Following mandatory Covid-19 health tests, the Lions, along with the rest of the South African franchises, will return to full-contact training this week.
The Lions have confirmed that flyhalf Elton Jantjies and Vodacom Bulls wing Cornal Hendricks will square off in a ‘battle of the backs’ boxing showdown on 2 September.
Check out this clip of Lions captain Elton Jantjies showing his loyalty to the Johannesburg franchise at an off-season braai with the Stormers back in 2012.
Flyhalf Elton Jantjies has revealed why he agreed to a contract extension at the Lions despite receiving several lucrative offers from overseas clubs.
Springbok flyhalf and Lions skipper Elton Jantjies has converted his garage into a makeshift gym while completing his 14-day self-isolation period since returning from New Zealand.
Elton Jantjies says Saturday’s clash with the Stormers at Ellis Park will revolve around a collective team effort rather than individual battles.
Backs Wandisile Simelane and Andries Coetzee have been left out of the Lions 25-man touring squad to Argentina ahead of their Vodacom Super Rugby opener against the Jaguares on Sunday.
The new supercharged energy within South African rugby was in full flow at Vodacom SuperHero Sunday.
Following the Springboks’ World Cup success, Elton Jantjies has shifted his focus to Vodacom Super Rugby and mentoring the young flyhalves at the Lions.
Elton Jantjies believes that his roommate and halfback partner Herschel Jantjies has taken his game to a new level over the past few months. JON CARDINELLI in Nagoya reports.