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Lions’ share not an easy feat

2017-04-02 07:10

The Lions moved five points clear with a final score of 34-29 after they won a thrilling clash with the Sharks at Ellis Park yesterday.

Hunters association to defend its decision on captive-bred lions

2016-11-17 20:59

The Professional Hunters Association of South Africa says it will go to the Pretoria High Court to defend its decision regarding the hunting of lions bred in captivity.

Without R6bn hunting industry SA game bubble to burst

2015-06-29 16:19

In this response, Biznews community member and independent environmental services professional Peddy Bam argues the case for the captive hunting industry.

Lion cubs spotted in Liuwa after 10 years

2014-03-03 13:34

Two lion cubs have been spotted in Liuwa National Park, after over 10 years of no new births.

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Avaaz goes to court over lion posters

Avaaz took the government to court over the removal of ads the group had placed in the Johannesburg airport which promoted the protection of lions. Watch a video of their demonstration.

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Golden chance for Lions’ Roodt

2012-02-28 08:33

Cheetahs centre Andries Strauss' spear tackle will deprive the Lions of one of their most experienced players in their next match.

Lions suffer another blow

2012-02-08 08:44

Another Lions player has suffered a long-term injury and the squad now looks stretched ahead of the Super Rugby season.

Lions declare after Bavuma ton

2012-01-13 16:00

The bizhub Highveld Lions declared on 519 for eight on day two of their SuperSport Series match against the Chevrolet Warriors.

Coach 'will choose' players

2010-10-10 13:58

Billionaire Robert Gumede who has bought a stake in the Golden Lions Rugby Union says he will not choose the players.

Cheetahs maul Lions

2010-05-15 16:42

The Cheetahs have beaten the Lions in their Vodacom Super 14 tournament encounter at the Northern Free State Stadium.

 

Suspected lion poachers nabbed in Limpopo

2017-02-03 11:19

Five men have been arrested in Phalaborwa for allegedly poaching lions, Limpopo police say.

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The Lions are a 'massive brotherhood' - Stormers captain

Stormers co-captain Juan de Jongh weighs in on why he thinks the Lions have been so competitive the past few seasons, considering they have relatively few high-profile players in their squad. Watch.

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Uproar as Danish zoo kills four healthy lions

2014-03-26 11:09

Copenhagen Zoo killed four lions after a new male lion arrived – a few weeks after putting down a young giraffe.

French zoo shows off rare Asiatic lion cubs

2014-02-28 13:16

Three Asiatic lion cubs are being shown to the public at a French zoo, raising hope for one of the rarest species in the world.

Almost half of Africa's lions facing extinction

2013-03-06 08:23

A new report concludes that nearly half of Africa's wild lion populations may decline to near extinction over the next 20-40 years without urgent conservation measures.

Kings rout satisfies Mitchell

2012-02-16 08:14

Even though the fight the Southern Kings put up against the Lions was meek, John Mitchell believes the experience was invaluable.

Lions face scrumhalf crisis

2012-02-01 07:52

Pumas scrumhalf Tian Meyer is training with the Lions' Super Rugby squad as two of the side’s scrumhalves are sidelined with injury.

Lions show SARU the way

2011-10-31 07:23

Tank Lanning believes John Mitchell and the Lions have given SARU a few vital lessons on the future of SA Rugby.

Lions forced into one change

2010-09-09 13:13

Lions coach John Mitchell has made only one change his side for the vital Currie Cup rugby match against Griquas at Coca-Cola park.

Wikus to lead Lions

2010-05-13 15:52

Wikus van Heerden has replaced Cobus Grobbelaar as captain of the Lions for their Super 14 match against the Cheetahs.

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