Lions keep winning formula
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: In keeping with the theme of consistency, Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen opted with the same 23-man squad for their clash against Sharks.
The Lions secured their first win in Round three against the Bulls.
The Lions have made only one change with Manuel Rass replacing Dan Kriel in the starting XV.
Kriel will move to the bench.
Burgen Odendaal will don the captain’s armband.
While Jordan Hendrikse had been handed the flyhalf jersey.
Lions will be out to secure their second win of the season against the Sharks.
Lions: 15 EW Viljoen; 14 Rabz Maxwane, 13 Wandisile Simelane, 12 Burger Odendaal (captain), 11 Courtnall Skosan; 10 Jordan Hendrikse, 9 André Warner; 8 Len Massyn, 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 MJ Pelser; 5 Reinhard Nothnagel, 4 Ruben Schoeman, 3 Carlu Sadie, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Sti Sithole.
Replacements: 16 PJ Botha, 17 Ruan Dreyer, 18 Asenathi Ntlabakanye, 19 Willem Alberts, 20 Emmanuel Tshituka, 21 Morné van den Berg, 22 Fred Zeilinga, 23 Dan Kriel.
Date: Saturday, June 5
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 16.00 (14.00 GMT)
Referee: Stuart Berry
Assistant referees: Cwengile Jadezweni, Aimee Barrett-Theron
TMO: AJ Jacobs