Two tries from winger Edwill van der Merwe helped the Lions to a well-deserved home victory over Cardiff in a United Rugby Championship clash at Ellis Park on Sunday.
AS IT HAPPENED | Lions v Cardiff
The Lions ran out 37-20 winners after leading 24-13 at half-time.
Scrumhalf Morne van den Berg and flanker Vincent Tshituka also crossed the whitewash for the hosts, who bagged a try-scoring bonus-point in the process.
The win saw the Lions end a five-game losing streak.
They are 14th in the 16-team URC standings, with two wins from 10 matches.
Tries: Morne van der Berg, Edwill van der Merwe (2), Vincent Tshituka
Conversions: Jordan Hendrikse (4)
Penalties: Jordan Hendrikse (3)
Tries: Aled Summerville, James Botham
Conversions: Jarrod Evans (2)
Penalties: Jarrod Evans (2)