Lions pull another blindside move
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Lions head coach Swys de Bruin has named an unchanged starting XV for their clash against the Blues at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Lock Francois Mostert will continue at blindside flank after his strong performance against the Bulls.
However, there are a few changes on the bench from last week's match.
Flank Albertus Smith returns to the matchday 23 after missing last week's clash due to compassionate leave.
Ashlon Davids and Hacjivah Dayimani also make their way onto the bench.
Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Sylvian Mahuza, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Francois Mostert, 6 Cyle Brink, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Jacques van Rooyen.
Replacements: 16 Robbie Coetzee, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Jacobus Adriaanse, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Albertus Smith, 21 Ashlon Davids, 22 Harold Vorster, 23 Hacjivah Dayimani.
Date: Saturday, March 10
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 17.15 (15.15 GMT; 04.15 NZ Time Sunday, March 11)
Referee: Nicholas Berry (Australia)
Assistant referees: AJ Jacobs (South Africa), Jaco Pretorius (South Africa)
TMO: Willie Vos (South Africa)