New Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his side to face the Stormers in Cape Town this weekend.
Pat Cilliers is out injured, meaning a start at tight-head for former Griquas man Jacobie Adriaanse, with JC Janse van Rensburg starting on the other side of the scrum. CJ van der Linde needs to pass a late fitness test to be included on the bench.
15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Deon van Rensburg, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Butch James, 11 Anthonie Volminck, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Joshua Strauss (captain), 7 Grant Hattingh, 6 Derick Minnie, 5 Franco van der Merwe, 4 Hendrik Roodt, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg
Substitutes: 16 Martin Bezuidenhout, 17 CJ van der Linde/Ruaan Dreyer, 18 Ruan Botha, 19 Jaco Kriel, 20 Michael Bondesio, 21 Waylon Murray, 22 Ruan CombrinckTweet