Xerox Golden Lions vs DHL WP team announcement

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The Xerox Golden Lions travel to Cape Town to face DHL Western Province on Friday and do so with a new captain in Jacques van Rooyen following the injury to Ryan Kankowski (groin strain) against the Cell C Sharks last weekend.

Lions prop Ruan Dreyer received a call-up to the Springbok squad on Monday and coach Swys de Bruin said he was happy for the hard working prop. “It shows that his hard work during the Super Rugby paid off.”

Due to the injury to Dillon Smit (fractured ankle), Marco Jansen van Vuren moves to the starting position.

Robert Kruger is struggling with a bout of bronchitis and the coaching team will give him time until Thursday to make a call on his availability.

Andries Ferreira and Harold Vorster gets their first start in this years’ Currie Cup.

Kick-off at Newlands is 19:00.

  • Corne Fourie
  • Robbie Coetzee
  • Jacques van Rooyen ©
  • Andries Ferreira
  • Marvin Orie
  • Cyle Brink
  • Robert Kruger
  • Fabian Booysen
  • Marco Janse van Vuuren
  • Jaco van der Walt
  • Antony Volmink
  • Rohan Janse van Rensburg
  • Harold Vorster
  • Madosh Tambwe
  • Sylvian Mahuza
  • Michael Willemse
  • Johannes Jonker
  • Rhyno Herbst
  • Hacjivah Dayimani
  • Jack Hart
  • Siya Masuku
  • Aphiwe Dyantyi

photo: Marcel Sigg

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