Springbok World Cup centre Jaque Fourie makes his long-awaited return from injury and has been selected on the bench for the Xerox Lions for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup match against the Boland Kavaliers at Coca-Cola Park.
The team also has a new centre pairing with Springbok centre Jaco Pretorius back and Doppies le Grange as his partner.
Jannie Boshoff is on the wing and Alten Hulme comes in at lock with both Gerhard Mostert and Anton van Zyl injured.
Flank Franco van der Merwe, who has a muscle strain, is bracketed with Justin Wheeler.
XEROX LIONS: Earl Rose, Jannie Boshoff, Jaco Pretorius, Doppies la Grange, Louis Ludik, Louis Strydom, Jano Vermaak, Willem Alberts, Franco van der Merwe / Justin Wheeler, Cobus Grobbelaar (capt); Alten Hulme, Dewald Senekal, Lawrence Sephaka, Willie Wepener, Heinke van der Merwe.
Replacements: Derick Minnie, JC Janse van Rensburg, Willem Stoltz, Justin Wheeler / Francois Uys, Chris Jonck, Jaque Fourie, Jaco van Schalkwyk.Tweet