Lions unchanged for Currie Cup semi

Date published: October 16 2014

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Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named an unchanged team to take on the Sharks in the Currie Cup semi-final on Saturday.

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named an unchanged team to take on the Sharks in the Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Ackermann has opted largely for consistency going into the match, sticking with the side that hammered the Cheetahs 47-7 last time out.

The single change on the bench sees Kwagga Smith included as cover in the back row.

Golden Lions: 15 Jaco van der Walt, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Derick Minnie, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Martin Muller, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Schalk van der Merwe
Replacements: 16 Armand van der Merwe, 17 Julian Redelinghuys, 18 Willie Britz, 19 Warwick Tecklenburg, 20 Kwagga Smith, 21 Mark Richards, 22 Harold Vorster

Date: Saturday, October 18
Kick-off: 14:30 local (13:30 BST)
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant referees: Ben Crouse, Stieg van Staden

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