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/ 5 February 2008

Lions clinch R30m sponsorship

The Super 14 Lions have secured a sponsorship deal of more than R30-million over the next three years. The naming-rights sponsorship, brokered by Primedia and Megapro, was announced by Leon Vermaak, CEO of leading short-term insurer Auto & General at a function in Johannesburg on Monday night.

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/ 25 October 2007

Cheetahs set for forward tussle

With five forwards and only two backs on the bench, it does not take a rocket scientist to predict that the Cheetahs will play it mostly tight in Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup final against the Lions in Bloemfontein. And the Lions are aware of it. ”They will probably try and make a statement with their forwards, but we’ll just play our own game,” said Lions coach Eugene Eloff.