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Vermaak on the bench for Currie Cup friendly



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The Lions have selected Emerging Springbok Jano Vermaak on the bench for the team playing the Griffons in a compulsory Currie Cup friendly at the North West Stadium in Welkom on Friday.

The team includes a number of former players from other unions, with former Tukkies and Blue Bulls utility back Johan Jackson and Griquas flyhalf Herkie Kruger the best known of the backs and veteran lock Nico Luus from the Valke a man who would add considerable experience and fire to the Lions pack.

Lions Team:

Michael Killian, Dusty Noble, Rouan Cloete, Walter Venter, Johan Jackson, Herkie Kruger, Chris Jonck, Willem Alberts, Franco van der Merwe, Cobus Grobbelaar (capt.), Willem Stoltz, Nico Luus, Kevin Buys, Hans van Dyk, JC Janse van Rensburg.

Replacements: Derek Harwood, Wayne Swart, Johan Snyman, Robert Kruger, Jano Vermaak, Barry Goodes, Pieter Engelbrecht.

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