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Branco du Preez – Another Blitzbok on 15s scene

Branco du Preez, MyPlayers

Springbok Sevens playmaker Branco du Preez is enjoying his opportunity playing for the Golden Lions during the Currie Cup this season.

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Crusaders upset Lions at home in Super Rugby final

Lions wing Courtnall Skosan, MyPlayers

The Crusaders defeated 14-man Emirates Lions 25-17 in a gripping Vodacom Super Rugby Final played at Emirates Airlines Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon to lift their eighth title and deny the home side a dream finish to an emotional campaign.

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Stunning comeback earns Lions home final

Lions, Super Rugby, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions and the Crusaders will meet at 16h00 on Saturday in Johannesburg in a dream Vodacom Super Rugby final to be staged at Emirates Airlines Park, after the Highveld side scored a sensational 44-29 semi-final victory over the Hurricanes.

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Aphiwe Dyantyi defied the odds to become pro

Aphiwe Dyantyi, MyPlayers

Lions speedster Aphiwe Dyantyi gave up rugby after school when he was told he was too small to play. However, he forced his way into the professional ranks after impressive performances in the Varsity Cup.

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Lions keep SA flag flying in Super Rugby

Ruan Dreyer fronts the Lions scrum, MyPlayersRuan Dreyer fronts the Lions scrum, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions will host the Hurricanes in a repeat of last year’s Vodacom Super Rugby final after both teams qualified for the 2017 semi-finals during an action-packed top-eight round.

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Sink or swim in Super Rugby play-offs

Lions, Sharks, Super Rugby

Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final between the Emirates Lions and Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg will only be the fifth all-South African playoff in the history of the competition.

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Elton Jantjies thrives off specialised coaching

Elton Jantjies, MyPlayers

Springbok and Emirates Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies credits his extra effort at specialised training for his rise in form this season.

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Lions secure Super Rugby top spot

Lions, Super Rugby, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions defeated the Cell C Sharks 27-10 on Saturday in Durban to clinch overall top spot on the Vodacom Super Rugby table, meaning the two sides will meet each again next week in Johannesburg in one of four quarterfinal fixtures.

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Players’ Charity adds colour to the wings of angels

The Players' Charity spend time with the kids from Angel's Place Foster Care at Art Jamming SA, MyPlayers

The Players’ Charity made a R20 000 donation to the Angel’s Place Foster Care in Johannesburg, while the Lions treated the children from the home to a colourful experience at Art Jamming.

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Rohan Janse van Rensburg excited to make comeback

Rohan Janse van Rensburg, MyPlayers

Springbok and Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg is excited to make his comeback during the latter stages of Super Rugby.

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