Ackermann makes changes to the Lions for Bulls match

APRIL 30, 2015

Emirates Golden Lions coach, Johan Ackermann, has made a few changes to his team for their Super Rugby match against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday evening.

Hooker Robbie Coetzee and prop Julian Redelinghuys will be returning to the front row, having Armand van der Merwe and Ruan Dreyer move down to the bench.

Andries Coetzee has been moved to left wing and Harold Vorster has been placed at outside centre.

Marnitz Boshoff will start at fullback, with Howard Mnisi starting at inside centre.

Centre Lionel Mapoe has not been included in this week’s Super Rugby match, after failing a late fitness test this week.


15. Marnitz Boshoff, 14. Ruan Combrinck, 13. Harold Vorster, 12. Howard Mnisi, 11. Andries Coetzee, 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Faf de Klerk, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Warwick Tecklenburg, 6. Jaco Kriel, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Andries Ferreira, 3. Julian Redelinghuys, 2. Robbie Coetzee, 1. Jacques van Rooyen

Substitutes: 16. Armand van der Merwe, 17. Corne Fourie, 18. Ruan Dreyer, 19. MB Lusaseni, 20. Robert Kruger, 21. Ross Cronje, 22. Alwyn Hollenbach, 23. Courtnall Skosan


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