Posts Tagged ‘ Lions ’

Absa Currie Cup Round 2 Previews

August 14, 2014
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Absa Currie Cup Round 2 Previews

Its round 2 of the 2014 instalment if the Absa Currie Cup and we give you all the lineups and our thoughts – By Clayton Saville
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Posted in ABSA Currie Cup, Cell C Sharks, EP Kings, Opinion, Original Contributions, Steval Pumas, Toyota Cheetahs, Vodacom Blue Bulls, Vodacom Bulls, Western Province Rugby, Xerox Golden Lions | 3 Comments »

Cheetahs 20, Lions 21

February 15, 2014
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Cheetahs 20, Lions 21

It is Super Rugby time, and the Cheetahs welcome the Lions back to the toughest competition in the world!
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Posted in Super 15, Super Rugby | 25 Comments »

Don’t you… Forget about me…

April 17, 2013
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Don’t you… Forget about me…

As you walk on by, will you call my name?
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Posted in Columnists, SANZAR, SARU, Super Rugby | 15 Comments »

Kings team for Lions announced

February 7, 2013
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The Kings will send largely a B-team to Ellis Park for their fixture against the Lions with a number of players unavailable due to injury.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 9 Comments »

Lions name team for Kings clash

February 7, 2013
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The Lions have named their team for this weekend’s match against the Kings.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 18 Comments »

Lions announce team for Bulls game

January 31, 2013
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MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Vodacom Bulls in the Gauteng Cup, taking place this Saturday at Orlando Stadium in Soweto. Kick-off is at 15h00.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 9 Comments »

Stegmann leads Bulls against Lions

January 30, 2013
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Vodacom Bulls flanker Deon Stegmann will lead the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday when they take on the MTN Lions in the Gauteng Rugby Cup at Orlando Stadium in Soweto.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 4 Comments »

Watson: ‘SARU unfair to exclude Lions’

January 28, 2013
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Kings captain Luke Watson has said that SARU’s decision to relegate the Lions was unfair and expressed sadness at the Lions’ Super Rugby exit.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 83 Comments »

Another Lion joins Stormers

January 26, 2013
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Lions hooker Martin Bezuidenhout will join the DHL Stormers at the start of next week, as injury cover up front.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 2 Comments »

Lions team for Russia

January 17, 2013
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MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Russian Bears in the inaugural Lions Challenge match this Saturday at Ellis Park. Kick-off is at 19h00.
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Posted in Other Tournaments, Other Unions / Teams | 5 Comments »

Lions unveil new tournament

January 10, 2013
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union was thrilled to officially launch the much anticipated Lions Challenge series in Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 9 Comments »

It is Ellis Park again

January 8, 2013
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Things appear to be going from bad to worse for the beleaguered Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) with the news that stadium sponsors Coca-Cola have opted not to renew their sponsorship in 2013.
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Swys named Lions assistant coach

December 14, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Swys de Bruin as the new assistant coach for the MTN Golden Lions senior side.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 3 Comments »

CC semi 2: Lions 16, WP 21

October 20, 2012
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Western Province travel to Jo’Burg in a repeat of last year’s semi-final with the hope the result will be different for the Cape side.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 17 Comments »

WP forced to make changes

October 17, 2012
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DHL Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup semifinal meeting with the defending champion MTN Golden Lions at Coca-Cola Park in Johannesburg (19h00).
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Posted in Currie Cup | 23 Comments »

Elton back for Lions

October 16, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play DHL Western Province on Saturday, 20 October 2012 in the second semi-final match of the 2012 Absa Currie Cup competition, this afternoon.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 5 Comments »

Griquas 37 v Lions 21

October 6, 2012
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It is do or die for the boys from ‘Die Gat’ as they host the current Currie Cup champions and log leaders, the Lions.
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WP 9, Lions 22

September 29, 2012
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WP 9, Lions 22

Both teams have a chance to go top of the log with a win in this game at Newlands.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 4 Comments »

Unchanged starting XV for Lions

September 12, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play the Toyota Free State Cheetahs on Saturday, 15 September at Free State Stadium, this morning.
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Blue Bulls 23 v Golden Lions 32

September 8, 2012
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Blue Bulls 23 v Golden Lions 32

The Blue Bulls are hurting from their smacking they received at Newlands last week and will look to fix things when they host the Lions at Loftus.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 6 Comments »

Lions change 8

September 6, 2012
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Lions change 8

The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play the Vodacom Blue Bulls on Saturday, 8 September at Loftus Versfeld, this morning.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 3 Comments »

Josh to lock for Lions

August 28, 2012
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Josh to lock for Lions

The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play GWK Griquas on Friday, 31 August 2012 at Coca-Cola Park, this morning.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 1 Comment »

Willemse joins Blue Bulls

August 27, 2012
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Willemse joins Blue Bulls

The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd is pleased to confirm that lock Paul Willemse has agreed terms with them and will join the Vodacom Bulls ahead of next year’s Vodacom Super Rugby season.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 4 Comments »

Butch to centre for Lions

August 23, 2012
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Butch to centre for Lions

The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play DHL Western Province on Saturday, 25 August 2012 at Coca-Cola Park, this morning.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 4 Comments »

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 »

Kings saga, a victory for administrators

August 16, 2012
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Kings saga, a victory for administrators

You are normally taught not to engage in writing about topics when it is still too raw or too emotional, but for the hell of me I cannot fathom SA Rugby’s decision by booting the Lions out of Super Rugby in favour of the Kings.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, SA Rugby, Super Rugby | 48 Comments »

Lions out of Super Rugby

August 16, 2012
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Lions out of Super Rugby

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Thursday confirmed South Africa’s participants in Vodacom Super Rugby at a General Meeting of the member provinces.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 14 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 »

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