup clash against the Sharks.

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