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30 Sep 2014
2:07 pm

Lions geared to take on Sharks

Thembinkosi Sekgaphane

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to take on the Sharks in Durban on Friday evening.

FILE PICTURE: Lions coach Johan Ackermann. Picture: Lee Warren/Gallo Images.

Ackermann has opted for Schalk van der Merwe and Robbie Coetzee in the front row while Willie Britz moves up from the bench to eighthman.

Marnitz Boshoff is set to start at flyhalf with Stokkies Hanekom taking up the inside centre position.

Lions team: Andries Coetzee, Ruan Combrinck, Lionel Mapoe (captain), Stokkies Hanekom, Courtnall Skosan, Marnitz Boshoff, Ross Cronje, Willie Britz, Warwick Tecklenburg, Jaco Kriel, Franco Mostert, Martin Muller, Ruan Dreyer, Robbie Coetzee, Schalk van der Merwe.

Replacements: Armand van der Merwe, Julian Redelinghuys, Jacques van Rooyen, Derick Minnie, Kwagga Smith, Mark Richards, Howard Mnisi.

– Sapa