Lions rugby player hacked to death

Lions and Pirates rugby player Thulani Popoyi was found dead on 5 October at the Dollar Table, a night club in Melville.

Police investigations are underway for the murder of previous Golden Lions Sevens and Pirates black rugby player Thulani … Read the rest

Cheetahs narrowly beat Lions

The Free State Cheetahs got their Absa Currie Cup campaign off to a good start when they narrowly beat the Golden Lions 30-29 at Ellis Park Stadium on Saturday.

They return home with maximum points after outscoring their opponents by … Read the rest

Lions back in Super Rugby

The Lions have clawed their way back into Super Rugby despite going down 23-18 to the Southern Kings in their second leg promotion-relegation match at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Coach Johan Ackermann said they are keen to retain the services … Read the rest

Lions victorious in away game against Kings

Lions captain JC Janse van Rensburg praised the courage and character of his team as they registered a crucial away win in the first leg of their Super Rugby promotion-relegation series against the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday.… Read the rest

Solomons eager to retain Super Rugby status for Kings

Southern Kings director of rugby Alan Solomons has encouraged his team to live up to expectations when they meet the Lions in the first of their Super Rugby promotion/relegation playoff fixtures on Friday.

In what is being billed as their … Read the rest

Darron Nell to lead Kings against Lions in crucial match

Experienced lock Darron Nell will captain the Southern Kings in the first of the two-leg Super Rugby promotion-relegation matches against the Lions in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

“Darron has done a tremendous job for us over the years in a … Read the rest