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VISAGIE LEADS STRONG LIONS 23 FOR CURRIE CUP OPENER

Hooker Jaco Visagie will be tasked with leading the Fidelity ADT Lions this Friday for his side’s first Currie Cup match of the season against the Hollywoodbets Sharks XV in Durban. Kick-off is at 17:15.

VISAGIE LEADS STRONG LIONS 23 FOR CURRIE CUP OPENER
VISAGIE LEADS STRONG LIONS 23 FOR CURRIE CUP OPENER

Nohamba crowned Vodacom URC Player of the Season

Emirates Lions utility back Sanele Nohamba was crowned Vodacom United Rugby Championship’s finest by clinching the Player of the Season award for 2023/24.

Nohamba crowned Vodacom URC Player of the Season
Nohamba crowned Vodacom URC Player of the Season

STARTS FOR LOMBARD, MAXWANE AS LIONS WELCOME TOP OF THE TABLE GLASGOW

The Emirates Lions welcome Scottish outfit and log leaders Glasgow Warriors to Emirates Airline Park for Round 17 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. Kick-off in Johannesburg is at 16:05. Ivan van Rooyen’s men will see Saturday as another opportunity to cement a play-off spot after a 34-13 bonus point win over Cardiff Rugby last weekend

STARTS FOR LOMBARD, MAXWANE AS LIONS WELCOME TOP OF THE TABLE GLASGOW
STARTS FOR LOMBARD, MAXWANE AS LIONS WELCOME TOP OF THE TABLE GLASGOW

HORN HITS 50 AS LIONS HUNT PLAY-OFF SPOT

The Emirates Lions take on Welsh side Cardiff Rugby in a crucial Round 16 match of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.

HORN HITS 50 AS LIONS HUNT PLAY-OFF SPOT
HORN HITS 50 AS LIONS HUNT PLAY-OFF SPOT

LIONS READY FOR CHAMPIONS IN URC ROUND 15 CLASH

The Emirates Lions host current title holders Munster in Round 15 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship at Emirates Airline Park this Saturday. Fresh from their 44-12 victory against Leinster last week Saturday, the men from downtown Johannesburg are hoping to replicate that performance against another Irish side basking from their win against The Vodacom Bulls at Loftus

LIONS READY FOR CHAMPIONS IN URC ROUND 15 CLASH
LIONS READY FOR CHAMPIONS IN URC ROUND 15 CLASH

FIFTY UP FOR HORN AS LIONS WELCOME LEINSTER IN URC CLASH

The Emirates Lions are back in Johannesburg this weekend when they take on Irish giants Leinster in Round 14 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.

FIFTY UP FOR HORN AS LIONS WELCOME LEINSTER IN URC CLASH
FIFTY UP FOR HORN AS LIONS WELCOME LEINSTER IN URC CLASH

VISAGIE LEADS LIONS IN CRUCIAL KNOCKOUT CHALLENGE CUP CLASH

The Jaco Visagie led Emirates Lions are in action this Saturday in Treviso against Italian outfit Benetton in a Round of 16 clash of the EPCR Challenge Cup. Kick-off at the Stadio Monigo is at 18:30 (SA time)

VISAGIE LEADS LIONS IN CRUCIAL KNOCKOUT CHALLENGE CUP CLASH
VISAGIE LEADS LIONS IN CRUCIAL KNOCKOUT CHALLENGE CUP CLASH

VAN VUUREN IN, FIFTY FOR VAN DER MERWE FOR LIONS OSPREYS CLASH

The Emirates Lions will look to capitalise on last weekend’s historic victory in Galway when they take on Welsh side Ospreys in Round 13 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship in Swansea this Saturday.

VAN VUUREN IN, FIFTY FOR VAN DER MERWE FOR LIONS OSPREYS CLASH
VAN VUUREN IN, FIFTY FOR VAN DER MERWE FOR LIONS OSPREYS CLASH

LIONS READY FOR A TOUGH, HOSTILE EVENING IN GALWAY FOR CONNACHT CLASH

The Emirates Lions face up to Irish outfit Connacht in Round 12 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship hoping to be the first South African franchise to get the better of the men from Galway this Saturday.

LIONS READY FOR A TOUGH, HOSTILE EVENING IN GALWAY FOR CONNACHT CLASH
LIONS READY FOR A TOUGH, HOSTILE EVENING IN GALWAY FOR CONNACHT CLASH

STARTS FOR HENDRIKSE, PRETORIUS AS LIONS HOST SHARKS IN URC DERBY.

Emirates Lions head coach Ivan van Rooyen makes strategic changes to his half-back pairing ahead of the pivotal Round 11 showdown against the Hollywoodbets Sharks in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. Catch the action in Johannesburg at 15:00.

STARTS FOR HENDRIKSE, PRETORIUS AS LIONS HOST SHARKS IN URC DERBY.
STARTS FOR HENDRIKSE, PRETORIUS AS LIONS HOST SHARKS IN URC DERBY.