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One change for Lions

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :In the news, Lions, Super 14 on 26 Mar 2009 at 21:57

Lions coach Eugene Eloff has made only one change to the side that beat the Brumbies last weekend for Saturday’s Super 14 clash against the Hurricanes in Johannesburg.

Sapa reports that Doppies la Grange returns in place of Barry Goodes at centre.

The team is:

Louis Ludik, Ashwin Willemse, Jaque Fourie, Doppies la Grange, Henno Mentz, Andre Pretorius, Jano Vermaak, Ernst Joubert, Todd Clever,Cobus Grobbelaar (capt.), Jannes Labuschagne, Anton van Zyl, Lawrence Sephaka, Willie Wepener, Heinke van der Merwe.

Replacements: Hans van Dyk, Gert Muller, Gerhardt Mostert, Willem Alberts, Chris Jonck, Earl Rose, Shandre Frolick


  • Seems the Hurricanes are not letting the media in on what their team is going to be. 🙁

    Hurting my FL. 😛

  • Comment 1, posted at 26.03.09 22:00:23 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • HA!!!!!!!!!

    The Hurricanes team to meet the Lions in round seven of the 2009 Rebel Sport Super 14 on Sunday 29 March at Johannesburg, kick-off 6.10am (NZT), is as follows:

    1. John Schwalger
    2. Dane Coles
    3. Tim Fairbrother
    4. Jeremy Thrush
    5. Jason Eaton
    6. Faifili Levave
    7. Karl Lowe
    8. Rodney So’oialo (c)
    9. Alby Mathewson
    10. Piri Weepu
    11. Hosea Gear
    12. Ma’a Nonu
    13. Conrad Smith
    14. Zac Guildford
    15. Tamati Ellison

    16.Ged Robinson
    17. Jacob Ellison
    18. Bryn Evans
    19. Api Naikatini
    20. Willie Ripia
    21. Jason Kawau
    22. Cory Jane

  • Comment 2, posted at 26.03.09 22:02:46 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©
  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 2) : where’s Andrew Hore gone to?

  • Comment 3, posted at 27.03.09 00:25:58 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 3) :

    Saw an article on his impending return during the week, but not sure what happened.

  • Comment 4, posted at 27.03.09 06:14:27 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @robdylan (Comment 3) :

    Hurricanes hooker Andrew Hore has reportedly been given the all-clear to join the side in Johannesburg, although he is unlikely to
    play in this weekend’s match against the Lions.

    Hore returned to action for the Hurricanes last weekend but copped an “innocent” finger in the eye which caused to him to suffer from
    blurred vision during the loss to the Bulls and, after medical advice, he did not fly out to South Africa with the team.

    The All Black complained after the match that things had ooked “pretty fuzzy” after he received the poke in the eye.

    Due to the timing issue and the length of the journey to the Republic it is unlikely that he will play for the Canes this weekend but Stuff report that he is likely to return against the Sharks next weekend.

  • Comment 5, posted at 27.03.09 06:19:32 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • I am out of action today.

    Sorry guys.

  • Comment 6, posted at 27.03.09 06:30:10 by KSA Shark © Reply

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  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 6) :

    SO what did you give Kette for her b’day??? :mrgreen:

  • Comment 7, posted at 27.03.09 07:26:09 by wpw Reply
  • @KSA Shark © (Comment 6) : @wpw (Comment 7) :

    Seems kette is having the birthdays and you are the one ageing!! 😆

  • Comment 8, posted at 27.03.09 07:52:58 by Prof. Ice Reply
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