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    Lions name two teams

    2014-01-21 15:33
    Johannesburg - Lions coach Johan Ackermann has announced two 28-man sides to face the Leopards, in the first Super Rugby warm-up matches of 2014.

    Both games take place at Ellis Park on Friday.

    According to the Lions' official website, a rolling substitution system will be in place for both matches, as both games will act as opportunities to test and assess various combinations.

    The first game will kick off at 16:30, while the second match will get underway from 19:00.

    Entrance to both matches is free to the public.

    Lions team for match 1:

    15 Kobus de Kock, 14 Ruhan Nel, 13 Stokkies Hanekom, 12 Adriaan Engelbrecht, 11 Juan Swanepoel, 10 Brendon Hewitt, 9. Ricky Schroeder, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Thabo Mamojele  6 Thabo Mabuza, 5 Hugo Kloppers, 4 Lourence Erasmus, 3 Nico du Plessis, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Tyson Mulamba

    Substitutes: 16 Mark Pretorius, 17 David Kounga, 18 Ruan Venter, 19 MB Lusaseni, 20 Stephan de Wit, 21 Stephan Vermuelen, 22 Jano Venter, 23 Guy Cronje, 24 Ruan van Rensburg, 25 Carlisle Nel, 26 Robert de Bruyn, 27 Caswell Khoza, 28 Hanco Deale

    Lions team for match 2:

    15 Coenie van Wyk, 14 Vainon Willis, 13 JW Jonker, 12 Stefan Watermeyer, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Willie du Plessis, 9 Francois de Klerk, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Derick Minnie (captain), 6 Warwick Tecklenburg, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Rudi Mathee, 3 Corne Fourie, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Schalk van der Merwe

    Substitutes: 16 Willie Wepener, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Bees Roux, 19 Martin Muller, 20 Cyle Brink, 21 Lambert Groenewald, 22 Ross Cronje, 23 Jaco van der Walt, 24 Lionel Mapoe, 25 Deon van Rensburg, 26 Deon Helberg, 27 Alwyn Hollenbach, 28 Chrysander Botha

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