Posts Tagged ‘GLRU’

  • GLRU appoints Meintjes as deputy

    Dec 3, 18 • 2163 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on GLRU appoints Meintjes as deputy

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union is proud to announce that Stephen Meintjes has been co-opted as a deputy to the Executive Committee. Meintjes is not a new face at the Lions. He started his career as a referee for the union in 1985. He was appointed as Chairman...

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  • 2013 Golden Lions acknowledged

    Dec 4, 13 • 2427 Views • General News, National, South Africa, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on 2013 Golden Lions acknowledged

    Ellis Park played host to the annual glittering Golden Lions Rugby Union Player Awards event on Tuesday evening, where several individuals were acknowledged for their 2013 performances and achievements. In the U19 age group, Malcolm Marx walked away with the...

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  • MTN Lions named to face the Kings

    Feb 7, 13 • 4268 Views • General News, South Africa, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on MTN Lions named to face the Kings

    MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Southern Kings this Saturday at Ellis Park. The match kicks off at 14h15 but gates open at 10h30 for the Oostelikes versus Alberton curtain raiser. 1. JC Janse van Rensburg...

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  • GLRU mourns Louis Luyt

    Feb 1, 13 • 4334 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on GLRU mourns Louis Luyt

    It is with great sadness that the Golden Lions Rugby Union has learnt of the passing of one of South Africa’s most iconic rugby figures – Louis Luyt. Luyt was born in 1932 in the Karoo and went on to represent, and captain, the Orange Free State from the...

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  • MTN Lions named to tackle the Bulls in Soweto

    Jan 31, 13 • 3125 Views • General News, Super Rugby, Super Rugby Fixtures, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on MTN Lions named to tackle the Bulls in Soweto

    The MTN Lions have named their side to taken on the Vodacom Bulls at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday. The game kicks-off at 15:00 CAT. 1 JC Janse van Rensburg (Captain) 2. Francois Du Toit 3. Ruan Dreyer 4. Hendrik Roodt 5. Franco Mostert 6. Jaco Kriel...

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  • MTN Lions named to face the Toyota Cheetahs

    Jan 25, 13 • 2726 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on MTN Lions named to face the Toyota Cheetahs

    MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Toyota Cheetahs this Saturday at Ellis Park, and has made wholesale changes to the side that faced Russia last weekend.   The match kicks off at 17h00 but gates open at...

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  • GLRU forms new partnership with Canterbury South Africa

    Jan 25, 13 • 1964 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on GLRU forms new partnership with Canterbury South Africa

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to announce a new sponsorship agreement with one of South Africa’s leading sports brands – Canterbury South Africa. The iconic rugby brand, whose current contracts range from international teams such as the...

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  • Cheetahs and Lions forge new ties

    Jan 22, 13 • 2381 Views • General News, National, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on Cheetahs and Lions forge new ties

    The Free State and Lions rugby unions have forged new ties and agreed on mutual cooperation. During a conversation between Mr. Lindsay Mould, President of the Free State Rugby Union, Mr. Harold Verster, Managing Director of the Free State Cheetahs (Pty)...

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  • Russian Bears named to face the MTN Lions

    Jan 18, 13 • 5074 Views • General News, International, NationalComments Off on Russian Bears named to face the MTN Lions

    Russian Bears: 15. Igor Klyuchnikov 14. Andrey Otrokov 13. Yaroslav Rechnev 12. Alexey Makovetskiy 11. Mikhail Babaev 10. Sergey Yanyushkin 9. Alexander Yanyushkin 8. Victor Gresev 7. Artem Fatakhov 6. Andrey Temnov 5. Maxim Kiselev 4. Alexander Voytov 3....

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  • MTN Lions named to face Russia

    Jan 17, 13 • 3106 Views • General News, International, NationalComments Off on MTN Lions named to face Russia

    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. 1. JC Janse van Rensburg (Captain) 2. Martin Bezuidenhoudt 3. Ruan...

