Concussion rules Bjorn Basson out of Lions clash

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Springbok winger Bjorn Basson will have to wait another week before he can make his debut for the Vodacom Blue Bulls side at Loftus.

Basson, who scored a record 21 tries in last year’s competition, is still suffering from concussion sustained in last weekend’s test match between the Springboks and All Blacks in Wellington.

He will be replaced by Stephan Dippenaar, who moves up from the bench with Jurgen Visser taking up the vacant spot on the bench.

Revised Blue Bulls Team:

15. Zane Kirchner
14. Akona Ndungane
13. Stefan Watermeyer
12. Francois Venter
11. Stephan Dippenaar
10. Francois Brümmer
9. Dustin Jinka
8. CJ Stander
7. Dewald Potgieter (Capt)
6. Derick Kuün
5. Juandré Kruger
4. Flip van der Merwe
3. Werner Kruger
2. Chiliboy Ralepelle
1. Dean Greyling

Replacements: 16. Gary Botha, 17. Rossouw de Klerk, 18. Fudge Mabeta, 19. Deon Stegmann, 20. Lohan Jacobs, 21. Marnitz Boshoff, 22. Jurgen Visser

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