Emirates Lions team to face Waratahs

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The Emirates Lions host the Waratahs at Emirates Airline Park in the Vodacom Super Rugby this weekend. The line-up sees three changes with Harold Vorster, Ross Cronjé  and Robbie Coetzee in the starting line-up.

Vorster is in for Howard Mnisi who injured his knee in the first round clash against the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein last weekend. Mnisi will go undergo surgery next week after the swelling has subsided.

Dylan Smith has recovered from his shoulder injury and comes in on the bench, as does Sylvian Mahuza.

Stokkies Hanekom will join the Southern Kings on a loan basis while Koch Marx joins Griquas, also on loan.

  • 1. Jacques V Rooyen
  • 2. Robbie Coetzee
  • 3. Ruan Dreyer
  • 4. Andries Ferreira
  • 5. Franco Mostert
  • 6. Jaco Kriel
  • 7. Ruan Ackermann
  • 8. Warren Whiteley ©
  • 9. Ross Cronje
  • 10. Elton Jantjies
  • 11. Courtnall Skosan
  • 12. Rohan Janse van Rensburg
  • 13. Harold Vorster
  • 14. Lionel Mapoe
  • 15. Andries Coetzee
  1. Malcolm Marx
  2. Dylan Smith
  3. Johannes Jonker
  4. Lourens Erasmus
  5. Kwagga Smith
  6. Faf de Klerk
  7. Sylvian Mahuza
  8. Jaco vd Walt

Ross Cronje will reach a great milestone this weekend, by playing his 50th Super Rugby game for the LIONS


photo Marcel Sigg

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