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Kriel back for the Lions

Team News

10th Aug 2021

Kriel, who has previously captained the Lions, will make his 51st appearance for the Joburg-based side when he takes to the field tomorrow night.

Emmanuel Tshituka also returns from injury

Jaco Kriel will make his return when the Sigma Lions travel to Bloemfontein to take on the Toyota Cheetahs on Wednesday.

Kriel, who has previously captained the Lions, will make his 51st appearance for the Joburg-based side when he takes to the field tomorrow night.

Another change to the side, which was victorious in Kimberley last week, is Junior Springbok, Henco van Wyk. This exciting centre, who scored two tries in the Lions u20s opening match against the Vodacom Bulls u20, will be making his Carling Currie Cup debut from the bench.

Emmanuel Tshituka also returns from injury.

This match will kick off at 19:00 and can be watched on SuperSport channel 211.

Sigma Lions: Duncan Matthews; Stean Pienaar, Wandisile Simelane, Burger Odendaal, Rabz Maxwane; Jordan Hendrikse, Andre Warner; Francke Horn (capt.), Ruhan Straueli, Sibusiso Sangweni, Reinhard Nothnagel, Ruben Schoeman, Ruan Dreyer, Jaco Visagie, Sti Sithole. Replacements: PJ Botha, Nathan McBeth, Carlu Sadie, Emmanuel Tshituka, Jaco Kriel, Ross Cronje, Fred Zeilinga, Henco van Wyk

 

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