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Whiteley gives Jaco Kriel an emotional farewell

Being teammates for so long Lions captain had to hold back the emotions when he say goodbye to not just a teammate but also...

Mission (Im)possible

Not many are given the Lions any chances in next weeks final against the Crusaders in Christchurch, and for most of their reasoning they...

Lions must use home ground advantage

It is as if we hit the repeat button again this year with the Lions side the only survivors of another dismal season in...

Lions losing another player?

The exodus of Lions players does not seemed to be stopping soon as rumors have it that Jacques van Rooyen is linked to Bathto...

Huge blow for Boks as Marx ruled out for six weeks

The chances that Marx will be part of the June England tour are very slim after Lions confirmed yesterday that he will be out...

Groin injury sends Marx back home

The Lions and Springboks were dealt some bad news when was confirmed on Saturday that hooker Malcolm Marx has suffered an injury to his right groin. The...

Jaco Kriel leave Lions

Lions have confirm that Jaco Kriel has signed with Gloucester. Jaco Kriel has been hampered with injuries since last year and have not played for...

Mostert lead Lions against Waratahs

Nic Groom will make his debut for the Lions this weekend when the face the Warratahs on Friday. Groom who played for the Stormers at...

Whiteley injured again

Lions and Springbok captain Warren Whiteley face yet another setback from a recurring knee injury. Whiteley started training on Monday but felt discomfort and his...

Lions have their captain back for tour

The Lions have named a strong squad to tour Australasia with captain Whiteley back fit again to lead the team. Nic Groom, who has joined...

Overcoming adversity

Family tragedies have put rugby into perspective for Jaco Kriel, writes CLINTON VAN DER BERG for SARugbyMag 'I haven’t spoken about this, it’s hard,’ says Jaco...

O! Captain my Captain

The Lions will go on tour next week with the good news that Warren Whiteley, Ross Cronje, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Aphiwe Dyantyi...

Lions will have to do without Dyantyi

As if the poor performances from the Lions was not enough for their supporters that had to learn that the talented youngster Aphiwe Dyantyi has...

Lions without Cronje, Ferreira and Adriaanse

The Lions will be without Ross Cronjé, Andries Ferreira and Jacobie Adriaanse who have been ruled out of the Lions' next match against the Jaguares...

Lions sign Paarl Boys Erasmus

Paarl Boys' director of rugby Sean Erasmus will join the Lions on 1 November. Erasmus has had great success with Paarl Boys', who achieved a...

Rohan back at centre as Mostert move to back row

Swys de Bruin Lions head coach has sprang a surprise in his side who will play the Bulls this weekend at Loftus when he...

Behind the Prodigy: The Aphiwe Dyantyi Story

Aphiwe Dyantyi, 24, is a rugby player who plays for the Golden Lions in the Super Rugby competition as a winger. His story is...

Lions forwards lay foundation for win over Sharks

The Sharks made the Lions worked up and till the last second of the match for the win as they beat them on Saturday...

Whiteley back to lead Lions against Sharks

Swys de Bruin has named his team to face the Cell C Sharks in Saturdays first match in this years Super Rugby competition. Jacques van...

Emirates Lions sign new sponsor

World Sports Betting, SA’s Leading Online Sportsbook have announced the signing of Lions Rugby Company as their official sports betting partner for the next...

Preview Super Rugby 2018 – Emirates Lions

The best team the last two years in South Africa by far and after reaching two finals in the same period the Lions will...

Dreyer and Janse van Rensburg on their way to Gloucester?

The changes are good that the Lions will have to say goodbye to Ruan Dreyer and Rohan Janse van Rensburg. Media reports suggest that former...

Another Lions wing injured

The Lions have suffered a huge injury below even before the Super Rugby has started with the news that Skosan has been ruled out...

Redelinghuys call it a day on his carreer

It may be the right call but it is sad to hear that Springbok and Lions strong-man Julian Redelinghuys has announced that he will...

Kriel going nowhere

As usual South African media has nothing better to do than spreading rumors maybe because their is no rugby around to report on. The newest...

