Posts Tagged ‘MTN Golden Lions’

  • Absa Currie Cup attracts record TV audiences

    Nov 2, 12 • 7296 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Absa Currie Cup attracts record TV audiences

    The Absa Currie Cup season broke television broadcast records, the South African Rugby Union announced on Friday. An average of 525 000 viewers watched the 33 matches in the competition – an increase of 36% on the 2011 season average – according to data...

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  • Peyper rewarded with Absa Currie Cup final

    Oct 22, 12 • 3137 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on Peyper rewarded with Absa Currie Cup final

    Jaco Peyper has been rewarded for his outstanding performances in the 2012 season by being named as referee for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup final in Durban (kick off 17h00). Peyper, who made his test debut at Tier 1 international level in 2012, will take...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Review – Semi-finals

    Oct 22, 12 • 3896 Views • Currie Cup Results, General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Review – Semi-finals

    THE Sharks will host DHL Western Province in this year’s Absa Currie Cup final after wildly contrasting victories over the Vodacom Blue Bulls and defending champions the MTN Golden Lions respectively in Saturday’s semi-finals. The final – a...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Semi-finals

    Oct 18, 12 • 2678 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Semi-finals

    DEFENDING champions the MTN Golden Lions will be looking to record a hat-trick of Absa Currie Cup Premier Division victories over DHL Western Province this season when the two sides meet in one of the competition’s semi-finals in Johannesburg on...

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  • DHL Western Province U19 team to take on the Golden Lions

    Oct 18, 12 • 5709 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on DHL Western Province U19 team to take on the Golden Lions

    DHL Western Province Under-19 coach Nazeem Adams has announced his team to take on the MTN Golden Lions U19s at the Markotter Fields in Stellenbosch on Saturday (kick-off 15h00). The log-topping WP Under-19s will take on the fourth-placed Golden Lions in...

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  • Absa Currie Cup Awards for Plumtree and Reinach

    Oct 18, 12 • 4619 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on Absa Currie Cup Awards for Plumtree and Reinach

    The Sharks dominated the Absa Currie Cup awards for October when their head coach, John Plumtree, and talented scrumhalf Cobus Reinach were named as the Absa Currie Cup Coach and Player of the Month respectively. Other nominees for the two awards included MTN...

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  • DHL Western Province named for semi

    Oct 17, 12 • 2787 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on DHL Western Province named for semi

    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 in Johannesburg (19h00). Coetzee has made just four changes to the side that defeated the...

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  • MTN Golden Lions team announced for semi against Western Province

    Oct 16, 12 • 3048 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on MTN Golden Lions team announced for semi against Western Province

    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. There are eleven changes to the starting line up...

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  • Black and White Blackout for Saturday

    Oct 16, 12 • 2698 Views • General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on Black and White Blackout for Saturday

    The Sharks achieved their second last hurdle in the hunt for Currie Cup glory. After a well-executed Absa Currie Cup clash against Griquas on Friday night at Mr Price KINGS PARK, The Sharks have secured the top spot on the log. The Sharks will now host the...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Review – Final Round

    Oct 14, 12 • 2841 Views • Currie Cup Results, General News, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Review – Final Round

    THE Sharks and defending champions the MTN Golden Lions will host the Vodacom Blue Bulls and DHL Western Province respectively in this year’s Absa Currie Cup Premier Division semi-finals, after an enthralling final weekend of round-robin matches. GWK...

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  • MTN Golden Lions team to tackle the Blue Bulls

    Oct 11, 12 • 2953 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on MTN Golden Lions team to tackle the Blue Bulls

    Vodacom Blue Bulls on Saturday, 13 October 2012 at Coca-Cola Park, this afternoon. There are eight changes to the starting line up who played the Griquas last weekend: 1. CJ van der Linde replaces JC Janse van Rensburg at Loose Head Prop 2. Pat Cilliers (back...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Final Round

    Oct 11, 12 • 2719 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Final Round

    THE final round of the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division is shaping up to be one of the most intriguing in years, with the spectre of possible relegation hanging over the same four teams who are still in the running for the two remaining semi-final places. In...

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  • Sharks named to face the Griquas in Durban

    Oct 10, 12 • 4582 Views • South AfricaComments Off on Sharks named to face the Griquas in Durban

    Absa Currie Cup The Sharks vs Griquas Mr Price KINGS PARK Friday 12 October, 2012 @ 19:10 The Sharks 15. Louis Ludik 14. Odwa Ndungane 13. Paul Jordaan 12. Tim Whitehead 11. JP Pietersen 10. Patrick Lambie 9. Cobus Reinach 8. Keegan Daniel (Captain 7. Jean...

