Today sees the Western Force finish their tour of South Africa, with a meeting against the lions in Johannesburg.
As with this morning’s match, both team have one win and one loss to date.
Will The Force finally manage that first ever victory over the Lions? Or will the Lions bounce back from last weeks horrible defeat at the hands of the blues?
Kick-off in Johannesburg at 18:30 SA Time.
Referee: Kelvin Deaker (New Zealand)
TJ’s: Chris Pollock (New Zealand), Phillip Bosch (South Africa)
TMO: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)
Starting XV:15 Louis Ludik, 14 Dusty Noble, 13 Jaco van Schalkwyk, 12 Doppies la Grange, 11 Rayno Benjamin, 10 Louis Strydom, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Joe van Niekerk, 7 Ernst Joubert (captain), 6 Cobus Grobbelaar , 5 Willem Stoltz, 4 Gerhard Mostert, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Willie Wepener, 1 Heinke van der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 Ethienne Reynecke, 17 Gert Andries van der Merwe, 18 Franco van der Merwe, 19 Willem Alberts, 20 Chris Jonck, 21 Earl Rose, 22 Jannie Boshoff.
Starting XV:15 Cameron Shepherd, 14 Nick Cummins, 13 Ryan Cross, 12 Scott Staniforth, 11 Drew Mitchell, 10 Matt Giteau , 9 James Stannard, 8 Tamaiti Horua, 7 Matt Hodgson, 6 Scott Fava, 5 Nathan Sharpe (captain), 4 Tom Hockings, 3 Troy Takiari, 2 Luke Holmes, 1 Gareth Hardy.
Replacements: 16 Tai McIsaac, 17 AJ Whalley, 18 Sam Wykes, 19 Richard Brown, 20 David Pocock, 21 Scott Daruda, 22 Lachlan MacKay.