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Lions name must win team

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Currie Cup, In the news, Lions on 31 Jul 2008 at 18:23

Victory against Western Province in Saturday’s Currie match at Coca-Cola Park is not negotiable, says Lions coach Eugene Eloff.

“We have been close on a number of occasions, but this time it is an absolute must win situation,” said Eloff.

News 24 reports that He has made only two changes to the team which outplayed but lost to the Sharks in Durban last weekend.

Heini Gordon loses his place and Michael Killian comes in on the wing in his place. At lock, hard-working Anton van Zyl is in for Gerhard Mostert who is injured again.

“The guys are really motivated for this one,” said Eloff. He says they know they should have won last weekend’s match but he points out that the Lions are now only in their second full season of building.

“It took the Blue Bulls three years to build. At least we’re creating the opportunities,” he pointed out, although he is very much aware of the threat posed by Western Province who are above the Lions on the log.

Louis Ludik; Michael Killian, Jaco Pretorius, Doppies la Grange, Rayno Benjamin; Earl Rose, Jano Vermaak; Willem Alberts, Franco van der Merwe, Cobus Grobbelaar (capt), Anton van Zyl, Dewald Senekal, Lawrence Sephaka, Willie Wepener, Heinke van der Merwe.

Replacements: Ethienne Reynecke, Gert Muller, Justin Wheeler, Derek Minnie, Chris Jonck, Jaco can Schalkwyk, Heini Gordon.


  • Lions!!!!!!!



  • Comment 1, posted at 31.07.08 18:29:48 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 1) : yeeeha!

  • Comment 2, posted at 31.07.08 18:38:28 by robdylan Reply
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  • bla!

  • Comment 3, posted at 31.07.08 18:39:02 by molly Reply
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  • Lions should take this one. Wish I could be that confident about the Sharks!

    Does anyone know what the situation on Hore ( AB hooker ) is? Need it for my FL game. 😕

  • Comment 4, posted at 31.07.08 18:50:25 by Silver Fox Reply

    Silver Fox
  • By the way, how many times are we suppose to vote on the same set of questions at the poll?? 😕

  • Comment 5, posted at 31.07.08 18:57:05 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 5) : I’ll take that a a hint, shall I?

  • Comment 6, posted at 31.07.08 19:03:22 by robdylan Reply
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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 1) :

    KSA Shark! Again you write against WP? 😉

  • Comment 7, posted at 31.07.08 19:09:17 by H.O. Reply

  • @robdylan (Comment 6) : Only if you want to, but mine are giving me the option to vote many times over on the same subject. Maybe I have a clever computer!! 😀

    Are you working on your blogg? I keep getting chucked out. Or are you being subtle? 😆

  • Comment 8, posted at 31.07.08 19:20:29 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 4) :

    situation as in?

  • Comment 9, posted at 31.07.08 19:26:06 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @H.O. (Comment 7) :

    Sorry, but i just have to support the BETTER team. 😉

  • Comment 10, posted at 31.07.08 19:26:44 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 9) : He was a doubtfull starter due to an injury.

  • Comment 11, posted at 31.07.08 19:28:03 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • Really a battle to stay on this blogg. However, I have sent you an E-mail on a different matter would love to hear your opinions. Robb / Ksa Shark.

  • Comment 12, posted at 31.07.08 19:40:01 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • Our hosting provider is having huge problems today… these gremlins just seem to be following me around lately.

  • Comment 13, posted at 31.07.08 19:49:54 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Silver Fox (Comment 11) :

    i have had a look around on a few sites and it seems he is STILL penciled in. But if he doesn’t start he will be on the bench so will definately score you some points

  • Comment 14, posted at 31.07.08 19:54:17 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • One more try. Will keep it short. THANKS!! 😀

  • Comment 15, posted at 31.07.08 20:05:00 by Silver Fox Reply

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  • boots & all still has Hore as sharing with mealamu

  • Comment 16, posted at 31.07.08 20:46:20 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • Comment 17, posted at 01.08.08 02:41:20 by bryce_in_oz Reply

  • Sorry to my UUP mates but I picked the Lions for this one…but not by much. I’m sure Hmmm will be shouting SCRUM! SCRUM! SCRUM! and we all know what’s gonna happen after that… 😉

    LIONS!!! :mrgreen:

  • Comment 18, posted at 01.08.08 08:00:19 by blackshark Reply

    blackshark - I'm back!

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