Super Rugby

Lions make seven changes for Stormers match




Lions Super Rugby head coach Swys de Bruin has named a starting team with seven changes for Saturday’s match against the Stormers in Cape Town.

Among the forwards Jacques van Rooyen and Marnus Schoeman return with Kwagga Smith moving from six to eigth on his back.

In the backline Aphiwe Dyantyi moves to wing which sees Harold Vorster return as Rohan Janse van Rensburg’s centre partner while Ruan Combrinck returns at wing.

De Bruin has also made six changes to the replacements bench with the most most notable being Rhyno Herbst.


15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Kwagga Smith, 7 Franco Mostert (captain), 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Lourens Erasmus, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Jacques van Rooyen

Replacements : 16 Corne Fourie, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Jacobie Adriaanse, 19 Rhyno Herbst, 20 Hacjivah Dayimani, 21 Ross Cronje, 22 Madosh Tambwe, 23 Sylvian Mahuza

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