Vodacom Super 14

Muir resists wholesale changes

2010-05-06 13:13
Dick Muir (File)

Johannesburg - Lions coach Dick Muir has made only two changes to the side that went down to the Western Force last weekend, for Saturday's Super 14 match against the Blues at Coca-Cola Park.

Lock Franco van der Merwe and tighthead prop Gert Muller are fit after missing last weekend's match because of injury, and loosehead JC Janse van Rensburg has also been passed fit after struggling with an injury during the week, and retains his place.

Van der Merwe comes in for Nico Luus while Muller replaces Ross Geldenhuys.

On the bench Luus takes over from Jacques Lombard.

Teams:

Lions:
15. Carlos Spencer, 14. Michael Killian, 13. Deon van Rensburg, 12. Walter Venter, 11. Tonderai Chavhanga, 10. Herkie Kruger, 9. Jano Vermaak, 8. Derick Minnie, 7. Wikus van Heerden, 6. Cobus Grobbelaar, 5. George Earl, 4.Franco van der Merwe, 3. Gert Muller 2. Charles Emslie, 1. JC Janse van Rensburg

Substitutes: 16. Hannes Franklin, 17. Heinke van der Merwe, 18. Nico Luus, 19. Justin Wheeler, 20. Jacques Coetzee, 21. Jaco Taute, 22. Bernardo Botha

Blues:
15. Isaia Toeava, 14. Joe Rokocoko, 13. Rene Ranger, 12. Benson Stanley, 11. Paul Williams, 10. Daniel Kirkpatrick, 9. Alby Mathewson, 8. Peter Saili, 7. Serge Lilo, 6. Jerome Kaino, 5. Anthony Boric, 4. Kurtis Haiu, 3. John Afoa, 2. Tom McCartney, 1. Tony Woodcock

Substitutes: 16. Tevita Mailau, 17. Charlie Faumuina, 18. Filo Paulo, 19. Vilami Ma’afu, 20. Chris Smylie, 21. Stephen Brett / George Pisi, 22. Anthony Tuitavake

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