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  • 2013 Lions squad confirmed

    Jan 15, 13 • 3119 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on 2013 Lions squad confirmed

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to confirm the 35-man MTN Lions squad that will participate in the Lions Challenge series.   MTN Lions final squad:   Gavin Annandale Martin Bezuidenhout Michael Bondesio Marnitz Boshoff JJ Breet Willie Britz...

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  • Coca-Cola opts to cease sponsorship of Ellis Park Stadium

    Jan 8, 13 • 2469 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Coca-Cola opts to cease sponsorship of Ellis Park Stadium

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union would like to announce that popular beverage company Coca-Cola has chosen not to renew their naming right sponsorship of Ellis Park Stadium. Coca-Cola, who have been the naming rights sponsor of the stadium since 2008, have chosen...

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  • New CEO for the Golden Lions Rugby Union

    Dec 5, 12 • 4294 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on New CEO for the Golden Lions Rugby Union

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to announce that Manie Booysen has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of the Union. Golden Lions Rugby Union President, Kevin de Klerk, says the Board fully supports Booysen’s appointment, which follows a...

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  • New agreement between GLRU and John Mitchell

    Nov 23, 12 • 2380 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on New agreement between GLRU and John Mitchell

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union would like to announce a new agreement that has been reached between the Union and coach John Mitchell. Mitchell will, with immediate effect, assume the position of technical advisor to the MTN Golden Lions, with assistant coach...

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  • The GLRU announce new signings

    Nov 22, 12 • 2559 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on The GLRU announce new signings

    The following players will be joining the Lions for the 2013 season and are involved in current pre-season planning: Lionel Cronje Franco Mostert Jacques van Rooyen Robbie Coetzee Hugo Kloppers JJ Breedt Stokkies Hanekom Kobus de Kock These players will join...

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  • Mitchell looks ahead to future at Lions

    Nov 13, 12 • 2284 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Mitchell looks ahead to future at Lions

    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. Mitchell is in the process of settling back in at the Lions...

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  • Excitement ahead of inaugural NBM 7sPL tournament in George

    Nov 6, 12 • 3391 Views • General News, National, Sevens RugbyComments Off on Excitement ahead of inaugural NBM 7sPL tournament in George

    With African soccer giants Kaizer Chiefs confirmed as the 12th and final team to participate in the inaugural NBM Premier 7sPL in George, tournament promoter Willem Strauss confirmed that it is all systems go for the highly anticipated event to be played at...

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  • Golden Lions Rugby Union Player Awards Ceremony

    Oct 24, 12 • 4098 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Golden Lions Rugby Union Player Awards Ceremony

    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. Lionel Mapoe was the big winner of the night, taking home the titles...

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  • MTN Golden Lions Player Contracts

    Oct 4, 12 • 8784 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on MTN Golden Lions Player Contracts

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the renewal and extension of some player contracts for 2013 this afternoon, as well as the signing of Loose Forward Warwick Tecklenberg for two years until 2014. Tecklenberg hails from the Blue Bulls Rugby Union and...

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  • GLRU statement on the departure of Josh Strauss

    Sep 11, 12 • 3415 Views • General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on GLRU statement on the departure of Josh Strauss

    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. President of the Lions, Mr. de Klerk...

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  • GLRU statement regarding player contracts

    Aug 28, 12 • 2773 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on GLRU statement regarding player contracts

    “The Golden Lions Rugby Union this afternoon announced that a few of its junior and senior players have not renewed their contracts after 31 October 2012. These players have elected not to renew their contracts following the uncertainty leading up to the...

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  • Springboks and the All Blacks Test on 6 October 2012

    Aug 3, 12 • 4197 Views • General News, International, Rugby Championship News, Springbok News, Springboks, The Rugby ChampionshipComments Off on Springboks and the All Blacks Test on 6 October 2012

    It was announced by the South African Rugby Union that the Test match between the Springboks and the All Blacks on 6 October 2012 will be played at Soccer City. To avoid any possible misunderstanding, the Golden Lions Rugby Union and Coca- Cola Park...

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