Lions coach John Mitchell has kept the same team that lost to the Blues last weekend in Auckland for their match against Super Rugby champions the Reds in Brisbane.
The Lions lost 25-3 last weekend to the Blues but Mitchell has kept the same bench and starting for the team.
After the Reds the Lions will play the Force in Perth next weekend before returning home to face the Sharks.
The Lions are at the bottom of the table and have lost their last nine matches.
15 Andries Coetzee , 14 Deon Van Rensburg , 13 Lionel Mapoe , 12 Jaco Taute , 11 Michael Killian , 10 Elton Jantjies , 9 Ross Cronje , 8 Joshua Strauss (c) , 7 Grant Hattingh , 6 Derick Minnie , 5 Ruan Botha , 4 Franco Van der Merwe , 3 Patric Cilliers , 2 Callie Visagie , 1 JC Janse van Rensburg
Replacements : 16 Martin Bezuidenhout , 17 CJ Van der Linde , 18 Cobus Grobbelaar , 19 Jaco Kriel , 20 Tian Meyer , 21 Ruan Combrinck , 22 James Kamana