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    Dyantyi, Brink fit to travel with Lions

    2018-07-30 14:14

    Johannesburg - Lions coach Swys de Bruin on Monday named a 25-man squad to travel to New Zealand for Saturday’s Super Rugby final against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

    Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi, who suffered a hamstring injury in last Saturday’s semi-final win over the Waratahs, was included in the squad.

    Flank Cyle Brink, who missed the semi-finals due to an arm ‘stinger’ suffered against the Jaguares in the quarter-finals, has also been passed fit to tour.

    Saturday’s final in Christchurch is scheduled for 09:35 (SA time).

    Lions touring squad for Super Rugby final:

    Backs

    Andries Coetzee, Ruan Combrinck, Ross Cronje, Elton Jantjies, Lionel Mapoe, Howard Mnisi, Courtnall Skosan, Harold Vorster, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Shaun Reynolds, Dillon Smit

    Forwards

    Ruan Dreyer, Malcolm Marx, Franco Mostert, Marvin Orie, Kwagga Smith, Dylan Smith, Jacques van Rooyen, Warren Whiteley (captain), Cyle Brink, Hacjivah Dayimani, Lourens Erasmus, Corne Fourie, Johannes Jonker, Marnus Schoeman

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