Golden Lions rotate for WP

Date published: September 6 2016

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Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made a few rotational changes to his side for their clash against Western Province on Friday.

Ruan Dreyer makes a welcome return to the field after a lengthy lay-off due to injury.
 
A new face, JP du Preez, will pack down at lock with Lourens Erasmus while Ruan Ackermann moves to seven and Fabian Booysen comes in at eight.
 
Jaco van der Walt dons the number ten jersey, Rohan Janse van Rensburg moves to inside centre and Jacques Nell will partner him in midfield. Selom Gavor replaces the injured Courtnall Skosan on the wing. 

Andries Ferreira returns from injury and will warm the bench.
  
Golden Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Selom Gavor, 13 Jacques Nel, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Antony Volmink, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Ross Cronje (c), 8 Fabian Booysen, 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Kwagga Smith, 5 Lourens Erasmus, 4 JP du Preez, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Dylan Smith
Replacements: 16 Armand van der Merwe, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Andries Ferreira, 19 Cyle Brink, 20 Ruaan Lerm / Stef de Wit, 21 Ashlon Davids, 22 Howard Mnisi

Date: Friday, September 9
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 19:00 (17:00 GMT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper 
Assistant referees: Jaco van Heerden, Eduan Nel
TMO: Johan Greeff

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