Lions change six for Bulls

The Lions will field new lock and halfback pairings in their Gauteng Cup clash against the Bulls on Saturday.

In the only changes to the pack, second rowers Hendrik Roodt and Franco Mostert come in for Gavin Annandale and Hugo Kloppers.

There are also four rotations in the backline.

Scrumhalf Michael Bondesio and flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff replace the Cronje brothers, Ross and Guy respectively. Wing Deon Helberg takes over from Ruhan Nel, while fullback Andries Coetzee gets the vacant fullback spot left by Boshoff.

Lions – 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Deon Helberg, 13 Stokkies Hanekom, 12 Alwyn Hollenbach, 11 Anthony Volmink, 10 Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Michael Bondesio, 8 Willie Britz, 7 Derick Minnie, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Hendrik Roodt, 3 Ruan Dreyer, 2 Francois du Toit, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg (c).
Subs: 16 Robbie Coetzee, 17 Jacques van Rooyen, 18 JJ Breet, 19 Warwick Tecklenberg, 20 Ross Cronje, 21 Lionel Cronje, 22 Ruhan Nel.