Butch back for Lions

The Golden Lions have made three changes to their starting line-up for their Currie Cup clash against WP in Cape Town this Saturday.

Butch James will start at flyhalf in place of Elton Jantjies, who’s on Springbok duty. Inside centre Dylan des Fountain also gets a place in the run-on side with Jaco Taute in the Test mix.

The one change among the forwards sees flank Jaco Kriel preferred ahead of Willie Britz.

Golden Lions – 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Deon Helberg, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Dylan des Fountain, 11 Ruan Combrinck, 10 Butch James, 9 Michael Bondesio, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Jaco Kriel, 6 Cobus Grobbelaar, 5 Franco Van der Merwe, 4 Michael Rhodes, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg (c).
Subs: 16 Martin Bezuidenhout, 17 Ruan Dreyer, 18 Ettienne Oosthuizen, 19 Willie Britz, 20 Ross Cronje, 21 Deon van Rensburg, 22 James Kamana.