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Lions draft in Leopards scrumhalf

MAY 29, 2015
Lions draft in Leopards scrumhalf

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made a late change to his squad to face the Waratahs in a Super Rugby clash in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Scrumhalf Dillon Smit has been drafted into the Lions squad on loan from the Leopards and will take the place of Ross Cronje on the bench.

Smit also featured prominently for NWU-Pukke in this year’s Varsity Cup competition. He can play either scrumhalf or wing.

Kick-off for Saturday’s clash is scheduled for 19:10.

Lions team:

15. Andries Coetzee, 14. Ruan Combrinck, 13. Lionel Mapoe, 12. Harold Vorster, 11. Courtnall Skosan, 10. Elton Jantjies, 9. Faf de Klerk, 8. Warren Whiteley (captain), 7. Warwick Tecklenburg, 6. Jaco Kriel, 5. Franco Mostert, 4. Martin Muller, 3. Julian Redelinghuys, 2. Armand van der Merwe, 1. Schalk van der Merwe

Substitutes: 16. Malcolm Marx, 17. Corne Fourie, 18. Ruan Dreyer, 19. Robert Kruger, 20. Kwagga Smith, 21. Dillon Smit, 22. Marnitz Boshoff, 23. Stokkies Hanekom

- News24wire

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