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Marutlulle and Sithole to miss Lions clash

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Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has confirmed that Edgar Marutlulle and Sti Sithole will both miss this weekend’s match against the #Lions.

Marutlulle picked up a knee injury, while Sithole is battling with an elbow injury and will not be available for selection for this weekend’s match at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Davids confirmed that both starting locks, namely captain Steven Sykes and JC Astle, who had sustained light concussions during the game against the Bulls, were still being evaluated and a call would be made around their availability on Saturday .

“Both are still being evaluated in line with the head injury protocols by our medical team,” he said.

Davids said he is hopeful that both would be available.

“On the positive side, Thembelani Boli has been cleared and Shane Gates is back at centre,” he said.

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