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    Stalwarts extend stay at Lions

    2016-03-29 14:20

    Johannesburg - The Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) on Tuesday announced that coach Johan Ackermann as well as several senior players have extended their contracts with the union until 2017 and beyond.

    The GLRU negotiated long-term contract extensions with most of their senior players to compliment the contract extensions of senior coaching staff members.

    “The GLRU also has a strong contingent of young players in their player pool. We are very excited about the University of Johannesburg who will host the Varsity Cup semi-final, the UJ Young Guns who qualified for the final and Wits who has been promoted to the Varsity Cup for 2017 after winning the Varsity Shield,” commented Rudolf Straeuli, CEO of the GLRU.

    As the process of extending more players is currently underway, the following players can be confirmed to have committed for 2017 and longer:

    Warren Whiteley

    Jaco Kriel

    Julian Redelinghuys

    Malcolm Marx

    Robbie Coetzee

    Jacques van Rooyen

    Dylan Smith

    Ruan Dreyer

    Robert Kruger

    Ruan Ackermann

    Fabian Booysen

    Jano Venter

    Dillon Smit

    Elton Jantjies

    Harold Vorster

    Lionel Mapoe

    Rohan Janse van Rensburg

    Andries Coetzee

    Courtnall Skosan

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