Currie Cup

Lions welcome back Bok front row duo

2016-10-13 12:45
Malcolm Marx (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein (15:00 kick-off).

Flank Kwagga Smith again captain the men from Johannesburg who welcome back the return of Springboks Julian Redelinghuys, Malcolm Marx and Faf de Klerk.

Redelinghuys and Marx will start in the front row, but De Klerk has been named on the bench, with Ross Cronje preferred at scrumhalf.

Howard Mnisi (knee), Courtnall Skosan (groin), Dylan Smith (shoulder) and MB Lusaseni (finger) were unavailable for selection, as well as Springboks Warren Whiteley, Jaco Kriel, Franco Mostert, Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe, who have all joined their Japanese clubs for the remainder of the season. 

Teams:

Free State Cheetahs

TBA

Golden Lions

15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Koch Marx, 13 Jacques Nel, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Fabian Booysen, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Kwagga Smith (captain), 5 Bobby de Wee, 4 Ruan Ackermann, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen

Substitutes: 16 Akker van der Merwe, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Ruaan Lerm, 21 Faf de Klerk, 22 Stokkies Hanekom, 23 Sylvian Mahuza

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