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Lions ring the changes


  • 05 Sep 2013
Golden Lions flank Jaco Kriel Golden Lions flank Jaco Kriel

The Golden Lions have made several changes for their match against Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.

Jacques van Rooyen will start at loosehead prop ahead of CJ van der Linde, who drops to the bench. Hooker Robbie Coetzee is also promoted to the starting line-up with Willie Wepener providing cover. Lions U21 lock Ruan Venter will wear the No 4 jersey, as Willie Britz moves to No 8 and Jaco Kriel comes in at openside flank.

In the backline, Tian Meyer starts at scrumhalf, with Ross Cronjé, who has recovered from injury, on the bench. Andries Coetzee also starts on the wing, with Deon Helberg among the substitutes.

Golden Lions – 15 Marnitz Boshoff, 14 Andries Coetzee, 13 Robert de Bruyn, 12 Dylan des Fountain, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Derick Minnie (c), 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco van der Merwe, 4 Ruan Venter, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.
Subs: 16 Willie Wepener, 17 CJ van der Linde, 18 JJ Breet, 19 Warwick Tecklenberg, 20 Ross Cronjé, 21 Deon Helberg, 22 Ruhan Nel.

Photo: Lee Warren/Gallo Images

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