Do officials crave the limelight too?

March 20, 2016 24

Tweet Officials Officials are starting to act like neglected kids who have always sought attention with atrocious calls and decisions every week. It is as if they want to be in the headlines every week […]

Lima Sopoaga to debut for All blacks

July 23, 2015 10

Tweet   The team is: 1. Tony Woodcock (112) 2. Dane Coles (27) 3. Owen Franks (69) 4. Brodie Retallick (38) 5. James Broadhurst 6. Liam Messam (41) 7. Richie McCaw – captain (139) 8. […]

This Lion will roar

January 11, 2013 8

TweetIt 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 […]

Mitchell back and raring to go

November 13, 2012 16

TweetLions head coach John Mitchell returned to work at the Golden Lions Rugby Union offices yesterday morning, following a four month period of absence, and is looking forward to his future at the Union.

Where will it stop?

November 6, 2012 8

TweetIt 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 […]

Mitchell not guilty, wants his job back

November 5, 2012 14

TweetSuspended Golden Lions Rugby Union coach John Mitchell is committed to continuing in the role, buoyed by news that he has already been found not guilty of various charges of misconduct levelled against him by […]

Mapoe the ‘Mane’ Lion

October 24, 2012 4

TweetThe Golden Lions Rugby Union held their annual Players Award Ceremony on Wednesday, 24 October 2012 where the players were acknowledged for their contribution to the Union throughout 2012.

Josh Strauss joins Glasgow Warriors

September 11, 2012 7

TweetThe Golden Lions Rugby Union announced this afternoon that Josh Strauss, the Glasgow Warriors rugby club in Scotland and the Lions concluded an agreement whereby Josh will move to the Glasgow Warriors until May 2015.

De Klerk refutes Lions player exodus

August 18, 2012 4

TweetThe 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 […]

Lions fire Spencer, Taylor

August 2, 2012 11

TweetThe Lions rugby union has terminated the services of backline coach, Carlos Spencer, and conditioning coach, Wayne Taylor.

Lions, GUMA battle takes an ugly turn

January 24, 2012 8

TweetGolden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) president Kevin de Klerk says the statement issued on Tuesday from their former partners Guma TAC was “filled with many half truths” and says the union had never been unwilling […]

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