Kings recall Murray

31st Jul 2013, 15:42

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Waylon Murray: Starts at centre

Waylon Murray: Starts at centre

The Southern Kings have made three changes to their backline ahead of Saturday's promotion-relegation play-off against the Lions at Ellis Park.

The Southern Kings have made three changes to their backline ahead of Saturday's promotion-relegation play-off against the Lions at Ellis Park.

Former Lions centre Waylon Murray returns to the starting XV in the place of Shane Gates, who drops to the bench.

Scott van Breda starts on the right wing while Kiwi Hadleigh Parkes shifts to the left in place of Marcello Sampson.

George Whitehead start at fly-half in place of the injured Demitri Catrakilis, who has been ruled out with due to a shoulder injury.

Wesley Dunlop comes onto the bench as fly-half cover.

Southern Kings: 15 SP Marais, 14 Scott van Breda, 13 Ronnie Cooke, 12 Waylon Murray, 11 Hadleigh Parkes, 10 George Whitehead, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Jacques Engelbrecht, 7 Wimpie van der Walt, 6 Cornell du Preez, 5 David Bulbring, 4 Darron Nell (ca), 3 Kevin Buys, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 Schalk Ferreira.
Replacements: 16 Charl du Plessis, 17 Hannes Franklin, 18 Steven Sykes, 19 Devin Oosthuizen, 20 Nicolas Vergallo, 21 Wesley Dunlop, 22 Shane Gates.

Date:Saturday, August 3

Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg

Kick-off: 17.00 (15.00 GMT)

Referee: Stuart Berry