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  • DHL Western Province named to face the Cheetahs at Newlands

    Oct 10, 12 • 2964 Views • General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on DHL Western Province named to face the Cheetahs at Newlands

    DHL Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has brought back all his Springboks for Saturday’s must-win Absa Currie Cup clash against the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at DHL Newlands (17h05). Coetzee has made eight changes to his starting line-up...

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  • Griquas team to take on the Sharks

    Oct 10, 12 • 3357 Views • General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on Griquas team to take on the Sharks

    GWK Griquas team vs The Sharks, ABSA Currie Cup, Friday 12 October 2012 at 19:10 at Mr Price Kings Park, Durban. 1. Steph Roberts 2. Ryno Barnes (Captain) 3. Lourens Adriaanse 4. Ligtoring Landman 5. Martin Muller 6. Marnus Schoeman 7. Justin Downey 8. Leon...

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  • Blue Bulls call in Bok reinforcements for must-win match

    Oct 10, 12 • 3133 Views • NationalComments Off on Blue Bulls call in Bok reinforcements for must-win match

    Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Pine Pienaar has named all his returning Springboks involved in the Castle Rugby Championship for Saturday’s crucial Absa Currie Cup clash against the MTN Lions in Johannesburg. The Blue Bulls need to win at Coca-Cola Park, most...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup 2012 Results

    Oct 9, 12 • 5920 Views • Currie Cup Results, General NewsComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup 2012 Results

    October 2012 06 Toyota Free State Cheetahs 30 – 37 The Sharks Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division 06 GWK Griquas 37 – 21 MTN Golden Lions GWK Park, Kimberley ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division 05 Vodacom Blue Bulls 26...

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  • 2012 ABSA Currie Cup Log

    Oct 8, 12 • 6555 Views • Currie Cup ResultsComments Off on 2012 ABSA Currie Cup Log

    Absa Currie Cup Premier Division Log – Final Standings:   TEAM P W L D PF PA TF TA BP -7 BP T PTS Sharks 10 7 3 0 292 233 32 18 2 5 35 Golden Lions 10 6 4 0 285 279 26 28 0 4 28 WP 10 5 5 0 272 [&hellip...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 9

    Oct 4, 12 • 3629 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 9

    THERE’S plenty at stake in the penultimate round of Absa Currie Cup Premier Division action as all six teams look to either seal a semi-final place or ensure they avoid a dreaded season-ending promotion-relegation match against the First Division...

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  • MTN Golden Lions Player Contracts

    Oct 4, 12 • 8800 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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  • Sharks named to face the Free State Cheetahs

    Oct 4, 12 • 2541 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on Sharks named to face the Free State Cheetahs

    The Sharks vs Free State Cheetahs Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein Saturday 6 October, 2012 @ 19:15 The Sharks 15. Louis Ludik 14. Odwa Ndungane 13. Paul Jordaan 12. Tim Whitehead 11. JP Pietersen 10. Meyer Bosman 9. Charl McLeod 8. Keegan Daniel (C) 7....

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Awards for Ackermann and Jantjies

    Oct 3, 12 • 4632 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Awards for Ackermann and Jantjies

    MTN Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann and his star flyhalf Elton Jantjies were on Wednesday named as the Absa Currie Cup Coach of the Month and Absa Currie Cup Player of Month for September. Ackermann’s calm assurance has the led the Lions to top of the...

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  • MTN Golden Lions name their side to face the Griquas

    Oct 3, 12 • 2386 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on MTN Golden Lions name their side to face the Griquas

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play GWK Griquas on Saturday, 6 October 2012 at GWK Park in Kimberley, this afternoon. There are three changes to the starting line up: 1. Ross Cronje replaces Michael Bondesio at Scrumhalf....

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  • Toyota Free State Cheetahs named to face the Sharks

    Oct 3, 12 • 2602 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on Toyota Free State Cheetahs named to face the Sharks

    Toyota Free State Cheetahs: 15. Hennie Daniller 14. Nico Scheepers 13. Robert Ebersohn (Captain) 12. Andries Strauss 11. Raymond Rhule 10. Sias Ebersohn 9. Sarel Pretorius 8. Phillip van der Walt 7. Francois Uys 6. Lappies Labuschagne 5. Izak van der...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 8

    Sep 27, 12 • 2568 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 8

    The race for play-off spots and home-ground advantage in the six-team Absa Currie Cup Premier Division hots up this weekend with only three rounds remaining for teams to break clear from the pack and book their places in the final four. Six doesn’t go...

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