Kriel named Lions captain

Flanker Jaco Kriel. Picture: Gallo Images

The Golden Lions coaching staff have announced flanker Jaco Kriel as captain of a 29-man squad on Tuesday that will travel to Pietermaritzburg for a warm-up match against the Sharks on Friday, 31 July.

The following players are currently injured and are therefore unavailable for selection:

  • Robbie Coetzee (hamstring – 2 weeks)
  • Andries Coetzee (foot – 8 weeks)
  • Derick Minnie (knee – out for the season)

The travelling Golden Lions squad is as follows:

Justin Ackerman

Fabian Booysen

Marnitz Boshoff

Ruan Combrinck

Ross Cronje

Stephan de Wit

Ruan Dreyer

Lourens Erasmus

Stokkies Hanekom

Alwyn Hollenbach

Lohan Jacobs

Jaco Kriel (c)

Ruaan Lerm

MB Lusaseni

Malcolm Marx

Sampie Mastriet

Howard Mnisi

Martin Muller

Jacques Nel

Mark Pretorius

Julian Redelinghuys

Ricky Schroeder

Courtnall Skosan

Kwagga Smith

Jaco van der Walt

Jacques van Rooyen

Anthony Volmink

Harold Vorster

Vainon Willis





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