The Golden Lions Rugby Union will hold a hearing on Wednesday following an alleged incident of racial abuse in a club match between Wanderers and Roodepoort.
The Free State XV edged Griquas 32-31, while there were also wins for the Pumas, Sharks XV, Border Bulldogs, Boland Cavaliers and Golden Lions XV in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.
Western Province needed a late penalty to beat the Boland Cavaliers 23-21, while there were also wins for the Blue Bulls, Sharks XV, Golden Lions XV, SWD Eagles and Free State XV in the Provincial Rugby Challenge.
The Golden Lions Rugby Union will investigate an alleged incident of racial abuse that took place during a club match between Wanderers and Roodepoort. The incident occurred during an U21 match between the sides on 25 April. ‘During the match, Wanderers players reported to their coach that there was verbal racial abuse being directed to the Wanderers players from the… Read more →
South African prop Justin Ackerman is set to join French club Montpellier in order to provide cover for the injured Antoine Guillamon. Guillamon is set to be sidelined for an extended period after undergoing a groin operation, which has created an opportunity for Ackermann, who has previously played for Western Province, the Golden Lions and the Kings. The 25-year-old could even… Read more →
JP Ferreira has not been included in the Lions’ coaching team for the 2018 season. The Lions announced their coaching structure for next year and as expected Swys de Bruin has been confirmed as Johan Ackermann’s replacement as head coach of the Super Rugby side. De Bruin will be assisted by Phillip Lemmer, who has been named as defence coach,… Read more →
Rohan Janse van Rensburg is looking forward to experiencing a new environment as he gets set for a short-term stint with the Sale Sharks in England, writes CRAIG LEWIS. Janse van Rensburg will be joining up with the English club on a three-month deal before returning to the Lions ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby season. The highly-regarded centre told SARugbymag.co.za on… Read more →
The Blue Bulls, Golden Lions and Free State Cheetahs face a scrap for semi-final qualification in the final round before the Currie Cup playoffs, writes JON CARDINELLI. BLUE BULLS vs PUMAS (Friday, 19:00) The Bulls scored 10 tries in their 64-36 thrashing of the Free State Cheetahs last week. Their attack has fired this season and they have reason to believe… Read more →
The hosts scored four tries in their 29-20 win at Ellis Park.