Currie Cup

Lions change five for Cheetahs trip

2017-08-24 13:11
Sylvian Mahuza (Gallo)

Cape Town - Five changes were made to the Golden Lions starting XV that will travel to Bloemfontein for their Currie Cup clash with the Free State Cheetahs on Saturday. 

James Venter comes in at six with Cyle Brink moving to seven in the place of Robert Kruger, who is out due to injury. 

Ashlon Davids will slot in at flyhalf with Jaco van der Walt moving to fullback. 

Sylvian Mahuza will start at wing as Madosh Tambwe was included in the Golden Lions Under-21 side for their clash with the EP Kings at Emirates Airline Park on Friday afternoon.

Kick-off on Saturday is at 17:15.

Teams:

Free State

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Golden Lions

15 Jaco van der Walt, 14 Sylvian Mahuza, 13 Harold Vorster, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Ashlon Davids, 9 Marco Jansen van Vuren, 8 Fabian Booysen, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 James Venter, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Jacques van Rooyen, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Corne Fourie 

Substitutes: 16 Pieter Jansen, 17 Jacobie Adriaanse, 18 Rhyno Herbst, 19 Hacjivah Dayimani, 20 Bradley Thain, 21 Stokkies Hanekom, 22 Aphiwe Dyantyi 

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Friday, 22 September 2017
Free State Cheetahs v Pumas, Bloemfontein 17:30
Saturday, 23 September 2017
Sharks v Blue Bulls, Durban 15:00
Western Province v Griquas, Cape Town 17:15
Friday, 29 September 2017
Sharks v Golden Lions, Durban 19:15
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Griquas v Free State Cheetahs, Kimberley 14:00
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Blue Bulls v Western Province, Pretoria 14:30
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Free State Cheetahs v Blue Bulls, Bloemfontein 18:00
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