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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)

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.

NTLABAKHANYE COPS THREE-WEEK SUSPENSION

The Disciplinary process related to Asenathi Nltabakanye Red Card in the BKT United Rugby Championship Round 12 game against Connacht on Saturday, March 24 has resulted in an three game suspension.

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 LAND MIDAS AS NEW SPONSOR

The Lions have welcomed well known South African brand Midas as their new associate sponsor. The partnership runs for a three- and-a- half-year period and will see the Midas logo appear on the match shorts of all Lions senior teams.

2nd Mar 2024

Press Release

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.

IT’S JOHANNESBURG VS PRETORIA IN THE EAGERLY AWAITED JUKSKEI DERBY

The Emirates Lions host the Vodacom Bulls for the return leg of the Jukskei Derby in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship. Kick off at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday is at 15:00.

LIONS, CANSA JOIN HANDS FOR CANCER AWARENESS

The Johannesburg-based rugby franchise together with the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) will on 17 February 2024 host the 22nd edition of the popular Shavathon initiative to be hosted at Emirates Airline Park.

PROMISING LIONS PROP CALLS TIME ON HIS CAREER

A career-ending medical condition has forced talented loosehead prop Rhynardt Rijnsburger to retire from the sport.

EMIRATES LIONS PREPARE FOR PHYSICAL URC JUKSKEI CLASH

The Emirates Lions make the trip across the Jukskei this Saturday for Round 9 of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship against the Vodacom Bulls. Victory for the men from Johannesburg this weekend could see them shift into the play-off spot zone, something head coach Ivan van Rooyen hopes could build confidence ahead of a gruelling local derby calendar.