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Nine Boks in final Lions squad


  • 16 Feb 2017
Lions captain Warren Whiteley Lions captain Warren Whiteley

The Lions have named a 40-man squad for this year's Super Rugby competition.

Captain and No 8, Warren Whiteley, is one of nine Springboks in the squad. The others are wing Ruan Combrinck, centres Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Lionel Mapoe, flyhalf Elton Jantjies, scrumhalf Faf de Klerk, flank Jaco Kriel, lock Franco Mostert and hooker Malcolm Marx.

Blitzbok Kwagga Smith has also been included. 

Lions – Justin Ackerman, Ruan Ackermann, Fabian Booysen, Cyle Brink, Andries Coetzee, Robbie Coetzee, Ruan Combrinck, Ross Cronje, Hacjivah Dayimani, Faf de Klerk, Ruan Dreyer, Lourens Erasmus, Andries Ferreira, Corne Fourie, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Elton Jantjies, Johannes Jonker, Jaco Kriel, Robert Kruger, Sylvain Mahuza, Lionel Mapoe, Malcolm Marx, Howard Mnisi, Franco Mostert, Jacques Nel, Marvin Orie, Shaun Reynolds, Sitembiso Sithole, Courtnall Skosan, Dillon Smit, Kwagga Smith, Dylan Smith, Michael Tambwe, Armand van der Merwe, Jaco van der Walt, Jacques van Rooyen, Hencus van Wyk, Anthony Volmink, Harold Vorster, Warren Whiteley.

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Photo: Hannah Peters/Getty Images

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