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Fri 16 Oct 2020 | 09:38

Lions lose Bone-collector on eve of Newlands trip

Lions media briefing - Super Rugby Unlocked Round Two
Fri 16 Oct 2020 | 09:38
Lions lose Bone-collector on eve of Newlands trip
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TEAM UPDATE: Lions will be without the services of Springbok Willem Alberts for their Super Rugby Unlocked clash against the Stormers.

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The Lions revealed that the Alberts, who is known as the ‘Bone Collector’, has been quarantined after he was in close contact with Covid-19 case.

The Springbok was tested on Monday and has been cleared.

Albert, who was named at lock for contest, will be replaced by Ruben Schoeman in the starting line-up.

Lions – reviced: 15 EW Viljoen, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 Burger Odendaal, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 Rabz Maxwane, 10 Elton Jantjies (captain), 9 Morné van den Berg, 8 Len Massyn, 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Ruben Schoeman, 3 Carlu Sadie, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Sti Sithole.
Replacements – from: Jan-Henning Campher, Dylan Smith, Wiehahn Herbst, Wilhelm van der Sluys, MJ Pelser, Hacjivah Dayimani, Ross Cronjé, Gianni Lombard, Wandisile Simelane, Ruan Dreyer.

Date: Saturday, October 17
Venue: Newlands Stadium, Cape Town
Kick-off: 19.00 (17.00 GMT)
Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge
Assistant referees: Aimee Barrett-Theron, Egon Seconds
TMO: Joey Klaaste-Salmans

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