Currie Cup

Lions make late changes

2014-08-29 14:18
Johan Ackermann (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has been forced to make several changes to his Currie Cup side for Saturday's match against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth.

Captain Warren Whiteley, who was drafted into the Springbok squad, will be replaced by Willie Britz, who moves up from the bench. Martin Muller will provide cover off the wood.

Robbie Coetzee withdrew from the side after suffering a neck spasm and is replaced by Willie Wepener on the bench.

Teams:

EP Kings
15. Scott van Breda, 14. Ronnie Cooke / Siyanda Grey, 13. Tim Whitehead / Ronnie Cooke, 12. Shane Gates, 11. Siviwe Soyizwapi, 10. George Whitehead, 9. Kevin Luiters, 8. Aidon Davis, 7. Paul Schoeman, 6. Thembelani Bholi, 5. Steven Sykes, 4. David Bulbring, 3. Tom Botha, 2. Edgar Marutlulle, 1. BG Uys,

Substitutes: 16. Mike van Vuuren, 17. Charles Marais, 18. Shaun McDonald, 19. Stefan Willemse, 20. Tobie Botes, 21. Siyanda Grey / Dwayne Jenner, 22. Ntabeni Dukisa

Golden Lions:
15. Ruan Combrinck, 14. Lionel Mapoe (captain), 13. Stokkies Hanekom, 12. Alwyn Hollenbach, 11. Courtnall Skosan, 10. Andries Coetzee, 9. Ross Cronje, 8. Willie Britz, 7. Warwick Tecklenburg, 6. Jaco Kriel, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. MB Lusaseni, 3. Ruan Dreyer, 2. Armand van der Merwe, 1. Schalk van der Merwe

Substitutes: 16. Willie Wepener, 17. Jacques van Rooyen, 18. Martin Muller, 19. Derick Minnie, 20. Kwagga Smith, 21. Ricky Schroeder, 22. Howard Mnisi

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