The Lions have announced that former UCT playmaker James Tedder will be joining the team after Jordan Hendrikse was ruled out with a long-term ankle injury.
Lions flyhalf Jordan Hendrikse has been ruled out for at least three months after suffering a fracturee ankle against Scarlets earlier this past weekend.
The Stormers relinquished a 15-point lead as they slumped to a heavy defeat againstu Munster at Thomond Park on Saturday.
The Sharks succumbed to a disappointing loss as they went down to a classy Glasgow Warriors side at Scotstoun Stadium.
Connacht proved too strong for the Vodacom Bulls as they powered to a resounding victory over the tourists in the second round of the URC.
Lions were made to rue their spurned opportunities as they slumped to a heavy defeat against the Scarlets in Llanelli on Friday.
Vodacom Bulls director of rugby Jake White believes recently acquired Ruan Combrinck is best suited to playing fullback and is eager to see how he “fits in” against Connacht.
On the eve of round two, the guys are back in the War Room to discuss South Africa’s fortunes in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
South African teams are set to face varied challenges as they head into the second round of Vodacom United Rugby Championship.
Ruan Combrinck will start at fullback when the Vodacom Bulls face Connacht in round two of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship on Friday.