Super Rugby
for subscribers

Lions give Coetzee quota headache

Share your Subscriber Article
You have 5 articles to share every month. Send this story to a friend!
Allister Coetzee (Gallo)
Allister Coetzee (Gallo)

Cape Town - The Lions may be the pride of South Africa right now having booked their spot in Saturday's Super Rugby final, but their success may pose a tricky selection headache for Springbok coach Allister Coetzee. 

The Lions, under coach Johan Ackermann, have been the standout South African franchise in this year's competition and proved it once more when they dismantled the defending champion Highlanders in Saturday's semi-final. 

As a result, large sections of the South African rugby community have been vocal on their desire to see Coetzee select more Lions players for the upcoming Rugby Championship. 

There’s more to this story
Subscribe to News24 and get access to our exclusive journalism and features today.
Already a subscriber? Sign in