Lions prop Dylan Smith will run out in his 50th Tremendous Rugby recreation on Saturday once they host the Stormers in Johannesburg. Kick off is at 15:05.
In the one change to the Highvelders’ beginning
line-up, Manuel Rass is available in at centre rather than Duncan Matthews, whereas
Springbok unfastened ahead Willem Alberts has been named on the bench
There are 4 modifications to the Stormers XV,
with Godlen Masimla (scrumhalf), Juarno Augustus (No 8) and Wilco Louw (prop)
all set to make their first begins of the season within the South African derby.
Masimla and Augustus are available in for the
injured Herschel Jantjies and Jaco Coetzee respectively, with Johan du Toit
shifting to flank from the again of the scrum.
centurion Frans Malherbe is among the many replacements, which embrace a fit-again
JD Schickerling and Paul de Moist (scrumhalf), who is ready to make his first
look of the season.
Lions vs Stormers: Prediction, kick off time and groups
Prediction: Lions by two. Examine all of the weekend’s Super Rugby predictions for Round 3 here.
Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Tyrone Inexperienced, 13 Manuel Rass, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies (captain), 9 Morne van den Berg, Eight Len Massyn, 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Marvin Orie, four Ruben Schoeman, three Jannie du Plessis, 2 Pieter Jansen, 1 Dylan Smith.
Replacements: 16 Jan-Henning Campher, 17 Sti Sithole, 18 Carlu Sadie, 19 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 20 Willem Alberts, 21 Hacjivah Dayimani, 22 Dillon Smit, 23 Wandisile Simelane.
Stormers: 15 Dillyn Leyds, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Jamie Roberts, 11 Seabelo Senatla, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Godlen Masimla, Eight Juarno Augustus, 7 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 6 Johan du Toit, 5 Chris van Zyl, four Salmaan Moerat, three Wilco Louw, 2 Scarra Ntubeni, 1 Steven Kitshoff (captain).
Replacements: 16 Chad Solomon, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Frans Malherbe, 19 JD Schickerling, 20 Cobus Wiese, 21 Ernst van Rhyn, 22 Paul de Moist, 23 Jean-Luc du Plessis.
Dylan Smith, who will make his 50th look on Saturday, was a proud man: “This milestone represents a whole lot of laborious work for me. I’ve come by way of a number of accidents and set-backs through the years and I’m simply grateful to have gotten to 50 caps for the Lions.”
Stormers head coach John Dobson mentioned his crew face a critical problem if they’re to take care of their successful begin to the season: “It’s at all times a troublesome task to journey as much as Johannesburg, however it’s a problem that the crew has actually embraced this week. We now have made a strong begin to the season at dwelling, however we have to again that up with good performances away from dwelling and that begins this weekend in opposition to the Lions.”