Just three years ago the Lions had to play the Kings and win in order to gain promotion back into the Super Rugby tournament.

Since then the Lions have transformed their game and created a winning team that play with passion, skill and a never say die attitude. The Lions turned their lemons into lemonade during their exodus from Super Rugby. And now it is finally paying dividends.

Video: The Lions Super Rugby Rise

A rousing and in-depth look at the Lions’ rise from despair to becoming one of the best teams in provincial rugby. Interviews with Johan Ackermann, Swys de Bruin, Warren Whiteley, Courtnall Skosan and Jaco Kriel.