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    Jaguares without captain for Lions duel

    2016-07-15 08:28

    Cape Town - Jaguares head coach Raúl Pérez has made two changes to his starting team that will face the Lions at Vélez Sarsfield Stadium on Saturday.

    Due to an injury to captain and hooker Agustín Creevy, Julian Montoya comes into the side for their final fixture of their Super Rugby season.

    Scrumhalf Martín Landajo takes the captain's armband.

    The other alteration to the side that lost to the Highlanders last weekend sees Pablo Matera miss out so Javier Ortega Desio moves to the flank and Guido Petti comes into the second-row as the Argentines look to finish on a high note.

    The game in Buenos Aires is scheduled for 23:40 (SA time) on Saturday.

    Teams:

    Jaguares

    15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Santiago Cordero, 13 Jerónimo de la Fuente, 12 Juan Martín Hernández, 11 Manuel Montero, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Martín Landajo (captain), 8 Facundo Isa, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamón, 6 Javier Ortega Desio, 5 Tomás Lavanini, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Ramiro Herrera, 2 Julian Montoya, 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

    Substitutes: 16 Facundo Bosch, 17 Santiago García Botta, 18 Enrique Pieretto, 19 Mattias Alemanno, 20 Marcos Kremer, 21 Gonzalo Bertranou, 22 Santiago Gonzalez Iglesias, 23 Mattias Orlando

    Lions

    15 Sylvian Mahuza, 14 Koch Marx, 13 Stokkies Hanekom, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Ross Cronjé (captain), 8 Cyle Brink, 7 Robert Kruger, 6 Stef de Witt, 5 Lourens Erasmus, 4 Martin Muller, 3 Jacques van Rooyen, 2 Akker van der Merwe, 1 Corné Fourie

    Substitutes (two to be omitted): 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Clinton Theron, 18 Pieter Scholtz, 19 Fabian Booysen, 20 Ruaan Lerm, 21 Dillon Smit, 22 Jacques Nel, 23 Shaun Reynolds, 24 Bobby de Wee, 25 Ashlon Davids

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