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Team Announcement: Lions vs Pumas

Sibusiso Sangweni will get a starting berth after an early injury forced Roelof Smit to leave the field in last week’s Carling Currie Cup match against the Vodacom Bulls, while Morne van den Berg will bring energy from the bench.

Team Announcement: Lions vs Pumas
Team Announcement: Lions vs Pumas

Team Announcement: Bulls vs Lions

Wandisile Simelane is back from Bok duty and will start, along with Roelof Smit, Vincent Tshituka, Courtnall Skosan and Dan Kriel.

24th Jul 2021

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Team Announcement: Bulls vs Lions
Team Announcement: Bulls vs Lions

Team Announcement: Lions vs Griquas

Sigma Lions head coach Ivan van Rooyen has made several changes to the side that will host the Tafel Lager Griquas at Emirates Airline Park on Wednesday afternoon.

20th Jul 2021

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Team Announcement: Lions vs Griquas
Team Announcement: Lions vs Griquas

Get to know: FP Pelser

FP started his professional career at the Lions, where he made his senior debut in 2016 in the Currie Cup

16th Jul 2021

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Get to know: FP Pelser
Get to know: FP Pelser

Cancellation of matches in Johannesburg

Furthermore, the Women’s First Division Final, between the Mastercard Golden Lions and Free State, also scheduled for Emirates Airline Park, has been postponed.

Cancellation of matches in Johannesburg
Cancellation of matches in Johannesburg

Cell C Sharks vs Sigma Lions match cancelled

The Cell C Sharks’ match against the Sigma Lions in the Carling Currie Cup on Saturday has been cancelled with a decision on the points allocation to be confirmed.

8th Jul 2021

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Cell C Sharks vs Sigma Lions match cancelled
Cell C Sharks vs Sigma Lions match cancelled

Team Announcement: Sigma Lions vs British and Irish Lions

Jordan Hendrikse is back and ready to start for the Sigma Lions when they meet the British and Irish Lions at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.

1st Jul 2021

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Team Announcement: Sigma Lions vs British and Irish Lions
Team Announcement: Sigma Lions vs British and Irish Lions

Sigma Lions Sponsorship Announcement

Lions Rugby Company is delighted to announce that Sigma Connected will be the new title holder for the Carling Currie Cup 2021 season, launching their partnership with this weekend’s match against the British & Irish Lions at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday, 03 July 2021.

1st Jul 2021

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Sigma Lions Sponsorship Announcement
Sigma Lions Sponsorship Announcement

Lions name their Bubble Squad

The Lions players and management, who will head into the bubble ahead of their match against the British and Irish Lions on the 3rd of July at Emirates Airline Park.

30th Jun 2021

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Lions name their Bubble Squad
Lions name their Bubble Squad

Lions welcome back their Seniors

In a short turn-around from their last match on Friday, the team welcomes back numerous players. These include Ruben Schoeman, Jaco Visagie and Morné van den Berg. Jannie du Plessis, Jaco Kriel, MJ Pelser, Roelof Smit and Divan Rossouw are returning to play and busy with preparations for the upcoming fixtures.

22nd Jun 2021

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Lions welcome back their Seniors
Lions welcome back their Seniors