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This Lion will roar


It is not often that I get a warm, fuzzy feeling when I read something about administration in South African rugby, but the guts and determination of the Golden Lions Rugby Union who is arguably facing their biggest crisis in their 100+ year history is something that deserves more than just an honourable mention.

Where will it stop?


It is one thing to look for sympathy when you have to deal with a hand you were dealt, but you will find very little if the position you find yourself in was because of your own doing.

KDK upset with Allister


Golden Lions president Kevin de Klerk is upset after Western Province and Stormers coach Allister Coetzee hinted he might look at luring a few Lions players for next year’s Super Rugby competition.

De Klerk refutes Lions player exodus


The President of the Golden Lions Rugby Union Kevin de Klerk on Friday issued the following statement in the wake of the SARU General Council decision to exclude the MTN Lions from the Super Rugby competition in 2013.

Standing tall


There has not been a lot of positives to report on from the Lions Rugby Union in recent months, but you have to respect how some members of the union are fronting up.

Goodbye Lions, Hello Kings?


It can be goodbye Lions, hello Kings come 2013 as a political decision has been endorsed to allow only ONE TEAM per PROVINCE.

‘There will be no merger’ – De Klerk


Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) president Kevin De Klerk said the current five Super Rugby franchises met on Thursday to find a solution to the conundrum created by the SA Rugby Union’s decision to include the Southern Kings in Super Rugby in 2013.

De Klerk rubbishes Lions liquidation rumours


Golden Lions Rugby Union President Kevin de Klerk has beaten off the latest media onslaught on his union with the same efficiency that saw his team secure Currie Cup glory last year.

Lessons from the past


Lessons from the past should provide the Lions rugby union with the vision needed to get them out of their current administrative crisis.

Lions circus turning into horror show


The absence of information will always lead to speculation, and whether it is fair or not, you would think that the Lions Rugby Union would have realised this after years of accusations of financial and administrative mismanagement.

Lions, GUMA deal terminated


The shareholders agreement between the Lions and GUMA Tac has been terminated.

A silver lining


If the Lions are clever and really serious of turning a corner they should take the Jaque Fourie case which they lost, and turn it into a positive.