Richard Ferguson

Lions awards – Mapoe, Franco and JC big winners

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Currie Cup, Lions, Original Content on 25 Oct 2012 at 09:15
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The Lions held their annual Awards Ceremony last night, awarding players for their contribution to the Union for the rugby season.

Lionel Mapoe walked away with two awards, being the backline player of the year as well as the Players’ Player of the Year.

Franco van der Merwe was named forward player of the year while JC Janse van Rensburg was named as overall Player of the Year.

All the winners are listed below:

U-19 Backline Player of the Year – Harold Vorster
U-19 Forward Player of the Year – Dirk Kotze
U-19 Player of the Year – Albertus Smith

U-21 Backline Player of the Year – Robert de Bruyn
U-21 Forward Player of the Year – Etienne Oosthuizen
U-21 Player of the Year – Stephan de Wit

Referee’s Award – Rashivenge Fhatuweni

Senior Backline Player of the Year – Lionel Mapoe
Senior Forward Player of the Year – Franco van der Merwe
Senior Lions Man (Players Player) of the Year – Lionel Mapoe
Senior Lions Man – JC Janse van Rensburg


  • Sort of like reading that the one-eyed dude got nominated for position of king in the land of the blind. :mrgreen:

  • Comment 1, posted at 25.10.12 09:16:27 by rhineshark Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 1) : LOL 🙂

  • Comment 2, posted at 25.10.12 09:20:19 by robdylan Reply
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  • @rhineshark (Comment 1) : :mrgreen:

  • Comment 3, posted at 25.10.12 09:21:30 by Ice Reply
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  • Congratz you guys, you worked hard for the Lions

  • Comment 4, posted at 25.10.12 11:30:55 by Mutley Reply
  • @rhineshark (Comment 1) :

    Yea . i feel the same about the Springbok player nominations …

  • Comment 5, posted at 25.10.12 11:38:01 by Zibbie Reply
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  • Funny how the 2 players disappearing to the WP werent included. As well as the 2 loan players.

  • Comment 6, posted at 25.10.12 12:38:06 by Dunx Reply

  • Pity Sharks can not get JC and Adriaanse as backup for super 15 as Sharks is well covered in all positions except 1 and 3.

  • Comment 7, posted at 25.10.12 22:03:56 by JD Reply
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