Posts Tagged ‘MTN Golden Lions’

  • Deon Fourie starts at flank against the Blue Bulls

    Aug 29, 12 • 2563 Views • General NewsComments Off on Deon Fourie starts at flank against the Blue Bulls

    DHL Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup clash against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at DHL Newlands (19h10). Coetzee has made seven changes – including one positional switch – to the side...

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  • GWK Griquas named to play the Lions

    Aug 29, 12 • 3734 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on GWK Griquas named to play the Lions

    GWK Griquas team vs MTN Golden Lions, ABSA Currie Cup, Friday 31 August 2012 at 19:10 at Coca-Cola Park, Johannesburg. The GWK Griquas lineup as follows: 1.Steph Roberts 2. Ryno Barnes (Captain) 3. Lourens Adriaanse 4. Ligtoring Landman 5. Martin Muller 6....

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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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  • MTN Golden Lions named to face GWK Griquas

    Aug 28, 12 • 2064 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on MTN Golden Lions named to face GWK Griquas

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play GWK Griquas on Friday, 31 August 2012 at Coca-Cola Park, this morning. There are five changes to the starting line-up that played DHL Western Province last weekend: 1. CJ van der Linde...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Review – Round 3

    Aug 27, 12 • 2497 Views • Currie Cup Results, General News, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Review – Round 3

    THE deadly boot of flyhalf Elton Jantjies ensured that defending champions the MTN Golden Lions climbed back to the top of the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division standings, while there were also wins for the Toyota Free State Cheetahs and Vodacom Blue Bulls in...

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  • Bandisi Maku returns for the Lions against Province

    Aug 23, 12 • 2197 Views • General NewsComments Off on Bandisi Maku returns for the Lions against Province

    The availability of two of the MTN Golden Lions’ Springboks for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup match against Western Province at Coca-Cola Park largely compensates for the untimely injuries hooker Callie Visagie and centre Waylon Murray sustained last...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 3

    Aug 23, 12 • 2136 Views • General NewsComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 3

    THE Sharks will look to retain their unbeaten record in this year’s Absa Currie Cup Premier Division when they travel to Pretoria to face the Vodacom Blue Bulls in the last of three intriguing Saturday match-ups in the new-look, six-team competition....

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  • Two returning Boks start for DHL Western Province

    Aug 22, 12 • 3384 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Two returning Boks start for DHL Western Province

    DHL Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has named his team for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup meeting with the MTN Golden Lions in Johannesburg (17h05). Springbok squad members Siya Kolisi (flank) and Juan de Jongh (centre) make a return, with...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 2

    Aug 16, 12 • 2334 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 2

    THE Toyota Free State Cheetahs will look to register their first win of the new-look, six-team 2012 Absa Currie Cup Premier Division when they host the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Friday night, in the first of three matches...

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  • Sharks opt for experience in "Currie Cup Final rematch"

    Aug 16, 12 • 2047 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Sharks opt for experience in "Currie Cup Final rematch"

    The Sharks have settled down into a routine after a particularly hectic last month as they focus for the Absa Currie Cup match against the Lions at Mr Price KINGS PARK this Saturday. Sharks coach John Plumtree has made a number of changes to The Sharks side...

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  • MTN Golden Lions – Derrick Minnie out for Sharks clash

    Aug 16, 12 • 2687 Views • General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on MTN Golden Lions – Derrick Minnie out for Sharks clash

    Two changes to the 22-man match squad, both the result of a single injury, are all that MTN Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has come up with for the Absa Currie Cup match against the Sharks in Durban on Saturday. The injury to No 8 Derick Minnie has...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 1

    Aug 10, 12 • 2464 Views • General News, National, South AfricaComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division Preview – Round 1

    TWO World Cup-winning Springboks will run out for the MTN Golden Lions when they Johannesburg side opens the defence of their Absa Currie Cup title on Saturday against the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at Coca-Cola Park. The country’s premier domestic...

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  • MTN Golden Lions side to face the Toyota FS Cheetahs

    Aug 8, 12 • 2532 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on MTN Golden Lions side to face the Toyota FS Cheetahs

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play the Toyota Free State Cheetahs on Saturday, 11 August 2012 at Coca-Cola Park, this morning.  The team is:  15. Andries Coetzee 14. JR Esterhuizen 13. Lionel Mapoe 12. Waylon Murray 11....

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  • Ebersohn captains Cheetahs in his 50th Currie Cup game

    Aug 8, 12 • 2354 Views • National, South AfricaComments Off on Ebersohn captains Cheetahs in his 50th Currie Cup game

    Saturday, 11 August 2012, Kick-off: 17:05 Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg Absa Currie Cup Toyota Free State Cheetahs to face the MTN Golden Lions: 15. Hennie Daniller 14. Nico Scheepers 13. Robert Ebersohn (Captain) 12. Andries Strauss 11. Raymond Rhule 10....

