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.


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

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.