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. Kieran Read (74) 9. Aaron Smith (38) 10. Lima Sopoaga 11. Charles Piutau (16) 12. Ma’a Nonu (95) 13. Conrad Smith […]
As you walk on by, will you call my name?
The Lions released the names of 35 players that will make up their squad to compete in the Lions Challenge Series starting this weekend against Russia.
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.
Despite not playing Super Rugby, the Lions will have no shortage of game time next season after their 2013 fixture list was revealed on Tuesday.
Lions 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.
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.
Suspended 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not guilty of various charges of misconduct levelled against him by the GLRU, with a further six charges having been withdrawn by the Johannesburg-based club.
The 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.
The 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.
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.
The Lions rugby union has terminated the services of backline coach, Carlos Spencer, and conditioning coach, Wayne Taylor.
Golden 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 to pay back any money.
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.
The Golden Lions Rugby union on Thursday hit back at rumours on social media and websites that they are bankrupt.