Full steam ahead for the Lions this Friday (updated with team)

The Lions celebrate their Championship 57-45 win over the BoP Steamers in 2017. Following Sunday’s opening win of the season against Auckland for the Fred Lucas Cup, the Wellington Lions have a short turnaround this week before hosting the Bay of Plenty Steamers at Wellington Stadium on Friday night. In association with

Lions to play Auckland for Fred Lucas Cup on Sunday

Above Peter Umaga Jensen scored one of the fastest tries from the opening kick-off in NPC history last year against Auckland. Sunday's clash between Wellington and Auckland promises to be a blockbuster and a big game for the Lions after losing their season opener to Waikato.  The Wellington Lions are seeking

Wellington Lions v Waikato in facts and figures

By Peter Marriott The Wellington Lions played Waikato in their opening 2020 National Provincial Championship fixture, losing 28-53. Some facts and figures related to that game below. Wellington lost its first match of the new season for the second year in a row. The last time this happened was back in 1998