Andries Coetzee returns for Golden Lions

Date published: September 13 2018

Golden Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen has named his team to tackle Western Province in a Currie Cup clash at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Springbok full-back Andries Coetzee has made his return to the Golden Lions’ starting line-up for the clash with Western Province at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Coetzee replaces Sylvian Mahuza, who shifts to the right wing at the expense of the injured Madosh Tambwe, who will be out for the remainder of the season, having dislocated his shoulder against the Free State Cheetahs.

The other change comes in the front-row, with Corne Fourie coming back in for Pieter Jansen in the number two jersey.

Golden Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Sylvian Mahuza, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Shaun Reynolds, 9 Dillon Smit, 8 Hacjivah Dayimani, 7 Len Massyn, 6 James Venter, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Rhyno Herbst, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Corne Fourie, 1 Sti Sithole
Replacements: 16 Pieter Jansen, 17 Johannes Jonker, 18 Reinhard Nothnagel, 19 Driaan Bester, 20 Nic Groom, 21 Gianni Lombard, 22 Wandisile Simelane

Date: September 15
Venue: Ellis Park
Kick-off: 14:55 local (12:45 GMT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Stephan Geldenhuys, Griffin Colby
Television match official: Willie Vos