The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Lions team to play in their third match of the 2012 Vodacom Super Rugby competition against The Sharks on Saturday, 10 March 2012 at a press conference this afternoon.
Following their 30 – 28 defeat against the Hurricanes this past weekend, the coaching staff and team have spent many hours at the drawing board correcting things they were not 100% happy with in the match. The team has unfortunately suffered quite a few injuries with the latest being JC Janse van Rensburg who has been ruled out for approximately six months and CJ van der Linde who is out or 3 – 4 weeks.
The changes to the starting line-up for the match are:
1. Butch James will start ahead of Alwyn Hollenbach who is moved to the bench
2. Marius Coetzer starts ahead of Stephan Greeff who will be on the bench
3. Jacobie Adriaanse starts at Tight head prop in his first start of the season
4. Patric Cilliers starts at Loose head prop to replace the injured JC Janse van Rensburg
* On the bench Caylib Oosthuizen replaces injured CJ van der Linde
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