Three changes from Golden Lions

Date published: August 18 2016

Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made three changes to his starting line-up that will take on Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.

Fresh after easily beating the Pumas 68-26 at Ellis Park last week, the reigning champions will be looking to make it two wins out of two.

Courtnall Skosan, MB Lusaseni and Dylan Smith come into the XV while Corne Fourie, Bobby de Wee and Ruaan Lerm are on the bench.

Golden Lions: 15 Sylvian Mahuza, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Stokkies Hanekom, 12 Howard Mnisi (cc), 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Jaco van der Walt, 9 Ross Cronje (cc), 8 Ruan Ackermann, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Steph de Wit, 5 Lourens Erasmus, 4 MB Lusaseni, 3 Jacques van Rooyen, 2 Armand ‘Akker’ van der Merwe, 1 Dylan Smith
Replacements: 16 Ramone Samuels, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Bobby de Wee, 19 Ruaan Lerm, 20 Dillon Smit, 21 Marnitz Boshoff, 22 Jacques Nel

Date: Saturday, August 20
Venue: Griqua Park, Kimberley
Kick-off: 14:10 local (12:10 GMT)
Referee: Quinton Immelman
Assistant Referees: Mpho Matsaung, Darren Colby
TMO: JJ Wagner