Lions make changes for EP Kings in Currie Cup

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his team to face the Eastern
Province Kings at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Ackermann has followed through with his rotation policy, making wholesale changes
to the side which downed the Steval Pumas in Nelspruit last weekend.

In the forwards, Malcolm Marx and Julian Redelinghuys will start in the front

MB Lusaseni is included at lock while Warren Whiteley was due to returns eighthman
to captain the side but pulled out with an ankle injury. Fabian Booysen is therefore named at No.8.

Additionally, there have been five personnel changes to the Golden Lions backline.
Lohan Jacobs will start at scrumhalf, while Jaco van der Walt has been given
an opportunity to start at flyhalf.

Anthony Volmink will start at left wing, while Ruan Combrinck shifts to right
wing to make space for Andries Coetzee who returns from injury this week at

Additionally, Stokkies Hanekom will start at outside centre.

Golden Lions

15. Andries Coetzee , 14. Ruan Combrinck , 13. Stokkies Hanekom , 12. Howard
Mnisi , 11. Anthony Volmink , 10. Jaco van der Walt , 9. Lohan Jacobs , 8. Fabian Booysen , 7. Kwagga Smith , 6. Stephan de Wit , 5. Martin Muller , 4. MB
Lusaseni , 3. Julian Redelinghuys , 2. Malcolm Marx , 1. Jacques van Rooyen

Replacements : 16. Robbie Coetzee , 17. Ruan Dreyer , 18. Lourens Erasmus ,
19. Jano Venter , 20. Ricky Schroeder , 21. Marnitz Boshoff , 22. Jacques Nel

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