Currie Cup

Lions change three for WP final

2015-10-22 13:00
Johan Ackermann (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for the Currie Cup final against Western Province at Ellis Park on Saturday (13:45 kick-off).

The side shows three changes to the starting line-up from the one which beat the Free State Cheetahs 43-33 in the semi-finals last weekend.

Up front, Robbie Coetzee starts at hooker with Malcolm Marx moving to the bench, while Kwagga Smith will wear the No 7 jersey with Stephan de Witt taking up a seat on the bench.

In the backline, Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Stokkies Hanekom will swap places with the latter moving to the bench.

Teams:

Golden Lions:

15. Andries Coetzee, 14. Courtnall Skosan, 13. Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 12. Howard Mnisi, 11. Anthony Volmink, 10. Marnitz Boshoff, 9. Ross Cronje, 8. Warren Whiteley, 7. Kwagga Smith, 6. Jaco Kriel (captain), 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Lourens Erasmus, 3. Julian Redelinghuys, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Jacques van Rooyen

Substitutes: 16. Malcolm Marx, 17. Ruan Dreyer, 18. Fabian Booysen, 19. Stephan de Witt, 20. Jaco van der Walt, 21. Stokkies Hanekom, 22. Sampie Mastriet

Western Province:

15. Cheslin Kolbe, 14. Dillyn Leyds, 13. Johnny Kotze, 12. Juan de Jongh (captain), 11. Seabelo Senatla, 10. Robert du Preez, 9. Nic Groom, 8. Nizaam Carr, 7. Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 6. Rynhardt Elstadt, 5. Ruan Botha, 4. Jean Kleyn, 3. Wilco Louw, 2. Bongi Mbonambi, 1. Steven Kitshoff

Substitutes: 16. Michael Willemse, 17. Oli Kebble, 18. Chris van Zyl, 19. Jurie van Vuuren, 20. Jano Vermaak, 21. Kurt Coleman, 22. Huw Jones

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