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  • 2012 MTN Golden Lions Currie Cup squad announced

    Aug 7, 12 • 3972 Views • National, South AfricaComments Off on 2012 MTN Golden Lions Currie Cup squad announced

    The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions squad to participate in the 2012 Absa Currie Cup competition this afternoon. The MTN Golden Lions, and defending champions of the cup, have been hard in training over the past few weeks and are...

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  • ABSA Currie Cup Final Review – MTN Golden Lions roar against The Sharks

    Oct 30, 11 • 3658 Views • Currie Cup Results, General News, International, NationalComments Off on ABSA Currie Cup Final Review – MTN Golden Lions roar against The Sharks

    Photo by Denese Lups | Rugby15 | www.phototalk.co.za It was a significant triumph, as it was the Golden Lions’ first outright Absa Currie Cup final victory on home soil since 1950 and their first title since 1999 after losing in the finals of 2002 and 2007....

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  • DHL Western Province team announced for Semi-Finals match against Lions

    Oct 19, 11 • 2107 Views • NationalComments Off on DHL Western Province team announced for Semi-Finals match against Lions

    Photo by Denese Lups for Rugby15/ phototalk.co.za Allister Coetzee today announced the DHL WP team to take on the Lions at Coca-Cola Park in Johannesburg on Saturday 22 October in the Absa Currie Cup semi-final.   The team to play is: 15 . Gio Aplon 14.  JJ...

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  • MTN Golden Lions to face the FS Cheetahs

    Sep 28, 11 • 3733 Views • General News, International, NationalComments Off on MTN Golden Lions to face the FS Cheetahs

    The MTN Golden Lions will be playing the Toyota Free State Cheetahs this Saturday, 1 October 2011 in Bloemfontein. Kick off is at 3pm. The team was announced this afternoon and is: 15 Jaco Taute 14 Deon Van Rensburg 13 Doppies La Grange 12 Alwyn Hollenbach 11...

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  • Join the MTN Golden Lions Supporters bus to Bloemfontein

    Sep 27, 11 • 2381 Views • International, NationalComments Off on Join the MTN Golden Lions Supporters bus to Bloemfontein

    Photo by Bruce Taylor/ Rugby15 Join the MTN Golden Lions supporters bus toBloemfonteinon Saturday, 1 October 2011 to watch the MTN Golden Lions vs. Toyota Free State Cheetahs. For just R350 per person, supporters will receive a food pack on the bus, your...

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  • Photos tell the story of Lions vs Blue Bulls

    Sep 25, 11 • 4533 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Photos tell the story of Lions vs Blue Bulls

    A collection of photos by Rugby15 photographers Bruce Taylor and Anton Geyser from the MTN Golden Lions vs Vodacom Blue Bulls match at Coca-Cola Park on 24 September. The Blue Bulls won a nail-biting game by 21 points to 18. Read the match report...

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  • Lions to face the Pumas

    Aug 31, 11 • 3442 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on Lions to face the Pumas

    Photo by James Loretz / Rugby15  The MTN Golden Lions will be playing the Ford Pumas this Friday, 2 September 2011 at Mbombela in Nelspruit. Kick off is at 19:10. One forced change has been made to the MTN Golden Lions team following their 28 – 19 victory...

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  • MTN Golden Lions vs The Sharks

    Aug 26, 11 • 2242 Views • General News, NationalComments Off on MTN Golden Lions vs The Sharks

    The Sharks and Lions go head-to-head in the weekend’s Absa Currie Cup spotlight match, a massive Joburg derby match that the opposition teams and plenty of rugby fans will be watching with more than just a passing interest. The Lions are a bonus point ahead...

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  • Lions stick to their guns for WP

    Aug 16, 11 • 1935 Views • NationalComments Off on Lions stick to their guns for WP

    MTN Golden Lions coach John Mitchell today named his team to do battle with the DHL Western Province in Cape Town on Friday night and has named almost exactly the same team that dominated against the FS Cheetahs this past weekend. Mitchell made only one...

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  • MTN Golden Lions Team Announcement playing the GWK Griquas on 23 July 2011

    Jul 20, 11 • 3334 Views • NationalComments Off on MTN Golden Lions Team Announcement playing the GWK Griquas on 23 July 2011

    The MTN Golden Lions will be playing the GWK Griquas this Saturday, 23 July 2011 at GWK Park in Kimberley. Kick off is at 3pm. The team was announced earlier today is: 15. Michael Killian 14. Deon van Rensburg 13. Waylon Murray 12. Doppies la Grange (c) 11....

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