Currie Cup

Van der Walt at 10 for Lions

2014-08-14 11:19
Jaco van der Walt (Gallo Images)
Johannesburg - Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to tackle the EP Kings in a Currie Cup clash at Ellis Park on Saturday

According to the Lions' official website, Ackermann has opted for consistency, making just one forced change to his starting side which downed the Blue Bulls 41-13 last weekend.

Jaco van der Walt will start at flyhalf as he slots in for the injured Marnitz Boshoff.

Meanwhile, on the bench, Ackermann has drafted in Guy Cronje and Springboks Sevens star Kwagga Smith. Smith will celebrate his Currie Cup debut should he get a run out on Saturday.

The match will kick off at 14:30.


Golden Lions:

15. Andries Coetzee, 14. Lionel Mapoe, 13. Stokkies Hanekom, 12. Harold Vorster, 11. Ruan Combrinck, 10. Jaco van der Walt, 9. Ross Cronje, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Derick Minnie, 6. Jaco Kriel, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. MB Lusaseni, 3. Ruan Dreyer, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Schalk van der Merwe

Substitutes: 16. Armand van der Merwe, 17. Jacques van Rooyen, 18. Willie Britz, 19. Warwick Tecklenburg, 20. Guy Cronje, 21. Kwagga Smith, 22. Howard Mnisi

EP Kings:

15. Scott van Breda 14. Ronnie Cooke 13. Tim Whitehead 12. Shane Gates 11. Siviwe Shakes Soyizwapi 10. Gary van Aswegen 9. Tobies Botes 8. Luke Waton (captain) 7. Stefan Willemse  6. Thembelani Bholi 5. David Bulbring 4. Steven Cummins 3. Tom Botha 2. Edgar Marutllule 1. Lizo Gqoboka

Substitutes:16. Albe de Swardt 17. CJ van der Linde 18. Steven Sykes 19. Aidon Davis 20. Kevin Luiters 21. George Whitehead 22. Ntabeni Dukisa

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