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Lions call on Kockott – Lions coach John Mitchell has made two changes to his starting line-up for the game against the Cheetahs.

Rory Kockott replaces the injured Jano Vermaak, who took a knock to head in last week’s match against the Blues. New Zealander James Kamana replaces Jaco Taute at fullback in the other starting change.

Lions – 15 James Kamana, 14 Lionel Mapoe, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Doppies La Grange, 11 Michael Killian, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Rory Kockott, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Josh Strauss, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Franco van der Merwe (c), 4 Wikus van Heerden, 3 Patrick Cilliers, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.
Subs: 16 Martin Bezuidenhout, 17 Kevin Buys, 18 Michael Rhodes, 19 Cobus Grobbelaar, 20 Michael Bondesio, 21 Burton Francis, 22 Jaco Taute.