Griquas bring in former Bulls lock for Lions clash
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Griquas team to take on the Lions on Wednesday shows just one change to the starting XV.
The Griquas travel to Johannesburg with loads of confidence following their 30-28 win over the log-leaders Western Province at the Cape Town stadium a fourth night ago.
The Griquas, who is third on the log, kept most of their personnel for Wednesday’s Currie Cup match against the Lions.
The only modification in the starting XV comes in the second row.
Adre Smith replaces Mzwanele Zito at lock.
The formers Blue Bulls lock Smith forms the new second-row partnership with Cameron Lindsay.
While Zito moves to the bench.
Griquas: 15 Ashlon Davids, 14 Daniel Kasende, 13 Jay Cee Nel, 12 Johnathan Francke, 11 Eduan Keyter, 10 George Whitehead, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Ruan Steenkamp (captain), 7 Hanru Sirgel, 6 Gideon van der Merwe, 5 Cameron Lindsay, 4 Adre Smith, 3 Janu Botha, 2 Janco Uys, 1 Mox Mxoli
Replacements: 16 HJ Luus, 17 Andrew Beerwinkel, 18 Andries Schutte, 19 Mzwanele Zito, 20 Sibabalo Qom, 21 Raegan Oranje, 22 Tinus de Beer, 23 Ederies Arendse, 24 Andrew Kuhn, 25 Jeandre Leonard, 26 Theo Boshoff.
Date: Wednesday, July 21
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 14.30 (12.30 GMT)
Assistant Referees: TBC