Ackermann announces team to take on the Bulls


Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has announced his team who will be taking on the Vodacom Blue Bulls in their Super Rugby match at the  Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.

Ackermann has made only two changes to the team who beat the Reds 18-17 in Brisbane last weekend.

Jacques van Rooyen will be starting at loosehead prop in place of Schalk van der Merwe, and Andries Ferreira will be replacing Robert Kruger at lock.

Kruger has been placed on the bench in place of injured Martin Muller.

Wing, Anthony Volmink, will be making his first start to this year’s Super Rugby this weekend, and will be replacing Sampie Mastriet.

15. Andries Coetzee, 14. Ruan Combrinck, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Harold Vorster, 11. Anthony Volmink, 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Ross Cronje, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Warwick Tecklenburg, 6. Derick Minnie, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Andries Ferreira, 3. Ruan Dreyer, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Jacques van Rooyen

16. Armand van der Merwe, 17. Corne Fourie, 18. Julian Redelinghuys, 19. Robert Kruger, 20. Jaco Kriel, 21. Faf de Klerk, 22. Marnitz Boshoff, 23. Howard Mnisi


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