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    Lions confirm loan signing of Griquas No 9

    2017-11-01 20:36
    Cape Town - The Lions have acquired the services of Griquas scrumhalf Christiaan Meyer on loan for the 2018 Super Rugby season.

    The union also expect more acquisitions to be announced in the coming weeks as last year's losing finalists begin to finalise their squad for 2018 under new coach, Swys de Bruyn.

    A number of players were released from the contracts at the end of the current season.

    They are: Adre Smit, Bader Pretorius, Barend Smith, Curtis Jonas, Divan Henning, Fabian Booyen, Gerdus van der Walt, Gideon Botha, Jaco van der Walt, Jacobus Tredoux, JP du Preez, Le Roux Baard, Lincoln Daniels,  MC de Jongh, Morney Moos, Rheyno Potgieter, Runan Venter, Wihan Jacobs.

    At present, all Lions players are on a break after a gruelling season of domestic and international rugby.

    The team will reconvene in mid-November to begin preparations for 2018.

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