Currie Cup

Big guns back for Lions

2015-10-15 13:05
Johan Ackermann (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their Currie Cup semi-final against the Free State Cheetahs in Johannesburg on Saturday.

The Lions’ stars are back on duty this weekend after Ackermann opted for a second-string line-up against Griquas last week.

Jaco Kriel will again lead the team with the leadership group consisting of Warren Whiteley, Ross Cronje and Howard Mnisi all back on duty.

Kick-off for Saturday’s clash at Ellis Park is scheduled for 13:45.


Golden Lions:

15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Stokkies Hanekom, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Steph de Witt, 6 Jaco Kriel (captain), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Lourens Erasmus, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcom Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen

Substitutes: 16 Robbie Coetzee, 17 Ruan Dreyer, 18 Fabian Booysen,19 Kwagga Smith, 20 Jaco van der Walt, 21 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 22 Sampie Mastriet

Free State Cheetahs:

15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Niel Marais, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Francois Uys (captain), 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit,1 BG Uys

Substitutes: 16 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 17 Maks van Dyk, 18 Reniel Hugo, 19 Gerhard Olivier, 20 Ruan van Rensburg, 21 Sias Ebersohn, 22 AJ Coertzen

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