Posts Tagged ‘ Kevin de Klerk ’

This Lion will roar

January 11, 2013
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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.
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 8 Comments »

Where will it stop?

November 6, 2012
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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.
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KDK upset with Allister

August 22, 2012
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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.
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Posted in Rugby Administration | 16 Comments »

De Klerk refutes Lions player exodus

August 18, 2012
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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.
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Posted in Rugby Administration | 4 Comments »

Standing tall

July 2, 2012
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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.
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Posted in Columnists | 27 Comments »

Goodbye Lions, Hello Kings?

February 22, 2012
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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.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, RuggaWorld Exclusives, SANZAR, SupeRugby | 151 Comments »

‘There will be no merger’ – De Klerk

February 10, 2012
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‘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.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, SupeRugby | 9 Comments »

De Klerk rubbishes Lions liquidation rumours

January 16, 2012
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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.
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Posted in Rugby Administration | 16 Comments »

Lessons from the past

August 17, 2011
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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.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration | 42 Comments »

Lions circus turning into horror show

July 4, 2011
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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.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration | 13 Comments »

Lions, GUMA deal terminated

June 28, 2011
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Lions, GUMA deal terminated

The shareholders agreement between the Lions and GUMA Tac has been terminated.
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Posted in Breaking News, Rugby Administration | 23 Comments »

A silver lining

October 20, 2009
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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.
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