Lions coach Johan Ackermann has urged his players to stick to their structures when they play warm-up games.
The Lions have named a squad of players for two warm-up games at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park.
We take a look at the six coaches who will be guiding the South African franchises through Super Rugby 2016.
Loose forward Warren Whiteley will again captain the Lions in the 2016 Super Rugby season.
According to local bookmakers, the South African franchises are not fancied to challenge for honours in Super Rugby this season.
The Lions have confirmed four warm-up matches as they prepare for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
No 8 Warren Whiteley says the Lions’ scheduled matches in Argentina and Japan have created more excitement among the players in the squad.
SA golfing legend Ernie Els has paid a visit to the Lions as the men from Johannesburg prepare for the Super Rugby season.
The Bulls have confirmed the Lions as their opponents for their annual Super Rugby warm-up match at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.
The Lions have unveiled their new home and away jerseys for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
Scrumhalf Faf de Klerk has signed a contract with the GLRU which will see him based permanently in Johannesburg.
Former Springbok wing James Small says Lions coach Johan Ackermann deserves to be considered for the Bok coaching role.
The Lions have named their squads for next year's Super Rugby campaign.
No 8 Warren Whiteley has credited coach Johan Ackermann for the revival in Lions rugby.
An unbeaten season and a Currie Cup win were the Lions reward for an incredible domestic season.