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    Lions unchanged for Super Rugby semi

    2017-07-27 12:53

    Johannesburg - The Lions have named an unchanged side for Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes at Ellis Park on Saturday.

    Coach Johan Ackermann opted for the exact same squad of 23 that beat the Sharks in last weekend's nail-biting quarter-final.

    The only selection that had been a talking point this week was the possible inclusion of Springbok centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg, but he stays on the bench as Harold Vorster continues to be rewarded for his good form.

    Kick-off on Saturday is at 14:30.

    Teams:

    Lions

    15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Ruan Ackermann, 7 Kwagga Smith, 6 Jaco Kriel (captain), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen

    Substitutes: 16 Akker vd Merwe, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Cyle Brink, 21 Faf de Klerk, 22 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 23 Sylvian Mahuza

    Hurricanes

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    Fixtures

    Friday, 29 May 2020
    • Blues v Highlanders, 09:05
    • Brumbies v Sunwolves, 11:15
    Saturday, 30 May 2020
    • Hurricanes v Waratahs, 06:45
    • Crusaders v Chiefs, 09:05
    • Rebels v Reds, 11:15
    • Lions v Jaguares, 15:05
    • Bulls v Stormers, 17:15
    Monday, 01 June 2020
    • TBC v TBC, TBC 14:00

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