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    De Klerk benched by Lions

    2014-04-17 11:37
    Johannesburg - Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his 23-man team to take on the Stormers in a Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.

    In the backline, Ross Cronjé will start at scrumhalf in place of Faf de Klerk, while Anthony Volmink makes his first Super Rugby start of the year at left wing.

    Chrysander Botha starts at fullback in place of the injured Andries Coetzee.

    Up front, Robbie Coetzee will start at hooker, in place of Willie Wepener, while Jaco Kriel returns to the starting line-up at flank, with Willie Britz moving to the bench.

    The match will kick off at 17:05.



    15. Peter Grant, 14. Damian de Allende, 13. Juan de Jongh, 12. Jean de Villiers (captain), 11. Sailosi Tagicakibau, 10. Demetri Catrakilis, 9. Nic Groom, 8. Duane Vermeulen, 7. Siya Kolisi, 6. Nizaam Carr, 5. Michael Rhodes, 4. Ruan Botha, 3. Frans Malherbe, 2. Deon Fourie, 1. Steven Kitshoff

    Substitutes: 16. Stephan Coetzee, 17. Pat Cilliers, 18. Brok Harris, 19. Jurie van Vuuren, 20. Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 21. Louis Schreuder, 22. Devon Williams, 23. Jaco Taute


    15. Chrysander Botha , 14. Courtnall Skosan, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Stefan Watermeyer, 11. Anthony Volmink, 10. Marnitz Boshoff, 9. Ross Cronjé, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Derick Minnie, 6. Jaco Kriel, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Martin Muller, 3. Julian Redelinghuys, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Schalk van der Merwe

    Substitutes: 16. Malcolm Marx, 17. Corné Fourie, 18. Ruan Dreyer, 19. MB Lusaseni, 20. Willie Britz, 21. Faf de Klerk, 22. Elton Jantjies, 23. JW Jonker
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