Sibusiso Sangweni will get a starting berth after an early injury forced Roelof Smit to leave the field in last week’s Carling Currie Cup match against the Vodacom Bulls, while Morne van den Berg will bring energy from the bench.
Wandisile Simelane is back from Bok duty and will start, along with Roelof Smit, Vincent Tshituka, Courtnall Skosan and Dan Kriel.
Sigma Lions head coach Ivan van Rooyen has made several changes to the side that will host the Tafel Lager Griquas at Emirates Airline Park on Wednesday afternoon.
FP started his professional career at the Lions, where he made his senior debut in 2016 in the Currie Cup
Furthermore, the Women’s First Division Final, between the Mastercard Golden Lions and Free State, also scheduled for Emirates Airline Park, has been postponed.
The Cell C Sharks’ match against the Sigma Lions in the Carling Currie Cup on Saturday has been cancelled with a decision on the points allocation to be confirmed.
Jordan Hendrikse is back and ready to start for the Sigma Lions when they meet the British and Irish Lions at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
Lions Rugby Company is delighted to announce that Sigma Connected will be the new title holder for the Carling Currie Cup 2021 season, launching their partnership with this weekend’s match against the British & Irish Lions at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday, 03 July 2021.
The Lions players and management, who will head into the bubble ahead of their match against the British and Irish Lions on the 3rd of July at Emirates Airline Park.
In a short turn-around from their last match on Friday, the team welcomes back numerous players. These include Ruben Schoeman, Jaco Visagie and Morné van den Berg. Jannie du Plessis, Jaco Kriel, MJ Pelser, Roelof Smit and Divan Rossouw are returning to play and busy with preparations for the upcoming fixtures.