Currie Cup

Jantjies at pivot for Lions

2013-08-14 10:28
Elton Jantjies (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has announced his team to take on the Sharks in a Currie Cup encounter in Durban on Friday.

Kick-off is at 17:05.

Elton Jantjies is back in the starting team after sitting on the bench in their 30-29 home loss to the Free State Cheetahs last week. Jantjies replaces Marnitz Boshoff, who in turn moves to fullback, replacing Chrysander Botha.

Robert de Bruin also replaces Stokkies Hanekom at centre after Hanekom was ruled out for at least a month with a shoulder injury.

Amongst the forwards Jaco Kriel and Warwick Tecklenburg swap places at flank, while Chris van Zyl comes in at lock for Stephan Greeff.



15. Odwa Ndungane, 14. SP Marais, 13. Louis Ludik, 12. Heimar Williams, 11. Lwazi Mvovo, 10. Butch James, 9. Charl McLeod, 8. Jacques Botes (captain), 7. Jean Deysel, 6. Brynard Stander, 5. Marco Wentzel, 4. Edwin Hewitt, 3. Wiehahn Herbst, 2. Kyle Cooper, 1. Dale Chadwick

Substitutes: 16. Craig Burden, 17. Rayno Gerber, 18. Peet Marais, 19. Tera Mtembu, 20. Cobus Reinach, 21. Fred Zeilinga, 22. Jaco van Tonder

Golden Lions:

15 Marnitz Boshoff, 14 Deon Helberg, 13 Robert De Bruin, 12 Dylan Des Fountain, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Guy Cronje, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Derick Minnie (captain), 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Hugo Kloppers, 4 Chris van Zyl, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 Jacques Van Rooyen.

Substitutes: 16 Robbie Coetzee, 17 CJ van der Linde, 18 Lambert Groenewald, 19 Warwick Tecklenburg, 20 Tian Meyer, 21 Lionel Cronje, 22 Chrysander Botha

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