Courtnall Skosan will start his first Super Rugby game of the season when the Lions take on the Bulls in Johannesburg this Saturday.
Skosan has worked his way back from injury, and will slot in on the left wing in place of Aphiwe Dyantyi, who moves to the bench.
In other changes to the Lions’ starting lineup, Jacques van Rooyen will start at loosehead prop, while Nic Groom slots in at No 9.
Lions – 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Kwagga Smith, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Marvin Orie, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.
Subs: 16 Corne Fourie, 17 Johannes Jonker, 18 Jacobie Adriaanse, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Marnus Schoeman/Hacjivah Dayimani, 21 Ross Cronjé, 22 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 23 Howard Mnisi/Shaun Reynolds.
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