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    Lions name squad for Australasian tour

    2020-02-20 17:08

    Cape Town - Lions head coach Ivan van Rooyen has named a 26-man squad that will depart for Australasia on their four-match Super Rugby tour.

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    The Bulls will take on the Waratahs (Friday, February 28 at 10:15 SA time), Rebels (Saturday, March 7 at 10:15 SA time), Blues (Saturday, March 14 at 08:05 SA time) and Highlanders (Saturday, March 21 at 05:45 SA time).

    Van Rooyen has named 15 forwards and 11 backs with Elton Jantjies as captain.

    The Lions currently lie ninth on the overall Super Rugby log (4th in the SA Conference) having won one match out of three so far this season.

    Lions touring squad:

    Forwards

    Willem Alberts, Jan-Henning Campher, Hacjivah Dayimani, Jannie du Plessis, Pieter Jansen, Len Massyn, Marvin Orie, Carlu Sadie, Marnus Schoeman, Ruben Schoeman, Sti Sithole, Dylan Smith, Vincent Tshituka, Wilhelm van der Sluys, Frans van Wyk

    Backs

    Andries Coetzee, Tyrone Green, Elton Jantjies (captain), Dan Kriel, Manuel Rass, Shaun Reynolds, Wandisile Simelane, Courtnall Skosan, Jamba Ulengo, Morne van den Berg, Andre Warner



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    Fixtures

    Friday, 03 April 2020
    • Crusaders v Blues, Orangetheory Stadium 08:05
    Saturday, 04 April 2020
    • Chiefs v Bulls, FMG Stadium Waikato 05:45
    • Brumbies v Hurricanes, GIO Stadium 10:15
    • Stormers v Waratahs, Cape Town 15:05
    • Lions v Sharks, Emirates Airline Park 17:15
    • Jaguares v Rebels, Estadio Jose Amalfitani 23:40
    Sunday, 05 April 2020
    • Sunwolves v Reds, Chichibunomiya Rugby Stadium 07:15

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