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Golden Lions demolish Valke
MWP
May 12, 2018

The Xerox Golden Lions XV ran in 10 tries to demolish the Hino Valke 68-12 (halftime 26-5) in an impressive SuperSport Challenge match at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park on Saturday.

The visitors cemented their place at the top of the North section of the Supersport Challenge and condemned the men from the East of Johannesburg to their third defeat in four matches.

The Lions secured their bonus point before the halftime whistle sounded after scoring three converted tries and a five-pointer against the solitary unconverted try from the home side.

The second half was all one way traffic, except for the one effort from the Valke, which resulted in a seven-pointer, the only score the home side were able to muster in the second 40-minute period.

Six converted tries in the second period gave the Lions a healthy points differential, which will aid them in their pursuit of anchoring top spot on the North section log come crunch time for the playoffs.

The Lions needed the bonus-point victory to keep the chasing pack at bay with the Vodacom Blue Bulls XV and the iCollege Pumas breathing down their necks.

The Lions face off against the Bulls next weekend while the Pumas have an easier home game against the Valke at the Mbombela Stadium.

MATCH CENTRE
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Castle Lager Outgoing Tour
Saturday, June 02 2018
23:00 - South Africa vs Wales
Robert F Kennedy Stadium, Washington DC
Castle Lager Incoming Series
Saturday, June 09 2018
17:05 - South Africa vs England
Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg
Saturday, June 16 2018
17:05 - South Africa vs England
Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Saturday, June 23 2018
17:05 - South Africa vs England
Newlands Rugby Stadium, Cape Town
The Castle Lager Rugby Championship
Saturday, August 18 2018
17:05 - South Africa vs Argentina
Jonsson Kings Park, Durban
Saturday, August 25 2018
21:10 - Argentina vs South Africa
Estadio Malvinas Argentinas, Mendoza
Saturday, September 08 2018
12:05 - Australia vs South Africa
Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane
Saturday, September 15 2018
09:35 - New Zealand vs South Africa
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Saturday, September 29 2018
17:05 - South Africa vs Australia
Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, PE
Saturday, October 06 2018
17:05 - South Africa vs New Zealand
Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria

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