Burger Odendaal will captain a Lions team packed with Vodacom United Rugby Championship regulars in the local Currie Cup derby against the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.
Wandisile Simelane is poised to join the Vodacom Bulls, with the Lions centre having considered the “options on the table”.
The Lions could be fielding a new midfield partnership next season as senior centres Wandisile Simelane and Burger Odendaal continue talks with European clubs.
The latest edition of SA Rugby magazine features fresh content, including a look at how Faf de Klerk’s return from injury will rejuvenate the Springboks in 2022.
Makazole Mapimpi scored three tries as the Sharks held on to defeat the Lions 47-37 in a riveting encounter at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Lions centre Wandisile Simelane, who himself is known for his wicked side-step, was on the receiving end from Sharks fullback Aphelele Fassi during Saturday’s clash at Kings Park.
Mark Keohane and Zelim Nel are back in ‘The War Room’, this time plugging speedsters into the Springbok backline that takes on the British & Irish Lions.
Following episode two of The War Room, you’ve locked in your preferred wings and now it’s time to name your starting centres.
Wandisile Simelane beat four defenders on his way to scoring a great, counter-attacking try for the Lions this past weekend.
Hear the thoughts of captains Siya Kolisi and Lukhanyo Am, as well as youngsters Sanele Nohamba, JJ van der Mescht and Wandisile Simelane following Green’s victory over Gold at Newlands.