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LIONS

Six rising stars to watch

CRAIG LEWIS looks at six promising players worth keeping an eye on this Super Rugby season.


Four predictions for 2017

With Super Rugby set to kick off in just over a month’s time, CRAIG LEWIS makes some predictions for the season ahead.


2017 Super Rugby pre-season fixtures

All the warm-up matches leading up to the 2017 Super Rugby tournament.


Lions to play SupaBarbarians

The Lions will play a pre-season match against a SupaBarbarians invitational team at Ellis Park on 4 February.


Lions unveil classic kit

The Lions have unveiled their new home and away jerseys for the 2017 Super Rugby season.


Ruan under the knife

Ruan Combrinck successfully underwent a shoulder operation on Wednesday, but is set to miss the start of the 2017 Super Rugby season.


Bok prop feared paralysis

Springbok prop Julian Redelinghuys feared that he would be 'paralysed from the waist down' after fracturing his neck while in action for the Golden Lions.


Five Saffas join BaaBaas

Akker van der Merwe, Kwagga Smith, Ruan Ackermann, Robert du Preez, and Schalk van der Merwe have been included in the Barbarians squad to face the Springboks on 5 November.


Orie, Sithole to join Lions

The Lions have confirmed the acquisitions of Bulls lock Marvin Orie and Western Province prop Sti Sithole.


Lions snatch U21 title from WP

Jarryd Sage scored a try in the 77th minute as the Golden Lions beat Western Province 38-34 in U21 Provincial Championship final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.


Lions crowned U19 champs

Replacement wing Madosha Tambwe scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions beat Western Province 60-19 in the U19 Provincial Championship final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.


Lions hit back at Lyon

The Golden Lions Rugby Union is adamant lock Franco Mostert has no case to answer in his ongoing contractual saga with French side Lyon.


Lyon take Bok lock to court

French Top 14 club Lyon announced on Monday they are taking legal action against Franco Mostert for breach of contract.


Bok prop on road to recovery

Springbok and Lions prop Julian Redelinghuys underwent neck surgery in Bloemfontein on Sunday and could be discharged from hospital later this week.


Rampant Cheetahs rout Lions

Sergeal Petersen scored a hat-trick of tries, while Niel Marais kicked 21 points as the Free State Cheetahs recorded a resounding 55-17 win over the Golden Lions in Saturday’s semi-final in Bloemfontein. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


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