Golden Lions Rotate Pack For Sharks

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann has rotated half of his pack for the clash against the Sharks in Johannesburg on Saturday 19 September at 14:30.  Ackermann gives young lock Lourens Erasmus an opportunity to make his mark in senior circles while Kwagga Smith will partner captain Jaco Kriel at flank.  Among the forwards Julian Redelinghuys and Malcolm Marx start while Ruan Dreyer moves from tighthead to loose-head.

The match day squad is as follows:

15. Andries Coetzee 
14. Ruan Combrinck
13. Stokkies Hanekom 
12. Howard Mnisi
11. Courtnall Skosan 
10. Marnitz Boshoff 
9. Ross Cronje 
8. Fabian Booysen
7. Kwagga Smith
6. Jaco Kriel (Captain)
5. Franco Mostert 
4. Lourens Erasmus 
3. Julian Redelinghuys 
2. Malcolm Marx
1. Ruan Dreyer

Replacements:

16. Robbie Coetzee 
17. Jacques Van Rooyen 
18. MB Lusaseni 
19. Stephan De Witt 
20. Jaco Van Der Walt 
21. Rohan Janse Van Rensburg
22. Antony Volmink