Gianni Lombard rugby player
Gianni Lombard rugby player

Gianni Lombard

22nd Jan 1998 1.78m/78kg Fullback

How the 2020 Currie Cup works and everything you need to know about round one

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

There will be a rejuvenated sense of energy this weekend as the local rugby season switches to the next chapter with the opening round of the Carling Currie Cup, with three matches to be broadcast live...

Lions welcome back Jaco Kriel ahead of Currie Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions travel to Kimberley, the scene where the Currie Cup originated 128 years ago, to do battle with the Tafel Lager Griquas for the kick-off of the 2020 Currie Cup on Saturday 28 November.   In...

Everything you need to know about round six of Super Rugby Unlocked

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With time running out, Super Rugby Unlocked victories will be vitally important this weekend as the chasing pack of the Stormers, Sharks and Cheetahs aim to reel in the Bulls at the top of the standings.   As...

Everything you need to know about round five of Super Rugby Unlocked

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Cheetahs return to action for the first time in three weeks on Friday evening when they play the Sharks in a round five Super Rugby Unlocked match in Durban. Kick-off is set for 19h00 (SA Time) and...

Everything you need to know about round four of Super Rugby Unlocked

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions play their first Super Rugby Unlocked home match on Friday evening when they face the Griquas in a testing encounter in Johannesburg. Kick-off at Emirates Airline Park is at 19h00 (SA Time).   Last...

Everything you need to know about round three of Super Rugby Unlocked

7 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Pumas and the Stormers kick off the third round of Super Rugby Unlocked action at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday. The match starts at 19h00 and is the first encounter at this level between...

Super Rugby Unlocked Preview – Round 2

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers, who had a bye in the first round, kick off their Super Rugby Unlocked campaign on Saturday evening when they host the Lions in Cape Town.   The Cape Town clash is one of two Saturday...

Siya Kolisi and Lukhanyo Am to lead Springbok Green and Gold teams

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rugby World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will resume his leadership duties in the national team colours on Saturday for the first time since lifting the Webb Ellis Cup after being named alongside...

Coaches pick star-studded teams for Springbok Green v Gold Showdown

8 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A raft of Springboks, Blitzboks and Junior Boks made the cut in two 25-man squads after an exciting live draft pick – the first of its kind in South African rugby history – for the Castle Lager...

Lions change 4 for Crusaders

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions side to face the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday (9:35 SA time) shows four changes to the one that beat the Chiefs last weekend.       Robbie Coetzee, Nic Groom, Shaun...