Lions name side for Crusaders visit
Cape Town - Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his side to face the Crusaders at Ellis Park on Friday, April 1.
Kick-off is at 19:00.
Elton Jantjies, who is recovering from an injured wrist, has been bracketed with Marnitz Boshoff in the No 10 position.
A final call on Jantjies will be made later this week.
Similarly, Andries Ferreira and Lourens Erasmus have both been named in the No 4 lock position.
The Lions are coming off a bye, while the Crusaders recorded an impressive 19-14 victory over the Sharks in Durban last Saturday.
15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies/Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Warwick Tecklenburg, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira/Lourens Erasmus, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith
Substitutes: 16 Armand van der Merwe, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Ruan Ackermann, 20 Cyle Brink, 21 Dillon Smit, 22 Jaco van der Walt, 23 Rohan Janse van Rensburg