Veteran loose forward Willem Alberts will make his first start of the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season when the Lions face the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.
Wandisile Simelane and Willem Alberts have both been named in the Lions’ 26-man squad for their four-match tour to Australasia next week.
Willem Alberts has been declared fit to face the Stormers at Ellis Park this weekend, despite earlier reports suggesting that he would be unavailable due to injury.
Willem Alberts will not be available for selection for Saturday’s clash with the Stormers as he continues his recovery from a bicep injury.
Willem Alberts says the decision to rejoin the Lions from France for the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season was not difficult.
The Lions have confirmed the signing of former Springbok Willem Alberts for the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Willem Alberts is in training with the Lions, but will need to pass a fitness test before joining the team for the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season.
Former Bok Willem Alberts is poised to join the Lions ahead of the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby season should he successfully pass his ‘medical examinations’.
The Lions have confirmed that they are in talks to bring Stade Francais flank Willem Alberts back to Johannesburg next season.
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