Wed 23 Jun 2021 | 06:30

Recap: Lions v Western Province

Recap: Lions v Western Province
Wed 23 Jun 2021 | 06:30
Recap: Lions v Western Province
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READERS’ FORUM: Welcome to our live coverage of the Currie Cup Round Two encounter between the Lions and Western Province at Ellis Park.

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It is a short turnaround for both teams – the Lions having suffered a humiliating 10-39 loss to the Pumas in Nelspruit last Friday, while WP is fresh off their impressive 48-24 demolition of the Bulls in Pretoria.

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Teams:

Lions: 15 EW Viljoen, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 Manuel Rass, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 Sibahle Maxwane, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Dillon Smit, 8 Francke Horn (captain), 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 Sibusiso Sangweni, 5 Reinhard Nothnagel, 4 Ruben Schoeman, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Pieter Botha, 1 Nathan McBeth.
Replacements: 16 Jaco Visagie, 17 Banele Mthenjane, 18 Carlu Sadie, 19 Ruhan Straeuli, 20 Emmanuel Tshituka, 21 Morne van den Berg, 22 Aidynn Cupido, 23 Duncan Matthews.

Western Province: 15 Tim Swiel, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Rikus Pretorius, 12 Dan du Plessis, 11 Seabelo Senatla, 10 Abner van Reenen, 9 Godlen Masimla, 8 Juarno Augustus, 7 Evan Roos, 6 Marcel Theunissen, 5 David Meihuizen, 4 Ernst van Rhyn (captain), 3 Neethling Fouche, 2 JJ Kotze, 1 Ali Vermaak.
Replacements – from: 16 Jason Alexander, 17 Leon Lyons, 18 Sazi Sandi, 19 Justin Basson, 20 De Wet Marais, 21 Johan du Toit, 22 Paul de Wet, 23 Cornel Smit, 24 Lee-Marvin Mazibuko, 25 Hacjivah Dayimani, 26 Niel Otto.

Referee: AJ Jacobs
Assistant Referees: Local
TMO: Stuart Berry

PV: 12
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