Vodacom Super 14

Muir retains faith in Spencer

2010-04-08 14:57
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Johannesburg - Lions coach Dick Muir has made several changes to his team for their Super 14 clash against the Reds in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Kick-off is at 19:10.

Muir has dropped fullback Earl Rose, prop Kevin Buys, hooker Charles Emslie, scrumhalf JP Joubert and wing Tonderai Chavhanga to the Lions’ Vodacom Cup team.

Muir has persisted with former All Black Carlos Spencer at flyhalf.

The Lions are still looking for their first win of the season, and are currently rooted to the bottom of the Super 14 standings.

Teams:

Lions:
15. Michael Killian, 14. Wigan Pekeur, 13. Walter Venter, 12. Doppies la Grange, 11. Wandile Mjekevu, 10. Carlos Spencer, 9. Jano Vermaak, 8. Derick Minnie, 7. Wikus van Heerden, 6. Cobus Grobbelaar (captain), 5. Franco van der Merwe, 4. Nico Luus, 3. Gert Muller, 2. Hannes Franklin, 1. Heinke van der Merwe

Substitutes: 16. Hansie van Dyk, 17. JC Janse van Rensburg, 18. Willem Stoltz, 19. Todd Clever, 20. Jacques Coetzee, 21. Herkie Kruger, 22. Marius Delport

Reds:
15. Peter Hynes, 14. Rod Davies, 13. Will Chambers, 12. Anthony Faingaa, 11. Digby Ioane, 10. Quade Cooper, 9. Will Genia (captain), 8. Leroy Houston, 7. Daniel Braid, 6. Scott Higginbotham, 5. Van Humphries, 4. Rob Simmons, 3. Laurie Weeks, 2. Saia Faingaa, 1. Ben Daley

Substitutes: 16. Sean Hardman, 17. Greg Holmes, 18. Ezra Taylor, 19. Jake Schatz, 20. Ben Lucas, 21. Ben Tapuai, 22. Luke Morahan

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