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    Rohan starts in midfield as Lions brace for Reds

    2018-04-26 12:46

    Cape Town - Lions coach Swys de Bruin has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Reds in Brisbane.

    There is one change to the team that thumped the Waratahs 29-0 in Sydney last week.

    Rohan Janse van Rensburg starts in midfield as Lionel Mapoe is sidelined with a groin strain.

    Janse van Rensburg takes the No 12 jersey, with Harold Vorster moving to outside centre.

    The bench has a few changes with Johannes Jonker, Cyle Brink and Ashlon Davids afforded the possibility of making an impact later in the game.

    Kick-off for Saturday's clash is scheduled for 07:05 (SA time).

    Teams:

    Reds

    15 Aidan Toua, 14 Filipo Daugunu, 13 Chris Feauai-Sautia, 12 Samu Kerevi (captain), 11 Jordan Petaia, 10 Hamish Stewart, 9 Ben Lucas, 8 Caleb Timu, 7 George Smith, 6 Angus Scott-Young, 5 Kane Douglas, 4 Izack Rodda, 3 Taniela Tupou, 2 Brandon Paenga-Amosa, 1 Jean-Pierre Smith

    Substitutes: 16 Alex Mafi, 17 Harry Hoopert, 18 Ruan Smith, 19 Harry Hockings, 20 Adam Korczyk, 21 Moses Sorovi, 22 Duncan Paia'aua , 23 Izaia Perese

    Lions

    15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Harold Vorster, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Madosh Tambwe, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Dillon Smit,  8 Hacjivah Dayimani, 7 Franco Mostert (captain), 6 Kwagga Smith, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen

    Substitutes: 16 Robbie Coetzee, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Cyle Brink, 21 Marnus Schoeman, 22 Nic Groom, 23 Ashlon Davids

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