Butch to centre for Lions

August 23, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union announced the MTN Golden Lions team to play DHL Western Province on Saturday, 25 August 2012 at Coca-Cola Park, this morning.
There are three changes to the starting line-up that played The Sharks in Durban last weekend:

Butch James moves from Flyhalf to Left Centre in place of Waylon Murray who sustained an injury, and following the return of Elton Jantjies from the Springboks.   Bandise Maku starts at Hooker in place of Callie Visagie who sustained an injury.

On the bench, there are two changes where Martin Bezuidenhout starts in place of Francois du Toit at Hooker and Deon Helberg starts in place of Guy Cronje at Utility Back

The team is:

No Position Name Surname
15 Fullback Andries Coetzee
14 Right Wing JR Esterhuizen
13 Right Centre Lionel Mapoe
12 Left Centre Butch James
11 Left Wing Anthony Volmink
10 Flyhalf Elton Jantjies
9 Scrumhalf Michael Bondesio
8 Number Eight Warren Whiteley
7 Right Flanker Joshua Strauss
6 Left Flanker Cobus Grobbelaar
5 Right Lock Franco Van der Merwe
4 Left Lock Hendrik Roodt
3 Tight Head Prop Jacobie Adriaanse
2 Hooker Bandise Maku
1 Loose Head Prop JC Janse van Rensburg (c)
16 Hooker Martin Bezuidenhout
17 Prop CJ Van der Linde
18 Forward Lock Willie Britz
19 Loose Forward Jaco Kriel
20 Utility Back Ross Cronje
21 Utility Back Deon Helberg
22 Utility Back Ruan Combrinck

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  1. avatar Craven says:
    August 23rd, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    These guys can have a chat with Alister after the game about their impending move to Cape Town next year. :mrgreen:

  2. avatar bryce_in_oz says:
    August 23rd, 2012 at 2:28 pm

    Go Lions!

  3. avatar Methos The French Stormer says:
    August 23rd, 2012 at 4:17 pm

    Right center and left center?
    Not inside or outside or first and second?
    And left and right lock?


  4. avatar Duiwel says:
    August 24th, 2012 at 4:58 pm

    Just when you thought its rock bottom
    It gets worse.
    Poor bastards.

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