Lions make four changes
February 8, 2007
The Lions have made four changes from the starting team who lost their opening match to the New South Wales, 16-25 in Johannesburg last weekend for their round two clash with the Highlanders.
Three changes are in the backline while Brian Mutaji comes in for Kenny McKenzie at tighthead prop.
Halfback Janno Vermaak replaces Ricky Januarie, Jaco Pretorius comes in for Jan Hendrik Boshoff at second five-eighth while Louis Ludik shifts from wing to fullback to replace Earl Rose, with Wylie Human coming onto the right wing.
Springboks first five-eighth Andre Pretorius remains on the sideline, having also missed their opening game with injury.
Lions: Louis Ludik, Wylie Human, Jaque Fourie, Doppies la Grange, Jaco Pretorius, Louis Strydom, Janno Vermaak, Willem Alberts, Ernst Joubert (captain), Cobus Grobbelaar, Anton van Zyl, Cobus Grobler, Brian Mujati, Willie Wepener, Heinke van der Merwe. Reserves: Ethienne Reynecke, Bertus Smit, Gordon Gilfillan, Franco van der Merwe, Ricky Januarie, Earl Rose, Jaco van Schalkwyk