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The Golden Lions (Goue Leeus in Afrikaans) is a rugby union club from Johannesburg, South Africa.

Transvaal Rugby Union

1889-1993

Transvaal Rugby Union Logo

Alternate logo (1980s)

Transvaal 1980s logo

This alternate logo, with the Transvaal Rugby Union coat of arms encased in a frame resembling a stylised version of the Ellis Park - their home stadium - seen from above, was used in matchday programmes throughout the 1980s.

Lions

1996-1998

Logo Lions Rugby 1993

The Transvaal team was renamed to its nickname, Lions. The name changed to Lions after the Transvaal Province (whose largest city is Johannesburg, where the team is based) was renamed to Gauteng Province.

Golden Lions

1998-2000

Golden Lions 1998

2000-2005

Golden Lions 2000

2005-present

Logo Golden Lions Rugby.svg

See also


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