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Lions stick with continuity

2012-09-12 13:00

Johannesburg - Golden Lions interim coach Johan Ackermann stuck with continuity in his selection for his team’s Currie Cup match against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Ackermann on Thursday made no changes to the starting line-up that beat the Blue Bulls in Pretoria last weekend.

He made three changes to his bench with Ruan Dryer replacing prop CJ van der Linde while Etienne Oosthuizen could also make an appearance off the bench.

Jaco Kriel moves out of the squad altogether with Michael Rhodes taking his place.

Teams:

Free State Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Nico Scheepers, 13 Robert Ebersohn (captain), 12 Andries Strauss, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Tewis de Bruyn, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Hendro Scholtz, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Francois Uys, 3 Marcell van der Merwe, 2 Hercu Liebenberg, 1 Schalk van der Merwe

Substitutes: 16 Elandre Huggett, 17 Ross Geldenhuys, 18 Carl Wegner, 19 Davon Raubenheimer, 20 Sias Ebersohn, 21 Philip Snyman, 22 Rayno Benjamin

Golden Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Deon Helberg, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Alwyn Hollenbach, 11 Ruan Combrinck, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Michael Bondesio, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Willie Britz, 6 Cobus Grobbelaar, 5 Franco Van der Merwe, 4 Hendrik Roodt, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg (captain)

Substitutes: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Ruan Dreyer, 18 Etienne Oosthuizen, 19 Michael Rhodes, 20 Ross Cronje, 21 Butch James, 22 Jaco Taute

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Comments
  • nico.pretorius.946 - 2012-09-12 14:25

    GO LIONS!!! Keep that cup in JHB!! Great to see our injured players slowly starting to make a comeback! Mapoe and Hollenbach is an awesome mid-field combination and Andries and the two wings had some good runs against the Bulls :)

  • louis.bensch.31 - 2012-09-12 15:49

    Go Lions!!!! Great team, hopefully we see more of Jaco..

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