Team Announcement: WP vs Lions - Lions rugby

Team Announcement: WP vs Lions

Team News

17th Aug 2021

Jannie du Plessis, Carlu Sadie and Mark Snyman will sit this match out, while Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Chergin Fillies and MJ Pelser will don the red and white jersey. Ruan Dreyer is on family responsibility leave due to the birth of his twins.

The match kicks off at 19:00.

The Sigma Lions are set to take on the DHL Western Province at Newlands Stadium on Wednesday 18 August 2021.

Injuries from the Toyota Cheetahs and Vodacom Bulls matches as well as Covid-19 protocols has forced changes to coach Ivan van Rooyen’s selection for this mid-week Carling Currie Cup clash.

Jannie du Plessis, Carlu Sadie and Mark Snyman will sit this match out, while Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Chergin Fillies and MJ Pelser will don the red and white jersey. Ruan Dreyer is on family responsibility leave due to the birth of his twins.

Burger Odendaal will captain the side, with Emmanuel Tshituka returning and Morne Brandon getting an opportunity off the bench.

This match kicks off at 19:00.

Sigma Lions: EW Viljoen; Stean Pienaar, Wandisile Simelane, Burger Odendaal (capt.), Rabz Maxwane; Jordan Hendrikse, Andre Warner; Travis Gordon, Sibusiso Sangweni, MJ Pelser, Ruben Schoeman, PJ Steenkamp, Chergin Fillies, Jaco Visagie, Nathan McBeth. Replacements: Morne Brandon, Sti Sithole, Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Emmanuel Tshituka, Mandisi Mthiyane, Ross Cronje, Dan Kriel, Manuel Rass

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