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Lions scrap American tour

The Lions have cancelled a tour of the US on the eve of their departure, blaming the poor level of opposition and accommodation.

From cheers to tears

Life has never been simple for a self-confessed sports polygamist and like any relationship it needs a balance, writes Charles Leonard.

It’s crunch time for Super Rugby teams

Take your pick from the Stormers, Bulls, Chiefs or Crusaders to lift the Super Rugby championship in 2012.

New sponsor signs up to dig Lions out of their hole

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has signed a multi-million rand sponsor on a three-year deal that its president says will help with its financial issues.

Guma Tac takes steps to liquidate Golden Lions

Guma Tac says the Golden Lions Rugby Union is "hopelessly insolvent" and have filed papers in the South Gauteng High Court.

Golden Lions face legal action after loan deal sours

A former potential equity partner says legal steps are being taken to regain a multi-million rand loan from the Golden Lions Rugby Union.

Spencer confident in new Lions’ halfbacks

Lions backline coach Carlos Spencer was confident in the team's new halfback pairing who were set to face the Blue Bulls in a Currie Cup clash.

Changes to Lions’ starting XV

The Lions have made three changes to their run-on team to face Griquas in an Absa Currie Cup match in Kimberley on Saturday.

Coach disappointed with Lions’ performance

Lions mentor John Mitchell was not impressed with his team's performance after narrowly beating the Pumas 31-27 in Johannesburg on Friday.

Sports minister to probe crisis at Golden Lions

A breakdown in negotiations between the Lions and former potential equity partners the Guma TAC group will be investigated by the sports minister.

From Super to Springboks

As the Lions are left with red faces and the Reds host the Crusaders in the final, it's time for the Springboks to prepare for the Tri-Nations.

Decision time for Lions

The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pressured to make some big decisions: Finding new investors and whether to move their games to the FNB Stadium.

Golden Lions ‘being run like an amateur union’

One of the strongest statements made last year by IT mogul Robert Gumede has come back to haunt him.

Gumede pulls the rug out from under the Lions

Eight months after announcing they had sold a 49.9% stake to Guma TAC, the Golden Lions Rugby Union says that negotiations have fallen through.

Nonu drives Hurricanes to comeback win over Lions

Centre Ma'a Nonu scored one try and made two for his fellow All Black Hosea Gear as the Hurricanes came from behind to beat the Lions 38-27.

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