Boshoff starts for Lions against Highlanders

Lions head coach Johan Ackermann named Marnitz Boshoff in the starting team to play the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday.

Boshoff was named on the replacements bench last week with Elton Jantjies starting at flyhalf. This week Jantjies drops to the bench.

Also in the Lions back-line Anthony Volmink comes into the starting XV at left wing.

In the forwards there has been just one change which sees MB Lusaseni start at lock.

On the bench, Corne Fourie has been called up to provide prop cover, while Rudi Mathee and Warwick Teckenburg are also new inclusions.

Lions

15. Chrysander Botha , 14. Courtnall Skosan , 13. Lionel Mapoe , 12. Stefan Watermeyer , 11. Anthony Volmink , 10. Marnitz Boshoff , 9. Faf de Klerk , 8. Warren Whiteley (c) , 7. Derick Minnie , 6. Jaco Kriel , 5. Martin Muller , 4. MB Lusaseni , 3. Julian Redelinghuys , 2. Robbie Coetzee , 1. Schalk van der Merwe

Replacements : 16. Armand van der Merwe , 17. Corne Fourie , 18. Jacques van Rooyen , 19. Rudi Mathee , 20. Warwick Teckenburg , 21. Ross Cronje , 22. Elton Jantjies , 23. JW Jonker

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