The Cheetahs have reportedly made an attractive offer to secure the services of departing Lions lock Marvin Orie.
Springbok lock Marvin Orie’s departure from the Lions has been confirmed after he opted against signing a contract extension with the union.
Lions and Springbok lock Marvin Orie has been linked with a move to the Leicester Tigers.
South Africans Marvin Orie and Shaun Venter have both been named in the Ospreys lineup to take on the Kings in Swansea on Saturday.
The Ospreys have announced the loan signing of Springbok and Lions lock Marvin Orie on a short-term deal until December.
Coach Ivan van Rooyen has made five changes the Golden Lions starting lineup for Saturday’s must-win game against Griquas in Kimberley.
Wilhelm van der Sluys will make his first start for the Lions in their Currie Cup match against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Andre Esterhuizen and Marvin Orie are set to join the Springbok squad in Auckland, where they are preparing for their final Rugby Championship match against Argentina.
Forwards coach Phillip Lemmer says the return of lock Marvin Orie should help strengthen the Lions’ maul defence against the Rebels in Johannesburg on Saturday.