LIONS

Currie Cup preview (Round 5)

The Vodacom Blue Bulls will be aiming to maintain their perfect start to the Currie Cup when they take on the Free State Cheetahs in Pretoria, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Mnisi heads up Lions

Howard Mnisi will captain a Golden Lions team with wholesale changes against the EP Kings at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Lions pound Pumas

The Golden Lions claimed a 41-11 bonus-point victory over the Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.


Lions suffer Kriel setback

Jaco Kriel has been ruled out of the Golden Lions' match against the Pumas on Saturday.


Lions captain on the mend

The Golden Lions are expected to be able to call on the services of influential captain Jaco Kriel for this Friday’s Currie Cup clash against the Pumas.


Lions break Durban drought

The Golden Lions scored two late tries to claim a 31-16 bonus-point win against the Sharks at Kings Park on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


Currie Cup preview (Round 3)

The Golden Lions will perhaps face their toughest challenge of the Currie Cup season when they take on the Sharks in Durban on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Lions mix it up for Sharks clash

Coach Johan Ackermann has made a number of rotational changes to the Golden Lions team to face the Sharks in Durban.


Injury blow for Golden Lions

Golden Lions centre Harold Vorster has been ruled out for the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury against the Pumas last weekend.


Lions power past Pumas

The Golden Lions secured a second successive bonus-point win in the Currie Cup as they overcame a passionate Pumas side 44-27, CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Currie Cup preview (Round 2)

Western Province will look to build on an impressive start to their Currie Cup title defence when they host the Free State Cheetahs on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Lions stick with winning formula

There is just one potential change to the Golden Lions' match 23 for their round two Currie Cup clash with the Pumas at Ellis Park on Friday.


Lions roar past Kings

Kwagga Smith scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions recorded an emphatic 51-14 victory over the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Bok duo to play Currie Cup

Pumas scrumhalf Faf de Klerk and Golden Lions lock Franco Mostert have been released from the Springbok camp.


Mostert back for Lions

Johan Ackermann has included lock Franco Mostert in the Golden Lions starting XV for their Currie Cup clash against the EP Kings on Saturday.


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