Lions name touring squad for Australia and NZ
Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named a 27-man squad for their four match Super Rugby tour of Australia and New Zealand which starts in Hamilton against the Chiefs.
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Ackermann : There is no quick fix for Lions
Sunday 20 April 2014
Coach Johan Ackermann says that there is no "quick fix"for the Lions after they suffered their third straight loss in Super Rugby with a daunting tour starting next week.
Whiteley: Lions have not have lost any intensity
Friday 18 April 2014
Lions captain Warren Whiteley has insisted that the Lions are still a motivated side even though they have lost two successive Super Rugby matches at home in Johannesburg.
Stormers beat Lions in Cape Town
Friday 18 April 2014
Out of the last 14 Super Rugby matches between the Stormers and the Lions the Stormers have won 13 matches.
Lions make changes for Stormers clash
Thursday 17 April 2014
Lions head coach Johann Ackermann has named his team to play the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday with several changes to the team that lost to the Sharks.
Ackermann : Lions decision making let them down
Sunday 13 April 2014
Lions coach Johan Ackermann was again left frustrated as he believed their decision making let them down in their 12-25 loss to the Sharks.
Sharks beat Lions in Johannesburg
Friday 11 April 2014
Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Lions and the Sharks the Johannesburg Lions have drawn one, won one and lost three matches.
Lions make one change for Sharks match
Thursday 10 April 2014
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 23-man squad to play the Sharks at Ellis Park on Saturday with one change to the team that lost to the Crusaders.
Angry Ackermann admits Crusaders were better
Sunday 6 April 2014
The typically soft-spoken Lions coach Johan Ackermann did not mince his words following his side's lethargic performance in their 28-7 defeat to the Crusaders in a Super Rugby match at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Crusaders beat Lions in Johannesburg
Saturday 5 April 2014
Out of the last five Super Rugby matches between the Lions and the Crusaders the Crusaders have won four and lost one match.
Ackermann: Lions are underdogs against Crusaders
Thursday 3 April 2014
Lions coach Johan Ackermann says that even though his team are higher in the Super Rugby standings they will still be considered as the underdogs against the Crusaders at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Lions change three for clash with Crusaders
Thursday 3 April 2014
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made three changes to his 23 man Super Rugby squad to play against the Crusaders at Ellis Park on Saturday
Lions lose lock Van der Merwe for the season
Tuesday 25 March 2014
The Lions have revealed that Springbok lock Franco van der Merwe has been ruled out of the rest of the Super Rugby season due to injury.
Coach Ackermann left speechless after Lions victory
Sunday 23 March 2014
Lions coach Johann Ackermann was left speechless after his side came from behind
to beat the Reds 23-20 in their Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg
Lions edge 13 man Reds team at the death
Saturday 22 March 2014
The Lions secured back to back victories in Super Rugby when they beat a 13-man Reds team 23-20 in Johannesburg on Saturday.
SARU refer Lions TMO try ruling to the IRB
Friday 21 March 2014
The issue of whether the Lions scored a try against the Blues in their Round five match has taken a new turn as SARU General Manager of Referees Andre Watson has revealed that they have asked the IRB to make a ruling on it.
Lions make one injury enforced change for Reds
Thursday 20 March 2014
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made one injury enforced change to the team that beat the Blues for this week's Super Rugby match against the Reds.
Lions lose hooker Robbie Coetzee for Reds clash
Monday 17 March 2014
The Lions have lost hooker Robbie Coetzee for their Super Rugby clash against the Reds on Saturday in Johannesburg after he was injured playing against the Blues.
Ackermann: Lions defence won the match
Sunday 16 March 2014
Lions coach Johan Ackermann says that the Lions gritty defence in the opening exchanges laid the foundation for their 39-36 victory over the Blues at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.
Lions secure first victory over Blues since 2006
Saturday 15 March 2014
The Lions held on to beat the Blues 39-36 at Ellis Park on Saturday to secure their first victory over the Aucklanders since 2006. .
Boshoff starts at flyhalf for Lions against Blues
Thursday 13 March 2014
Lions head coach Johan Ackerman has named his team to play the Blues at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday with Marnitz Boshoff returning to the starting line up.
Sharks beat Lions in Durban
Saturday 8 March 2014
The winner of the match between the Sharks and the Lions will almost certainly top the South African Super Rugby conference at the end of this contest.
Lions start Elton Jantjies at flyhalf against Sharks
Thursday 6 March 2014
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to play the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban with Elton Jantjies starting at flyhalf.
Bulls beat the Lions in Pretoria
Saturday 1 March 2014
The Lions form since they returned to Super Rugby two weeks ago has been the biggest surprise yet this season.