Swys stays in Joburg

June 9, 2015 4
Lions backline and attacking coach Swys De Bruin yesterday said is not going to PE [caption id="attachment_54010" align="alignleft" width="219"] Generated by IJG JPEG Library[/caption]                     Following a great deal of media speculation, the Golden Lions Rugby Union wishes to confirm that Emirates Lions assistant coach Swys…

Western Province whip Lions

August 23, 2014 5
Western Province won the top of the table fixture against the Golden Lions by 27 points to 14 Western Province hosted the Golden Lions at Newlands and ran out winners by 27 points to 14, the top of the table clash was supposed to herald the favourites to take the Currie Cup trophy at the…

Rudolf Straeuli new Lions CEO

May 22, 2014 6
Golden Lions Rugby Union President Kevin de Klerk today announced that, as of June 1st 2014, CEO Manie Booysen will hand over his position to current General Manager: Professional Rugby, Rudolf Straeuli. This at the conclusion of his current contract.Booysen, who joined the GLRU on contract in January 2013, had the responsibility of re-structuring the…

Gold, new Kings coach?

January 6, 2014 0
Reports are doing the rounds that former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold will be the next head coach of the Eastern Province Kings. Gold’s was released from his last position as the Director of Rugby at Bath last month. The Kings already signed Carlos Spencer as backline coach and Michael Horak as defensive coach to…

Border Rugby – its future and past Part 1

October 29, 2013 29
Our new columnist Benedict Chanakira takes a look at Border's past with a view to the future.     Border Rugby Union has been in the media for humbling defeats and race rows that never seem to end. The whipping boys of the ABSA Currie Cup First division; having only won a handful of games…

Kings Team vs Lions

July 24, 2013 1
Southern Kings Media release: SOUTHERN KINGS TEAM TO PLAY THE LIONS AT NMB STADIUM FRIDAY 26 JULY 2013 Main changes: Darron Nell named Captain in place of Andries Strauss who was not considered following breaking his hand on Friday during practice Ronnie Cooke named Vice Captain and in charge of backline Shane Gates gets his…

MTN LIONS VS GRIQUAS TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

July 11, 2013 0
Media Release From MTN Lions MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced his side to face the Griquas at Ellis Park this Saturday. Kick-off is at 15h00. 1. JC Janse van Rensburg (C) 2. Francois du Toit 3. Julian Redelinghuys 4. Hendrik Roodt 5. JJ Breet 6. Warwick Tecklenburg 7. Derick Minnie 8. Lambert…

Leopards and Steval Pumas Remain Unbeaten.

July 8, 2013 0
SARU Media Release: Leopards, Pumas remain unbeaten in Absa Currie Cup First Division: The Leopards and Steval Pumas continued to assert their authority in the Absa Currie Cup First Division this weekend as they registered their second victories in as many weeks to remain the only unbeaten teams in the competition. The EP Kings and…

Board backs John Smit in firing Plum

June 19, 2013 1
Sharks' board has strongly stood behind Smit's decision to fire Plum. We recognise too that John may not have all the commercial experience yet. We have a Board and a management team to guide him in these areas. Our advice to John was, listen carefully before acting and at all times be honest and transparent.…

Hier kom Orania!

April 21, 2013 49
Orania se rugbyspan is toegelaat tot Griekwas se kompetisie - en sal teen enige ander span speel. Marlene Malan, Rapport Gee die Orania Rebelle ’n regverdige kans! So sê rugbybase van die ­Griekwaland-Wes-rugbyunie (GWRU) nadat dié  vyftiental, die volk­staat Orania se amptelike rugbyspan, tot die GWRU toegelaat is en nou op klubvlak hul liga-buiging sal…

Ex-Bok assaulted at rugby

April 5, 2013 0
ormer Springbok scrumhalf and current College Rovers coach, Robert du Preez, was allegedly attacked by Brakpan fans and players following the Community Cup final in George on Monday. News24 According to a report on the SA Rugby Magazine's website, Du Preez, 49, suffered two black eyes, facial injuries and a broken tooth after being punched…

Swartes het beter kans by Lions

December 22, 2012 1
Virgili Lacombe, Franse haker van Toulouse, is die vierde oorsese speler wat die Kings vir 2013 se Superrugby geteken het. Skuimkop in Die Burger Hy voeg hom by die weliswaar puik Argentynse Nicolas Vergallo en Thomas Leonard en die Nieu-Seelander Hadleigh Parkes, van wie sy eie ouers waarskynlik nog nie gehoor het nie. Ten spyte…

The dark truth of schoolboy rugby

April 16, 2012 1
Over the last few weeks, the Sunday Tribune has looked at the pressures associated with schoolboy rugby. We have also looked at how a worryingly increasing number of pupils are turning to supplements and drugs to get an edge. By Lungani Zama and Matthew Savides - IOL This week, in the final instalment of our…

Rugby hooliganism in Varsity Cup

March 15, 2012 34
The following story was sent to me following the supposed 'Greatest Rivalry in University Rugby' between Maties and Ikeys - quite frankly, it's disgusting. Written by Josh Cesman Ikeys vs Maties (12 March 2012) It comes around once every 2 years. So in the midst of test week, coupled with a poor performance, I was…

Two key injury withdrawals shake Lions

March 9, 2012 4
The Lions have been hit by two key injury withdrawals ahead of the Sharks clash with Elton Jantjes and Patric Cilliers out of the game. GLRU reports that talismanic star flyhalf Elton Jantjes (foot) and Sharks signed prop Patric Cilliers (stomach bug) have withdrawn from the side to face the Sharks tomorrow in Durban. Caylib…
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