Johannesburg’s Lions have named a Super rugby squad of 26 players for their upcoming tour of Australia and New Zealand.
The Lions will play matches against the Brumbies, Chiefs and the Crusaders on their tour of Australasia.
While the Lions have named a squad of 26 players they expect to call up a 27th player after their match against the Brumbies.
In the meantime the Lions have put a number of players on standby and they include : Harold Vorster, James Venter ,Jan Henning Champher , Tyrone Green , Wandisele Simelane and Warren Whiteley.
The touring squad will be led by Malcolm Marx.
The Lions’ fixtures on tour are: 13 April: vs Brumbies (Canberra) 19 April: vs Chiefs (Hamilton) 26 April: vs Crusaders (Christchurch)
Dylan Smith (cheek-bone) 2. Jacobie Adriaanse (hamstring) 3. Pieter Jansen (calf) 4. Reinhardt Nothnagel (shoulder) 5. PJ Steenkamp (fractured tibia & fibula) 6. Robert Kruger (ankle) 7. Vincent Tshituka (ankle) 8. Ruan Vermaak (fractured right thumb) 9. Dillon Smit (hamstring) 10. Manuel Rass (concussion) are all on the Lions injured list.
Australasian Touring Squad 2019
Carlu Sadie Cyle Brink Frans van Wyk Hacjivah Dayimani Johannes Jonker Kwagga Smith Malcolm Marx Marnus Schoeman Marvin Orie Nathan McBeth Rhyno Herbst Robbie Coetzee Stephan Lewies Sti Sithole Wilhelm van der Sluys
Andries Coetzee Aphiwe Diyanti Courtnall Skosan Elton Jantjies Franco Naude Gianni Lombard Lionel Mapoe Nic Groom Ross Cronje Ruan Combrinck Sylvian Mahuza