The Lions travel to Wales this weekend where they will aim to maintain their unbeaten record against Cardiff in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
Overall URC head-to-head record: Played 1, Lions won 1.
When they last met:
Did you know?
- Cardiff have lost two of their last three United Rugby Championship encounters.
- Cardiff have won their last two matches at the Arms Park, against Zebre and Munster, and have not won three in succession at the venue for over twelve months.
- Cardiff’s only victory over South African opposition since November 2019 was against the Cell C Sharks, 23-17, at the Arms Park on 16 October 2021.
- Emirates Lions have lost only one of their last four URC matches: 15-31 at the Bulls in the opening round this season.
- The Lions have won their last two away games in the URC, their best sequence on the road in the Championship.
- The Lions have lost only one of their five previous fixtures against Welsh regions: 12-36 to the Scarlets in Llanelli on 1 October 2021.
- The two sides only previous meeting was in Johannesburg in March, with the home side running out 37-20 victors.