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.

De Klerk: Kings' free ride over

2013-07-31 07:45

Lions president Kevin de Klerk is confident that his team will take what he believes is their rightful place in Super Rugby.

Lions mourn death of Luyt

2013-02-01 14:28

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has expressed sadness at the death of one of its most iconic figures, Louis Luyt.

Corrie: Lions donate money

2012-09-25 22:32

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has donated money to help the family of deceased boxing champion Corrie Sanders.

Mitchell hearing postponed

2012-09-11 18:20

The disciplinary hearing into allegations of misconduct against the Lions’ suspended coach John Mitchell has been postponed.

SARU, Lions planning future

2012-08-23 15:04

A delegation from SARU has met with Golden Lions officials to discuss ways of managing the impact of their Super Rugby exclusion.

Lions upset with Coetzee

2012-08-22 07:44

Lions president Kevin de Klerk is upset after WP coach Allister Coetzee hinted he might look at luring a few Lions players.

Lions set to hear S15 fate

2012-08-13 19:19

The Lions should know this week if they will be playing in the Super Rugby competition next year, according to a report.

More issues behind Mitchell exit

2012-06-28 16:22

Lions president Kevin de Klerk has denied that the suspension of coach John Mitchell was based purely on players' complaints.

Lions bullish about S15 hopes

2012-05-16 18:53

Lions president Kevin de Klerk says they remain "bullish and optimistic" about their participation in the Super Rugby competition.

Lions welcome cash boost

2012-02-09 17:29

Lions president Kevin de Klerk says their new sponsorship deal has gone a "long way in alleviating the situation" at the union.

Lions defend their actions

2012-01-24 18:40

GLRU president Kevin de Klerk says the statement issued from their former partners Guma TAC was "filled with many half truths".

Lions deny liquidation rumours

2012-01-17 18:14

Golden Lions Rugby Union president Kevin de Kerk has denied media reports that the union is facing liquidation.

Lions reject Soccer City offer

2011-10-17 16:34

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has announced that Coca-Cola Park will remain the union's home, despite calls for a shift to Soccer City.

Lions lose backing of riches

2011-06-28 16:23

The Golden Lions have lost billionaire backers, GUMA TAC, with all shareholding agreements having been terminated.

Test ticket offer 'an insult'

2010-07-23 07:39

A Soweto rugby administrator says offers of discounted tickets for residents to attend SA’s match against NZ was “an insult”.

Plumtree focus on backrow

2010-04-12 22:46

John Plumtree is unlikely to tamper unnecessarily with the Sharks starting line-up for their Super 14 outing against the Lions.


Straeuli new Lions CEO

2014-05-22 13:36

Former Springbok coach Rudolf Straeuli is set to take over from Manie Booysen as the new CEO of the Golden Lions Rugby Union.

Lions trio return for playoffs

2013-07-22 14:36

The Lions have received a triple boost ahead of their promotion-relegation playoff matches against the Kings.

Ellis Park could change again

2013-01-09 07:36

Ellis Park is back as the stadium name of the Golden Lions' home ground, but that may again change in the near future...

Lions seek S15 alternative

2012-09-12 17:14

GLRU president Kevin de Klerk believes the Lions could pave the way for a possible alternative competition to Super Rugby.

Lions hit back at Luyt's claims

2012-08-29 21:55

Golden Lions president Kevin de Klerk has hit back at criticism from Louis Luyt after he lashed out at the cash-strapped union.

Lions lose arbitration case

2012-08-22 17:57

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has lost the arbitration case against its Super Rugby partners, the Leopards and the Pumas.

Lions: No merit to S15 decision

2012-08-16 19:03

Lions president Kevin de Klerk feels the Southern Kings' promotion to Super Rugby is not a decision based on "rugby merits".

S15: Lions remain optimistic

2012-06-28 19:04

Lions president Kevin de Klerk remains optimistic that they will participate in next year's Super Rugby competition.

Lions hopeful to stay in S15

2012-05-28 22:13

Lions president Kevin de Klerk says they remain optimistic of retaining a place in the lucrative Super Rugby competition in 2013.

De Klerk: No Super 15 merging

2012-02-09 22:06

Lions president Kevin de Klerk says SA's Super Rugby franchises have ruled out the option of merging now.

New three-year deal for Lions

2012-02-09 16:22

The GLRU has signed a new multi-million rand sponsorship deal which it hopes will assist with legacy issues at the union.

Ex-backers take Lions to court

2012-01-24 14:38

The Guma TAC group have initiated legal proceedings to recover their loan after the souring of their relationship with the GLRU.

Lions must stay humble - Boss

2011-11-01 07:52

Golden Lions president Kevin de Klerk says they must stay humble in their quest to become a big force in SA rugby in years to come.

Former partner: Lions bankrupt

2011-06-30 22:19

The former partner of the Golden Lions Rugby Union - GumaTAC - claims that the union is totally bankrupt.

Lions to probe sexual assault

2011-05-30 17:22

The GLRU denies any knowledge of one of their players reportedly involved in sexual assault, and will investigate the matter.

Lions want to arrest slump

2010-04-27 10:13

The Golden Lions wants to strengthen its coaching and playing staff as soon as possible in a bid to halt their continued slump.

Lions to appoint defence coach

2010-04-12 14:08

Lions president Kevin de Klerk has vowed to appoint a defence coach following his team's Super 14 defeat against the Reds.

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