Dylan Smith will start after the Lions have made one injury-enforced change to their starting lineup for the Currie Cup final against the Cheetahs.
Smith comes in at loosehead prop after Sti Sithole picked up an injury during the week and was ruled out of the final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Nathan McBeth takes Smith’s place on the bench and will provide cover at loosehead prop.
The rest of the team remains unchanged from the one that beat Griquas in the semi-finals.
Lions – 15 Tyrone Green, 14 Madosh Tambwe, 13 Wandisile Simelane, 12 Duncan Matthews, 11 Stean Pienaar, 10 Shaun Reynolds, 9 Ross Cronje (c), 8 Hacjivah Dayimani, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Ruben Schoeman, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Pieter Jansen, 1 Dylan Smith.
Subs: 16 Jan-Henning Campher, 17 Nathan McBeth, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 20 Len Massyn, 21 Dillon Smit, 22 Jan-Louis la Grange 23 Jamba Ulengo.
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