Ross Cronjé will lead a young Lions team that include two debutants in their Currie Cup opener against the Pumas in Johannesburg on Saturday.
Edwill van der Merwe will make his first start for Western Province in their opening Currie Cup match against the Bulls at Newlands on Saturday.
Veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has signed a two-year contract with the Cheetahs.
Lock Lood de Jager has been named in the Vodacom Blue Bulls starting lineup for Saturday’s Currie Cup match against Western Province in Cape Town.
Coach Sean Everitt says the decision to go with duel captaincy for the Currie Cup season is part of a greater plan to enhance the depth of leadership within the squad.
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Lock Andries Ferreira has been named in the Vodacom Blue Bulls squad for the 2019 Currie Cup season.
JP Pietersen will make his Sharks return at outside centre in their Currie Cup opener against Griquas in Durban on Friday.
Sharks wing JP Pietersen speaks on his return to Durban and playing in the Currie Cup following his release from French side Toulon.
Western Province coach John Dobson says the Currie Cup needs to return to a double-round league if it is to maximise its potential as a developmental competition. DYLAN JACK reports.