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Lions make five Super Rugby changes for Brumbies 


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Lions head coach Johan Ackerman has made five changes to his team to play the Brumbies in what will be their final fixture on this  tour.

Ackermann has named a new front row as Corné Fourie, Robbie Coetzee and Johannes Jonker will get a start in the place of Jacques van Rooyen, Malcolm Marx and Ruan Dreyer.

Andries Ferreira returns in the place of Lourens Erasmus while Cyle Brink is replaced by Ruan Ackermann.

A decision on the cover at flank on the bench will be taken later in the week.

Justin Ackerman will be joining the squad in Australia to provide back-up for the injured Hencus van Wyk.


1.Corne Fourie,2. Robbie Coetzee,3. Johannes Jonker,4. Andries Ferreira,5. Franco Mostert,6. Kwagga Smith,7. Ruan Ackermann,8. Warren Whiteley ©,9. Ross Cronje,10. Elton Jantjies,11. Courtnal Skosan,12. Harold Vorster,13. Lionel Mapoe,14. Sylvian Mahuza,15. Andries Coetzee

Replacements : 16. Malcolm Marx,17. Jacques v Rooyen,18. Ruan Dreyer,19. Lourens Erasmus,20. Robert Kruger/Cyle Brink,21. Dillon Smit,22. Jacques Nel,23. Antony Volmink

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