Super Rugby

Lions make six Super rugby changes for Sunwolves




Johannesburg’s Lions have named a team with six changes for this weekend’s match against the Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday.

Sylvian Mahuza returns as do Lionel Mapoe, Nic Groom and Rhyno Herbst.

Ruan Vermaak will wear the number eight jumper and Stephan Lewies will slot in at seven to form a new loose-trio combination with Marnus Schoeman.

Robbie Coetzee is included on the bench and returns after a lengthy injury lay-off and newcomer Wilhelm van der Sluys will make his debut for the Lions should he take to the field.


Tyrone Green; Sylvian Mahuza, Wandisile Simelane, Lionel Mapoe, Courntall Skosan; Elton Jantjies, Nic Groom; Ruan Vermaak, Stephan Lewies, Marnus Schoeman, Marvin Orie, Rhyno Herbst, Carlu Sadie, Malcolm Marx, Sti Sithole.

Replacements : TBC

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