The Chiefs will still be without captain Brodie Retallick for the next three Vodacom Super Rugby fixtures, including their match against the Sharks next weekend.
Brad Weber will captain the Chiefs against the Lions in Hamilton on Friday in the absence of the injured Brodie Retallick.
Brodie Retallick has been ruled out of the All Blacks’ three-Test series against France after suffering a torn pectoral muscle in the Chiefs’ loss to the Crusaders on Saturday.
The Chiefs will be without 20 unavailable players when they take on the Sharks at Kings Park this Saturday.
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