Ruhan Straeuli has been named to start at No 8 for the Lions in their preparation match against the EP Elephants in Gqeberha (previously Port Elizabeth) on Wednesday afternoon.
The Lions team that travels to Eastern Province will give another host of young players the opportunity to showcase their talents when they face the @ep_elephants on Wednesday afternoon.#LionsPride pic.twitter.com/3KbcUOovNu
— Lions (@LionsRugbyCo) March 8, 2021
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Lions – 15 Divan Rossouw, 14 Prince Nkabinde, 13 Manuel Rass, 12 James Mollentze, 11 Ngia Selengbe, 10 Tiaan Swanepoel, 9 Dillon Smit, 8 Ruhan Straeuli, 7 Sibusiso Sangweni, 6 Mark Snyman, 5 Reinhard Nothnagel (c), 4 Ruben Schoeman, 3 Wiehahn Herbst, 2 Dameon Venter, 1 Nathan McBeth.
Subs: 16 Morne Brandon, 17 Banele Mthenjane, 18 Asenathi Nthlabakanye, 19 Mandisi Mtiyane, 20 Izan Esterhuizen, 21 Morne van den Berg, 22 Jordan Hendrikse, 23 Luke Rossouw, 24 Sibusiso Shongwe, 25 Jarod Cairns.
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