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      • 80'

        A quite sensational opening game of the United Rugby Championship! 👏 @ZebreRugby 26-38

      • 33'

        33' TRY! Loose ball falls the way of @jacovisagie1 and good luck stopping him from there! 😬 @ZebreRugby 0-35 @LionsRugbyCo

      • 22'

        22' TRY! And another! 🥵 The Lions are absolutely carving it up here, that's the fourth try on the board courtesy of that man @Sibahle_maxwane once again!

      • 20'

        20' TRY! What a score that is! 😳 From a set-piece situation the Lions break at speed and @Sibahle_maxwane finishes in style!

      • 15'

        Two quick tries in succession

      • 13'

        The opening try of URC Season 1 scored by Jamba Ulengo

      • Game underway


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      Zebre Rugby vs Lions Rugby -Starting Teams, Betting, Live scores & Result, Lanfranchi Stadium, Parma – Kick-Off 5:35pm 


      Zebre 8/11 (-2)

      Draw 17/1

      Lions 6/5 (+2)


      • Ten Italian International Players in the Zebre Rugby XV selected for the season opener.
      • Emirates Lions name a strong line-up. Inside centre Megiel Burger Odendaal captains the side for the opener against Zebre. Springboks Jaco Kriel, Ruan Dreyer and Jamba Ulengo all feature in the Emirates Lions starting XV.

      Emirates Lions Head Coach said: “It’s an exciting new chapter for the Emirates Lions and we are really looking forward to our first match tomorrow against Zebre. The URC will test our character as a group but it’s a challenge we are up for. We believe the match-23 we’ve decided upon will be competitive on the day and hopefully establish some momentum going into the next few weeks of the tournament.”

      Referee: Chris Busby (IRFU, 10th league game)

      AR1: Riccardo Angelucci (FIR), AR2: Federico Boraso (FIR),

      TMO: Brian MacNeice (IRFU)

      Live on: URC TV, SuperSport and Premier Sports 2

      Zebre Rugby: Junior Laloifi, Pierre Bruno, Giulio Bisegni (CAPT), Tommaso Boni, Mattia Bellini, Carlo Canna, Marcello Violi, Danilo Fischetti, Luca Bigi, Matteo Nocera, David Sisi, Leonard Krumov, Maxime Mbanda’, Iacopo Bianchi, Renato Giammarioli.

      Replacements: Oliviero Fabiani, Andrea Lovotti, Ion Neculai, Andrea Zambonin, Govanni Licata, Alessandro Fusco, Antonio Rizzi, Jacopo Trulla

      Emirates Lions: EW Viljoen, Jamba Ulengo, Wandisile Simelane, Burger Odendaal (CAPT), Rabz Maxwane, Jordan Hendrikse, Andre Warner, Francke Horn, Vincent Tshituka, Jaco Kriel, Pieter Jansen Van Vuren, Ruben Schoeman, Carlu Sadie, Jaco Visagie, Ruan Dreyer

      Replacements: PJ Botha, Sti Sithole, Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Reinhard Nothnagel, Sibusiso Sangweni, Morne van den Berg, Eddie Fouche, Divan Rossouw.


      Date Time League Season Match Day Full Time
      September 24, 2021 5:35 pm United Rugby Championship 2021 24/09/21 80'