Single change for Lions

Date published: September 16 2014

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Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 22-man squad to front the Pumas at Ellis Park on Friday.

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 22-man squad to front the Pumas at Ellis Park on Friday.

Ackermann has opted for consistency, making just one change to his starting side.

In the forwards, Martin Muller will start at lock in place of the injured MB Lusaseni.

On the bench, Derick Minnie will return from injury to provide cover. Malcolm Marx will need to pass a fitness test later in the week in order to be included on the bench.

Golden Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe (c), 12 Stokkies Hanekom, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Ricky Schroeder, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Kwagga Smith, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Martin Muller, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Armand van der Merwe, 1 Schalk van der Merwe
Replacements: 16 Malcolm Marx/ Willie Wepener, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Julian Redelinghuys, 19 Derick Minnie, 20 Warwick Tecklenburg, 21 Mark Richards, 22 Howard Mnisi

Date: Friday, September 19
Venue: Ellis Park
Kickoff: 19:10 (local, 17:10 GMT)
Referee: Jaco van Heerden
Assistant Referees: Stuart Berry, Stefan Breytenbach
TMO: Willie Vos

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