Posts Tagged ‘Lions’

  • Farewell to JP Ferreira

    Dec 14, 17 • 3707 Views • General NewsComments Off on Farewell to JP Ferreira

    On completion of more than ten years of hard work and dedication the Lions Rugby Company (Pty) Ltd. would like to bid farewell to JP Ferreira, defence and assistant coach of the Lions. “JP has been part of the Lions Rugby revival and I would like to thank...

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  • New Lions Rugby Company Under 19 (2018) intake

    Dec 1, 17 • 9506 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on New Lions Rugby Company Under 19 (2018) intake

    New Cubs welcomed  The new intake of Lions Under 19’s for the 2018 season were put through a Lions Rugby Company orientation process at Emirates Airline Park over a three day period. They were welcomed by Altmann Allers and Rudolf Straeuli, Chairman and...

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  • DHL WP crowned 2017 Currie Cup champions

    Oct 28, 17 • 4868 Views • General NewsComments Off on DHL WP crowned 2017 Currie Cup champions

      DHL WP crowned 2017 Currie Cup champions ·         DHL WP U21s and Xerox Golden Lions U19 also victorious ·         Tafel Lager Griquas win Promotion-Relegation match DHL Western Province produced a strong second-half display and held...

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  • Xerox Golden Lions Under 19 team

    Oct 26, 17 • 8267 Views • General NewsComments Off on Xerox Golden Lions Under 19 team

    The Xerox Golden Lions under 19 side will defend their provincial title in Durban on Saturday against the Free State Cheetahs.  The Lions under 19 side won the title against Western Province 60-19 last year. Consistency has been perhaps the Cubs’ biggest...

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  • Pressure mounts as Currie Cup reaches semi-final stage

    Oct 19, 17 • 3241 Views • General NewsComments Off on Pressure mounts as Currie Cup reaches semi-final stage

    The pressure on the four Currie Cup Premier Division semi-finalists – the Cell C Sharks, DHL Western Province, Xerox Golden Lions and Vodacom Blue Bulls – will reach boiling point on Saturday as they go head-to-head in their biggest match of the season...

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  • XEROX GOLDEN LIONS TEAM TO FACE DHL WESTERN PROVINCE

    Oct 19, 17 • 4112 Views • General NewsComments Off on XEROX GOLDEN LIONS TEAM TO FACE DHL WESTERN PROVINCE

    Coach Swys de Bruin and his charges went for consistency when they picked the Xerox Golden Lions side to travel to Cape Town for the Currie Cup semi-final encounter with DHL Western Province on Saturday, 21 October. DHL WESTERN PROVINCE VS XEROX GOLDEN LIONS...

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  • Three Xerox Golden Lions teams will be in action in the semi-finals

    Oct 18, 17 • 3469 Views • General NewsComments Off on Three Xerox Golden Lions teams will be in action in the semi-finals

    Three Xerox Golden Lions teams will be in action in the semi-finals of their respective competitions this weekend with the under 19 and under 21 sides playing at home at Emirates Airline Park on 20 October and the Premier team travelling to Cape Town to face...

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  • Currie Cup statistics set scene for thrilling semi-finals

    Oct 17, 17 • 2767 Views • General NewsComments Off on Currie Cup statistics set scene for thrilling semi-finals

     With the pool stages of the Currie Cup Premier Division – sponsored by DirectAxis and Nashua – a thing of the past, key statistics from the last 14 weeks indicate two thrilling semi-finals await this weekend.   The table-topping Cell C Sharks, who have...

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  • Lions rugby helps drought stricken Western Cape

    Oct 13, 17 • 3730 Views • General NewsComments Off on Lions rugby helps drought stricken Western Cape

    An unexpected call from the LIONS rugby team’s Rudolf Straeuli, CEO of the Lions Rugby Company, to Water Shortage South Africas’ CEO, Benoit Le Roy earlier this week offering the LIONS franchise full support in getting water to the WC was welcomed with...

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  • XEROX GOLDEN LIONS vs TOYOTA CHEETAHS

    Oct 12, 17 • 4703 Views • General NewsComments Off on XEROX GOLDEN LIONS vs TOYOTA CHEETAHS

    Three Springboks have been included in the Xerox Golden Lions starting XV for the Currie Cup clash with the Toyota Cheetahs at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday 14 October with one on the bench. Ross Cronjé, Courtnall Skosan and Andries Coetzee will make...

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  • The Lions Rugby Company welcomed back their Springbok players

    Oct 11, 17 • 3772 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on The Lions Rugby Company welcomed back their Springbok players

    The Lions Rugby Company welcomed back their Springbok players on Tuesday.  Ross Cronjé, Courtnall Skosan, Andries Coetzee, Malcolm Marx and Ruan Dreyer joined the Lions squad ahead of their Currie Cup clash at Emirates Airline Park this weekend. Elton...

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  • XEROX GOLDEN LIONS vs DHL WESTERN PROVINCE

    Oct 6, 17 • 3775 Views • General NewsComments Off on XEROX GOLDEN LIONS vs DHL WESTERN PROVINCE

    Coach Swys de Bruin has opted for youth for the Currie Cup clash with the DHL Western Province side at Emirates Airline Park on Sunday.  “Coming into the match with seven players who are still under the age of 21 is an exciting prospect for us. It shows...

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  • Sharks earn Currie Cup Premier Division home semi-final

    Oct 1, 17 • 3060 Views • General NewsComments Off on Sharks earn Currie Cup Premier Division home semi-final

    The Cell C Sharks will have a bye in the Currie Cup Premier Division – sponsored by Nashua and DirectAxis – next week with the peace of mind that they have secured the top spot on the log and a resultant home semi-final, as the battle for the...

