Lions unleash Kamana

February 8, 2011
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The Lions will unleash their Kiwi import, James Kamana against Argentine side Tucuman on Wednesday night.

Kamana will be given the number 15 jersey for this match in a team which sees a number of changes from the team that competed in the recently concluded Tri-Series in Cape Town.

Elton Jantjies will get a run at flyhalf whilst Cheetahs/Sharks import, Lionel Mapoe will be on the wing.

Bulls import Bandise Maku will also get a start in the number 2 jumper.

Lions team:

5 James Kamana, 14 Lionel Mapoe, 13 Waylon Murray, 12 Doppies La Grange, 11 Michael Killian, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Warren Whiteley, 7 Josh Strauss, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Franco van der Merwe (c), 4 George Earle, 3 Patric Cilliers, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.

Reserves: Martin Bezuidenhout, Kevin Buys, Wikus van Heerden, Cobus Grobbelaar, Rory Kockott, Burton Francis, Jaco Taute, David Bulbring, Michael Rhodes, Jannie Boshoff.

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6 Comments

  1. avatar bryce_in_oz says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 11:00 am

    Fairly good looking side… although from the little I’ve seen Taute won’t be threatened by Kamana…

    Don’t rate Cilliers at all… far too lightweight…

    Going to be interesting to see just what the opening 22 will be…

    That Pretoors injury going to hurt them…

  2. avatar Boertjie says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 12:21 pm

    Biggest mistake in that side is Waylon Murray.
    Should be replaced with a centre ASP.

  3. avatar bryce_in_oz says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 1:16 pm

    Reply to Boertjie @ 12:21 pm:

    Nah he should just receive the ball sideways and he’ll be dynamite!

  4. avatar bryce_in_oz says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 1:47 pm

    Ouch…

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XA16S2yo9o&feature=player_embedded

  5. avatar bryce_in_oz says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 2:06 pm

    Reply to bryce_in_oz @ 1:47 pm:

    Would like to see more of the game…

  6. avatar DavidS says:
    February 8th, 2011 at 2:24 pm

    Taute = young Jacques Fourie

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