Lions building confidence for promotion play off
Saturday 15 June 2013
Super Rugby hopefuls the Golden Lions continued their preparations for a relegation/promotion match against the lowest placed South African team with a 42-12 victory over Western Province at Ellis Park.
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Lions don't know if Jantjies will play for them
Thursday 6 June 2013
The Lions have revealed that they don't know whether Elton Jantjies will play for them in their Super Rugby promotion-relegation matches.
Golden Lions smash Samoa in Johannesburg
Saturday 1 June 2013
Samoa came unstuck in the set-pieces and defensively as they crashed to a humiliating 74-14 defeat at the hands of the Golden Lions in their match at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Lions reveal Promotion/ Relegation warm ups
Thursday 30 May 2013
The Golden Lions have again made adjustments to their fixtures in an ongoing attempt to secure matches against top-flight teams ahead of the Super Rugby promotion/relegation playoff.
Lions insist Southern Kings trial is no grudge match
Thursday 7 February 2013
Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has insisted that their Super Rugby warm up match for the Southern Kings at Ellis Park is not a grudge match.
Lions hope to show SANZAR a route into USA
Monday 4 February 2013
The Lions are hoping to be able to show SANZAR a glimpse of how popular Super Rugby could be in the United States of America.
Lions make nine changes for Cheetahs warm up
Friday 25 January 2013
Lions coach Johan Ackermann has spruced up his team with nine changes to the starting line-up for pre-Super Rugby season match against the Cheetahs at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Golden Lions lose their stadium sponsor
Tuesday 8 January 2013
The Lions have suffered another blow after being relegated from Super Rugby for the 2013 season as their stadium sponsor has pulled out according to reports.
Mitchell terminates Lions contract, free to join Sale
Friday 23 November 2012
Golden Lions Super Rugby and Currie Cup winning coach John Mitchell has terminated his contract with the Golden Lions Rugby Union
Mitchell focused on Lions return to Super Rugby
Tuesday 13 November 2012
Lions head coach John Mitchell has returned to work with the Golden Lions following a four month period of absence and says he is looking forward to working with the Union.
Mitchell to resume as Lions coach from Monday
Friday 9 November 2012
Suspended Lions coach John Mitchell will be back at work with the Lions on Monday next week according to the former Super Rugby Union.
Ackermann: Re-joining Super Rugby is Lions priority
Sunday 21 October 2012
Interim coach Johan Ackermann says that the Lions will now focus on getting back their Super Rugby status after they were knocked out of the Currie Cup by Western Province.
Lions lose three players to SA Super Rugby rivals
Wednesday 3 October 2012
Three Golden Lions players have confirmed their moves to other South African franchises for next year's Super Rugby season.
Lions working on alternative to Super Rugby
Wednesday 12 September 2012
Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) president Kevin de Klerk believes the Lions could pave the way for a possible alternative competition to Super Rugby for South Africa.
Lions captain Strauss to pursue Scotland career
Wednesday 12 September 2012
Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) president Kevin de Klerk has revealed that they released former captain Joshua Strauss so that he could pursue a possible international career with Scotland.
SARU meet with the Lions over Super Rugby exit
Thursday 23 August 2012
A delegation from the South African Rugby Union met Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) officials in Johannesburg on Thursday to discuss ways of managing the impact of the exclusion of the Lions from the Super Rugby competition in 2013.
Lions sack Kiwi coaches Spencer & Taylor
Thursday 2 August 2012
The Golden Lions have terminated coaching contracts with backline coach Carlos Spencer and conditioning coach Wayne Taylor and dropped Josh Strauss as captain.
Bulls beat Lions in Pretoria
Saturday 14 July 2012
The Bulls have a crucial advantage over every team in Super Rugby in that they get to play last and, thus know exactly what they have to do to qualify for the play-offs.
Lions are expecting a desperate Bulls team
Thursday 12 July 2012
Lions interim coach Johan Ackermann says that his players will need to be cautious against a desperate Bulls team in their final Super Rugby clash in Pretoria on Saturday.
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