Lions lock Stephan Lewies has withdrawn from the team to play the Hurricanes in Johannesburg on Saturday due to a knee injury.
Lewies suffered the injury during training on Thursday and is replaced by Reinhard Nothnagel in the starting lineup, which was originally unchanged from the one that beat the Stormers last weekend.
Nothnagel’s place on the bench is taken by Hacjivah Dayimani, who will wear the No 19 jersey.
Lions –15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Shaun Reynolds, 9 Ross Cronjé, 8 Kwagga Smith (c), 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 Cyle Brink, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Reinhard Nothnagel, 3 Carlü Sadie, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith.
Subs: 16 Jan-Henning Campher, 17 Nathan McBeth, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Hacjivah Dayimani, 20 Marnus Schoeman, 21 Nic Groom, 22 Elton Jantjies, 23 Tyrone Green.
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