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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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Lions surge to convincing win over Sunwolves

Lions wing Courtnall Skosan, MyPlayers

The Emirates Lions clinched the African Conference 2 trophy with a brilliant 94-7 triumph over the Sunwolves in Johannesburg on Saturday night on their return to Vodacom Super Rugby action following the recent international break.

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2017 a dream year for Ruan Dreyer

Ruan Dreyer, MyPlayers

Springbok and Lions tighthead prop Ruan Dreyer is enjoying a year of rugby and personal milestones, which includes a dream Springbok debut and the much-anticipated birth of his first child.

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Kwagga Smith has set some big goals

Kwagga Smith, MyPlayers

Lions flanker Kwagga Smith has been in great form during Super Rugby this season, but there’s so much more he wants to achieve in 15s rugby.

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