Craig Lewis

Four changes for Lions

Ross Cronjé remains at No 9 for the Lions Ross Cronjé remains at No 9 for the Lions

Corné Fourie, Akker van der Merwe and Johannes Jonker will form a new-look front row for the Lions in Friday's clash against the Jaguares at Ellis Park.

Coach Johan Ackermann has overhauled the front row for this encounter, with Jacques van Rooyen, Malcolm Marx and Ruan Dreyer all dropping to the bench.

In one final change, Harold Vorster takes over from the injured Rohan Janse van Rensburg at inside centre, while Andries Coetzee has been cleared to take up his place at fullback.

Lions – 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Courtnal Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronjé, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Johannes Jonker, 2 Akker van der Merwe, 1 Corné Fourie.
Subs: 16 Malcom Marx, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Kwagga Smith, 21 Faf de Klerk, 22 Jaques Nel, 23 Sylvian Mahuza.

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