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Lions ready to bounce back
Lions ready to bounce back
Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his side has not lost any of their drive despite experiencing a losing streak in recent weeks....
First start for Volmink
First start for Volmink
Flying Lions winger Anthony Volmink makes his first Super Rugby start of the season against the Stormers on Saturday....
Injuries a concern for Lions
Injuries a concern for Lions
Lions boss Johann Ackermann is battling to overcome injuries ahead of his side's clash with the Stormers in Cape Town on Saturday....
Super Rugby: Team Tracker, Round 10
Super Rugby: Team Tracker, Round 10
Check up on all the latest team news ahead of this weekend's Super Rugby action....
Super Rugby: Team of the Week
Super Rugby: Team of the Week
Now that the dust has settled over in the southern hemisphere, we thought it was right to hand out praise to the stars of Super Rugby, Round Nine....
Sharks beat the Lions
Sharks beat the Lions
The Sharks moved back to the top of the Super Rugby table on Saturday as they won a dour clash with the Lions 25-12....
LIVE: Lions v Sharks
LIVE: Lions v Sharks
Updates from Johannesburg....
Preview: Lions v Sharks
Preview: Lions v Sharks
Returning to winning ways will be front of mind for the Lions when they host the Sharks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Friday....
Minnie starts for Lions
Minnie starts for Lions
Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made just one change to his team for Saturday's clash with the Sharks at Ellis Park....
Super Rugby: Team Tracker, Round 9
Super Rugby: Team Tracker, Round 9
Check up on all the latest team news ahead of this weekend's Super Rugby action....
Lions lose to Crusaders
Lions lose to Crusaders
The Crusaders answered their critics in Johannesburg on Saturday as they beat the Lions 28-7, scoring three tries....
LIVE: Lions v Crusaders
LIVE: Lions v Crusaders
Updates from Johannesburg....
Preview: Lions v Crusaders
Preview: Lions v Crusaders
While fortune often favours the brave, it will take more than bravery for the Lions to get the better of the Crusaders in Johannesburg on Saturday....
Ackermann wary of Crusaders
Ackermann wary of Crusaders
The Lions may sit above the Crusaders in the Super Rugby standings but coach Johan Ackermann believes his side will still be considered as underdogs....
Three changes for Lions
Three changes for Lions
Lions boss Johan Ackermann has made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with the Crusaders in Johannesburg....
Super Rugby: Team Tracker, Round 8
Super Rugby: Team Tracker, Round 8
Check up on all the latest team news ahead of this weekend's Super Rugby action....
Six month layoff for van der Merwe
Six month layoff for van der Merwe
There was bad news for the Lions on Tuesday with confirmation that second-row Franco van der Merwe faces six months out of action....
Reds not impressed with Super Rugby referee
Reds not impressed with Super Rugby referee
The Reds' relationships with referees sank to an all-time low on Sunday morning during their 23-20 defeat to the Lions....
Lions sweat on Van der Merwe
Lions sweat on Van der Merwe
The Lions are hopeful lock Franco van der Merwe is not sidelined for an extended period after injuring his ankle in last weekend's win over the Reds....
SANZAR punish referees
SANZAR punish referees
SANZAR has relieved four referees - Stuart Berry, Francisco Pastrana, James Leckie and Lourens van der Merwe - of duty due to performance....
 
 

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