Super Rugby

Lions unchanged for Kings duel

Johan Ackermann (Gallo Images)
Johan Ackermann (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for Friday night’s South African Super Rugby derby against the Southern Kings at Ellis Park.

Ackermann has named an unchanged 23-man squad from the one which thumped the Sharks 37-10 last weekend.

The most capped Lions for this game is Elton Jantjies (66), followed by Lionel Mapoe (58) and captain Jaco Kriel (51).

Kick-off for Friday’s clash is scheduled for 19:00.

Teams:

Lions

15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Ruan Ackermann, 7 Warwick Tecklenburg, 6 Jaco Kriel (captain), 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith

Substitutes: 16 Armand Van Der Merwe,17 Corne Fourie, 18 Jacques van Rooyen,19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Cyle Brink, 21 Ross Cronje, 22 Howard Mnisi, 23 Sylvian Mahuza

Kings

TBA

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