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  • Team Announcement Xerox Golden Lions vs Cell C Sharks FRIDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2017, 19:00 (Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban)

    Sep 26, 17 • 4316 Views • General NewsComments Off on Team Announcement Xerox Golden Lions vs Cell C Sharks FRIDAY, 29 SEPTEMBER 2017, 19:00 (Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban)

    The Xerox Golden Lions travel to Durban to face the Cell C Sharks in a Currie Cup clash on Friday with three changes from the side that were in action at home a fortnight ago. Rhyno Herbst gets a start and will partner at lock with Marvin Orie, Aphiwe Dyantyi...

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  • Forced named to tame Lions

    Apr 28, 17 • 2659 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on Forced named to tame Lions

    The Road Safety Western Force have made a number of injury-forced changes to their side that take on the Lions this Saturday, 29 April at the Force Field (nib Stadium). Both Pek Cowan and Brynard Stander return to the starting side after impressive...

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  • Emirates Lions side to play in warm-up

    Feb 2, 17 • 1506 Views • General NewsComments Off on Emirates Lions side to play in warm-up

    Ross Cronjé will lead an Emirates Lions side which shows a blend of youth and experience against the SupaBaabaas at Wits on Saturday 4 February at 15:00. The Lions have picked a squad of 28 for this warm-up which includes some senior and some very junior...

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  • Lions XV travel squad to Harare (Zimbabwe)

    Jan 24, 17 • 1714 Views • General NewsComments Off on Lions XV travel squad to Harare (Zimbabwe)

      The Lions XV that will travel to Harare, Zimbabwe for a warm-up match against the Bulls on Saturday 28 January is:   Baard Le Roux Brits Ruan Cilliers Jean-Luc Davids Ashlon De Wee Bobby Dyamani Hacjivah Du Preez JP Gordon Dean Jacobs Wiehan Janse...

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  • Die Leeus : Die Span wat weet van opstaan en terugveg!

    Aug 5, 16 • 2902 Views • General News, Pale Toe, South Africa, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on Die Leeus : Die Span wat weet van opstaan en terugveg!

    Simon Riekert van #Pale toe skryf hier op die vooraand van die Superrugby-eindstryd: Hoe lank is ʼn jaar in sport? Hoe lank is drie jaar? Wel, drie jaar gelede moes die huidige Superrugby-finaliste ʼn paar vriendskaplike wedstryde reël om voor te berei vir...

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  • Hurricanes v Lions Preview

    Aug 5, 16 • 3509 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on Hurricanes v Lions Preview

    The best two teams in this season’s Super Rugby competition will square off in Wellington on Saturday as the Hurricanes and Lions collide. Both sides have won 13 times this year and both are on a recent run of seven wins from their last eight games,...

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  • Emirates Lions vs Hurricanes: 6 August 2016 (09:35 SA time)

    Aug 4, 16 • 3888 Views • General News, International, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on Emirates Lions vs Hurricanes: 6 August 2016 (09:35 SA time)

    Warren Whiteley  will lead the Emirates Lions against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday in their first ever final of Vodacom Super Rugby. Whiteley is back in the starting line-up while Ruan Ackermann and Lourens Erasmus have been included on the...

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  • Glen Jackson to Referee Super Rugby Final

    Aug 2, 16 • 3236 Views • General News, International, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on Glen Jackson to Referee Super Rugby Final

    Glen Jackson has been appointed to referee the 2016 Super Rugby Final between the Hurricanes and Lions at Westpac Stadium, Wellington on Saturday 6 August. The 40-year-old New Zealander is a former fly-half who played for Bay of Plenty, Chiefs, Saracens...

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  • 7 Redes hoekom dinge by die Lions WERK!

    Jul 29, 16 • 2880 Views • Analysis, General News, Pale ToeComments Off on 7 Redes hoekom dinge by die Lions WERK!

    Simon Riekert van #Pale toe skryf: Saterdag is semifinaal-dag vir Superrugby in sy huidige formaat. Of dit ʼn suksesvolle toernooi was of nie, is nou nie belangrik nie. Wat saak maak is dat die land se rugby-hoop op die Rooi en Wit van die Lions gevestig is...

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  • Emirates Lions on the hunt for Vodacom Super Rugby final spot

    Jul 28, 16 • 1805 Views • General News, International, Super RugbyComments Off on Emirates Lions on the hunt for Vodacom Super Rugby final spot

    Hurricanes host Chiefs in first semi-final in Wellington First-ever semi-final in Johannesburg The Emirates Lions will tackle defending Vodacom Super Rugby champions, the Highlanders, in one of two mouth-watering semi-final clashes on Saturday. The vital...

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  • Jaco Kriel will lead the Emirates Lions on Saturday

    Jul 28, 16 • 2722 Views • General News, International, Super RugbyComments Off on Jaco Kriel will lead the Emirates Lions on Saturday

    Jaco Kriel will lead the Emirates Lions in their first ever home Semi-Final Super Rugby clash against the High Energy Highlanders at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday 30 July at 15:00. Dillon Smit and Steph de Witt has been included on the bench. Kick-off is...

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  • Emirates Lions squad announcement vs Highlanders

    Jul 26, 16 • 2994 Views • General News, International, Super RugbyComments Off on Emirates Lions squad announcement vs Highlanders

    The Emirates Lions coaching staff picked a squad of 27 for the coming game against the Highlanders at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday 30 July at 15:00. There are no surprises with the only name worth mentioning is that of Dillon Smit who has been included...

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