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    Whiteley named in Lions squad for SR final

    2016-07-31 13:30

    Cape Town - Warren Whiteley and Sylvian Mahuza will join the Emirates Lions on their flight to New Zealand on Sunday evening as a group of 25 embark on the union’s biggest challenge up to date.

    The Lions will compete for the Vodacom Super Rugby trophy when they take on the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday 6 August at 09:35 SA time.

    Whiteley missed the semi-final against the Highlanders this past Saturday due to a calf injury. 

    Flanker Jaco Kriel captained the side to an emphatic 42-30 victory over last year's champions. 

    The team departs on Sunday night 19:15 from OR Tambo International Airport.

    Lions touring Squad

    Dylan Smith

    Malcolm Marx

    Julian Redelinghuys

    Andries Ferreira

    Franco Mostert

    Jaco Kriel

    Warwick Tecklenburg

    Ruan Ackermann

    Faf De Klerk

    Elton Jantjies

    Courtnall Skosan

    Rohan Janse van Rensburg

    Lionel Mapoe

    Ruan Combrinck

    Andries Coetzee

    Armand van der Merwe

    Corné Fourie

    Jacques van Rooyen

    Lourens Erasmus

    Steph de Witt

    Ross Cronje

    Howard Mnisi

    Jaco van der Walt

    Warren Whiteley

    Sylvian Mahuza

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    Fixtures

    Saturday, 17 February 2018
    • Stormers v Jaguares, Cape Town 15:05
    • Lions v Sharks, Emirates Airlines Park 17:15
    Friday, 23 February 2018
    • Highlanders v Blues, 08:35
    • Rebels v Reds, AAMI Park 10:45
    Saturday, 24 February 2018
    • Sunwolves v Brumbies, Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium 06:15
    • Crusaders v Chiefs, 08:35
    • Waratahs v Stormers, Allianz Stadium 10:45
    • Lions v Jaguares, Emirates Airlines Park 15:05
    • Bulls v Hurricanes, Loftus Versfeld 17:15

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