Lions

  • Jano Vermaak takes aim

    Jano Vermaak regards Fourie du Preez as the "best in the business", but the young Lions scrum-half says he is ready "to take him on"...

  • Springbok Tyibilika ‘to be fired’

    South Africa's transformation debacle took another turn on Thursday when it was discovered that Solly Tyibilika is to be fired from the Lions. Tyibilika has...

  • Fun-loving Lions to let rip

    Scoring tries and enjoying their rugby. These are the two main goals for the Lions as they enter the final phase of their Super 14...

  • ‘Prodigal son’ plans to spoil Stormers’ party

    Lions lock Anton van Zyl, born and bred in Cape Town and with his parents still living in the Newlands area, admits he would love...

  • Eloff: ‘The journey has been great’

    Lions coach Eugene Eloff has lauded his young side for playing like Lions on Saturday, despite going down in a crucial match to the perennially...

  • Geo Cronje will return from wilderness

    Lions coach Eugene Eloff has confirmed that former Springbok lock, Geo Cronje, will appear in the Super 14 as soon as he has fit. "Geo...

  • Mujati is ‘begging’ no more

    New Zealand and Australia have a readymade 'production plant' of world class backs - the Pacific Islands of Samoa, Tonga and Fiji. Now it appears...

  • Super 14 not so Rose(y) for Lions full-back

    The Lions have suffered a setback to their Super 14 campaign with the unfortunate news of full-back Earl Rose been forced out for the remainder...

  • Fourteen Reds red-faced

    This is a game in which the build-up of both teams have been overshadowed by injuries and late changes. In fact the home team was...

  • Lions aim for rare ‘three-peat’

    Battered into submission by the table-topping Blues at the weekend, the Lions are determined to bounce back against the Chiefs this week and record a...

  • Lions hammered by Blues

    This is a battle between two of the form sides of the moment. The Lions have been all heart, while the Blues are just about...

  • Lions ready for a ‘huge step up’

    Lions coach Eugene Eloff and stand-in captain Ernst Joubert has spoken of the need for their team to "raise the bar" ahead of their next...

  • Lions defy critics again

    The Lions edged out another overseas opponent away from home, downing the Reds 26-20 in Brisbane on Saturday.

  • Lions scrape through in Perth

    In a match that resembled more a World Cup final than a Super 14 match, the Lions edged out a one point victory over the...

  • Lions feast on champion Crusaders

    The Lions produced another upset in a weekend of upsets when they beat the defending champion Crusaders 9-3 in a Super 14 Round Three match...

  • Lions ready to attack

    Lions coach Eugene Eloff will be throwing everything at the Crusaders besides the kitchen sink when the two sides go head-to-head in the much aniticipated...

  • Lions look for killer instinct

    A raw Lions side received a timely boost to their 2007 Super 14 campaign when they clung to a halftime lead against a tame Highlanders...

  • Lions hold on against Highlanders

    The Lions held on for a hard-earned 11-6 win over the Highlanders with a stuttering performance in their Super 14 Round Two match at Ellis...

  • Lions Announce Acting CEO

    In the Lions Executive Committee meeting held last night, an interim procedure was decided on to provide continuity within the Lions. Therefore Mr. Peet Buys...

  • Ludik and the ‘hope’ of the Lions

    After a Super rugby debut that saw him ease past veteran Test superstar Lote Tuqiri of the Waratahs for a scintillating try in the corner,...

  • Eloff rues missed chances

    After an enthusiastic showing by his young Lions outfit in their first Super 14 showing, coach Eugene Eloff believes his team fumbled the opportunities which...

  • Lions to play in the ’07 Super 14

    Following certain negotiations which were initiated by the Southern Spears, the dispute between SA Rugby and the Southern Spears has been settled and the Southern...

  • Hurricanes 29 Cats 16

    The Hurricanes play the first of five successive matches against the South African teams on Friday. They will start this ordeal with the Johannesburg based...

  • Hurricanes get set for Cats

    The Huuricanes play the first of five successive matches against the South African teams on Friday. They will start this ordeal with the Johannesburg based...

  • SA Rugby confirms Super 14 squads

    SA Rugby today confirmed the five regional squads to participate in the expanded Vodacom Rugby Super 14 competition. Competition newcomers Vodacom Cheetahs will kick-start the...

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