Meyer join Lions for Super Rugby

The Lions Rugby Company (Pty) Ltd. has acquired the services of Griquas scrumhalf Christiaan Meyer on loan for the 2018 Super Rugby season. More acquisition...

Paige maybe on his way to Lions

There seem to be allot of movement to start happening on the local rugby scene as Netwerk24 is reporting that Springbok and Bulls nine...

Breaking: Matfield Lions new forward coach

(:rofl:) Not a rumor anymore as former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has been named the Lions' new forwards coach. Swys de Bruin on Thursday officially...

Saders on mission to do what no one has done before

It does not matter from which side or which angle you look at this weekend Vodacom Super Rugby final it will break records and...

Ackermann tell Venter off

Johan Ackerkmann essentially told Brendan Venter to stick to being a defensive coaching after the Springbok assistant coach made comments in The Times. Venter suggested...

Lions stays unchanged for Hurricanes

Lions coach Johan Ackermann went for continuity for their semi-final match against the defending champions the Hurricanes. The Lions have struggled against the Sharks at...

Lions need collective leadership to beat Hurricanes

If we really want to be honest then we will admit that the Lions have been limping these last couple of weeks. The Sharks have...

Micth- Lions can take this all

Former Lions and current Bulls director of Rugby John Mitchell believes the emotional attachment that the Lions have to their current coaching set-up can carry them...

Lions demolish Sunwolves in Johannesburg

The Lions took another step closer to get that home final when they demolish the Sunwolves on Saturday 94-7. With the Lions picking their strongest...

Rohan to make return for Lions

IOL has reported that Springbok centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg may be returning to the Lions setup as early as next week after his...

Whiteley out of Super Rugby

Springbok captain Warren Whiteley will not take part in any of the remaining Super Rugby matches for the Lions including the finals due to...

Rohan Janse van Rensburg: The man behind the ball

Springbok and Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg’s life off the field makes his rugby achievements even more remarkable. Janse van Rensburg, 22, has quickly...

Faf left out of Lions team to face Brumbies

Lions coach Ackermann has left out Faf de Klerk for this weekend's Super Rugby match against the Brumbies. This comes after Sale Sharks this week...

Lions get bonus point win over Rebels

The Lions got a bonus point win over the Rebels on Saturday when they bet them 47-10. It was a frantic start to the match...

Lions start tour with bonus point win

The Force put a great defensive effort together but it was not enough to stop the Lions to get a bonus point win on...

Lions touring sqaud

The Lions will have to do without Jaco Kriel and Tambwe when they tour Australia. Kriel suffered an injury against the Jaguares and Tambwe will...

Breaking News: Ackermann leaving Lions for Gloucester

It is now official Johan Aclermann has confirm that is leaving the Lions after the Super Rugby this year to join Gloucester. Ackermann have been...

Lions beat Sharks in a thriller

We saw on Saturday another classic game of rugby which just show that South African is on the up. The Lions edge the Sharks...

Emirates Lions get bonus point win over Southern Kings

It was not the greatest performance from the Lions but they did beat the Kings 42-19 with a bonus point. Just too many handling...

Reds no match for Lions

Skosan made it four tries for the Lions as they beat the Reds on Saturday with 44-14 to keep their winnings ways at home. The...

Ackermann in talks with Gloucester

Gloucester have moved to replacing Laurie Fisher by approaching Lions boss Johan Ackermann, the South African admitted this week. Ackermann is highly regarded both in...

Jaguares out-played Emirates Lions

The Jaguares was just too strong at home for the Lions when they beat them 36-24 on Saturday. The Jaguares had the better start from...

Orie gets start for Lions

Marvin Orie will make his debut for the Emirates Lions when they take on the Jaguares in Buenos Aires. Shaun Reynolds will also make his...

Lions squad to Argentina without Jantjies, Moster, Mapoe and Van Rensburg

The Emirates Lions have named the strongest possible squad for their tour to Argentina this weekend to play the Jaguares. Coach Ackermann announced that Springboks...

Lions put 50 points pass Waratahs

It was a bonus point win for the Lions over the Waratahs when they beat the Waratahs on Saturday 54-36. The Lions got an early...