Thu 5 Apr 2018 | 10:57

Lions unleash Combrinck against Stormers

Lions unleash Combrinck against Stormers
Thu 5 Apr 2018 | 10:57

Lions unleash Combrinck against Stormers


Combrinck returns to action after he picked up an injury while on duty for his Japanese club Kintetsu Liners. 

The 27-year-old makes his return ten days before the Lions depart on their tour to Australasia.
In the only other change to the starting line-up to face the Stormers, Marvin Orie returns to the second row.

On the bench, Johannes Jonker comes in for Jacobie Adriaanse.
The Lions have a bye next week and will leave South African shores on April 17. The Lions face the Waratahs (Sydney), Reds (Brisbane), Hurricanes (Wellington) and the Highlanders (Dunedin) on their tour.

Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Madosh Tambwe, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Dillon Smit, 8 Hacjivah Dayimani, 7 Cyle Brink, 6 Albertus Smith, 5 Francois Mostert (captain), 4 Marvin Orie, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith.
Replacements: 16 Corne Fourie, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Marnus Schoeman, 21 Marco Jansen van Vuren, 22 Howard Mnisi, 23 Sylvian Mahuza.

Date: Saturday, April 7
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 17.15 (15.15 GMT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper (South Africa) 
Assistant referees: Rasta Rasivhenge (South Africa), AJ Jacobs  (South Africa)
TMO: Willie Vos (South Africa)

PV: 2
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