Injury blow for the Golden Lions
The Golden Lions will have to work hard in Saturday’s Currie Cup game against the Western Province Stormers at Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg, after three of their players were injured in their game against the Blue Bulls last weekend and during training this week.
Scrumhalf Ross Cronje will be out for up to three weeks due to a knee injury sustained their match whileDerick Minnie, Captain during the Bulls game, injured his hand in the match at the Loftus Versfeld stadium last week and will also be out for up to three weeks.
Flank Jaco Kriel, fell awkwardly on his calf during a training session on Tuesday while Centre Alwyn Hollenbach also suffered a calf strain. Both are being monitored and will have to pass a fitness test to participate in Saturday’s game.
Photo caption: Derick Minnie, captain for the Lions in the game against the Blue Bulls last week. Photo couertsy of www.rugby365.com
Burnley Football Club has secured the signing of Norwegian midfielder, Fredrik Ulvestad, on a three year contract, following the 22-year-old’s impressive skills during training at Turf Moor.
Orlando Pirates midfielder, Sifiso Myeni, has said that his team should not underestimate Chippa United, when they clash in their Premier Soccer League (PSL) match at the Orlando Stadium this evening.
Toyota Free State Cheetah coach, Naka Drotske, has announced his team who will be taking on the Cell C Sharks for their Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon.
DHL Western Province Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee, is worried about the availability of lock, Eben Etzebeth for this week’s Super Rugby match.
Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby, Gary Gold, has defended centre Frans Steyn’s aggressive tactics used in the Super Rugby match against the DHL Western Province Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Platinum Stars coach, Allan Freese, has praised his team for their hard fought 1-0 victory against Moroka Swallows, in their ABSA Premiership Soccer League (PSL) match at the Royal Bafokeng Stadium on Sunday.
Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has announced his team that will be facing the Blues for their 2015 Super Rugby match at the North Harbour Stadium in Auckland on Saturday.
Toyota Free State Cheetahs fullback, Willie le Roux, has said that there currently is good energy within his team, who are preparing for their fourth 2015 Super Rugby match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Emirates Golden Lions Rugby Union has let former Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Madibaz coach, Brent Janse van Rensburg, out of his current contract in order for him to join the Eastern Province Kings as their defence coach.
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