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Lions vs Boland Review

The Lions bounced back firmly against the Boland Cavaliers with another exhibit of fast – paced running rugby in front of their home crowd. As convincing as the scoreline was, I still believe that there is work to be done. 

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Lions vs Boland – Preview

The Lions will have to bounce back strongly this weekend after their shock defeat against the Griquas last week. Without trying to be disrespectful to the smaller Unions, a team such as the Lions have to view these encounters as potential bonus point wins. It’s only going to get harder from here onwards and any more slipped opportunities could become costly later on.

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Griquas vs Golden Lions Preview

Coach Johan Ackermann made a few changes to the Lions team that will take on Griquas in Round 3 of the Currie Cup in Kimberley on Saturday.

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6 Lions to Start for Springboks

Springbok Coach Alistair Coetzee has named his squad for the first Castle Challenge Test against the Argentinians. Amongst them are 6 Lions players with another 1 on the bench.

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Lions Expose Pumas in Johannesburg

It may have been the perfect start to the Currie Cup season, but despite what the score line suggests, it was far from a perfect game. Still there were a lot more positives than negatives and the Golden Lions will take heaps of confidence with them going into the next rounds.

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Currie Cup Match Preview: Lions vs Pumas

At face value this should be a no contest – Super Rugby finalists and the current Currie Cup Champions playing at home against one of the smaller Unions. But there are a few minefields that the home will have to negotiate before they uncork their bubbly. 

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Lions Currie Cup Squad Announced

The GLRU have confirmed their squad to compete in this year’s Currie Cup second round.

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What a Mess!

The brainchild of the conference system has come crashing down upon the ARU and SARU leagues and its board of calculating and scheming Executives have been bitten squarely on their collective arses. The conference system, it turns out, suites nobody at all, but where to from here…?

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Congrats Hurricanes, new Super Rugby champions

Congratulations to the Hurricanes on becoming the 2016 Super Rugby champions by beating the Lions 20-3 in a cold, wet and windy Wellington. Congratulations to the Lions for a great season, achieving more than we as supporters could have hoped for at the start of 2016.

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There can be only one!

Who would have thought 3 years ago that the Lions would take on the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday in their first ever final in the professional era? Two years ago? At the beginning of this year?

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