6 Debutants in Lions side to face Cheetahs

Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 23-man side to face the Cheetahs, for the opening game of the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby competition, in Bloemfontein this Saturday evening.

 

The match promises to be an exciting encounter with the Lions side looking forward to their first Vodacom Super Rugby game, following readmission to the competition.

 

The starting Lions XV includes six Super Rugby debutants, namely Chrysander Botha, Marnitz Boshoff, Franco Mostert, Julian Redelinghuys, Robbie Coetzee and Schalk van der Merwe.

 

Warren Whiteley will captain the side.

 

The match will kick off at 17h00.

 

Lions Team: 15. Chrysander Botha, 14. Deon van Rensburg, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Stefan Watermeyer, 11. Ruan Combrinck, 10. Marnitz Boshoff, 9. Michael Bondesio, 8. Warren Whiteley, 7. Derick Minnie, 6. Jaco Kriel, 5. Franco van der Merwe, 4. Franco Mostert, 3. Julian Redelinghuys, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Schalk van der Merwe. Replacements: 16. Willie Wepener, 17. Jacques van Rooyen, 18. Ruan Dreyer, 19. Willie Britz, 20. Warwick Tecklenburg, 21. Faf de Klerk, 22. Coenie van Wyk, 23. Alwyn Hollenbach

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About Dave

I totally love sport. Rugby, cricket and soccer, but my first love will always be rugby. Other than sport I write my own poems and other interestings articles. I also love cooking. A man of many talents. When it come to Cricket I'm a Cape Cobras, Kolkata Knight Riders and Proteas supporter. Soccer there is only one team and that is Man United and Germany internationally. Other than that I'm a loving father and husband.

Posted on February 13, 2014, in South African Rugby, Super 15 Rugby. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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