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De Waal and Demas called up for B&I Lions




Western Province flyhalf Willem de Waal and Free State Cheetahs winger Danwel Demas, were called into the Emerging Springboks squad on Tuesday.

The pair replace Golden Lions fullback/wing Louis Ludik and Blue Bulls flyhalf Burton Francis who have withdrawn through injury.

The Emerging Springboks face the British and Irish Lions at Newlands in Cape Town on Tuesday, 23 June.

The revised squad:

Forwards (12): Jacques Botes – Sharks, Jean Deysel -Sharks, Wian du Preez – Cheetahs, Werner Kruger – Blue Bulls, Patrick Cilliers – Sharks, Tiaan Liebenberg – Western Province, Bandisa Maku -Blue Bulls, Dewald Potgieter (capt) – Blue Bulls, Wilhelm Steenkamp -Blue Bulls, Steven Sykes – Sharks, Franco van der Merwe – Lions, Duane Vermeulen – Western Province.

Backs (10): Heini Adams – Blue Bulls, Bjorn Basson – Griquas, Willem de Waal – Western Province, Zane Kirchner – Blue Bulls, Danwel Demas -Cheetahs, Morgan Newman – Western Province, Earl Rose – Lions, Deon van Rensburg – Leopards, Jano Vermaak – Lions, Luzuko Vulindlu – Sharks.

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