Lions in SA

Lions forced into one change

2010-09-09 13:13
Johan Snyman (Gallo)

Johannesburg - Xerox Lions coach John Mitchell, has made only one change to the side that beat Western Province at Coca-Cola park last weekend for the vital Absa Currie Cup rugby match against Griquas at the same venue on Saturday.

Lock George Earle has slight concussion and has been replaced by Johan Snyman who was so outstanding against the Platinum Leopards two weeks ago.

Griquas are a single log point behind the Lions and a win for either team is extremely important with five teams bunched within four points on the log.

Teams

Lions:

15. Jaco Taute, 14. Jannie Boshoff, 13. Waylon Murray, 12. Doppies la Grange, 11. Michael Killian, 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Jano Vermaak, 8. Warren Whiteley, 7. Joshua Strauss, 6. Derick Minnie, 5. Franco van der Merwe (capt.), 4. Johan Snyman, 3. Ross Geldenhuys, 2. Martin Bezuidenhout, 1. JC Janse van Rensburg

Replacemens: 16. Edgar Marutlulle, 17. Wayne Swart, 18. David Bulbring, 19. Renaldo Bothma, 20. JP Joubert, 21. Burton Francis, 22. Marius Delport

Griquas:

15. Riaan Viljoen, 14. Rocco Jansen, 13. Wilmaure Louw, 12. Barry Geel, 11. Bjorn Basson, 10. Naas Olivier, 9. Marnus Hugo, 8. Davon Raubenheimer, 7. Justin Downey, 6. Johan van Deventer, 5. Cecil Kemp, 4. MB Lusaseni, 3. Jean Botha, 2. Simon Westraad, 1. Steph Roberts

Replacements: 16. Ryno Barnes, 17. Jacobie Adriaanse, 18. Edwin Hewitt, 19. Burger Schoeman, 20. Sarel Pretorius, 21. Jean Stemmet/Richard Lawson, 22. Rudi Vogt Human

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