Lions nominate squad to face Dragons in URC fixture



With Andries Coetzee out, the thrilling Quan Horn returns at fullback for Lions’ United Rugby Championship match in opposition to the Dragons at Ellis Park on Sunday.

Horn made his identify as a Lions fullback however was compelled to modify to wing when Springbok Coetzee returned to his previous stomping floor within the low season.

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However Horn returned to the quantity 15 shirt this weekend, with the wing positions crammed by Edwill van der Merwe and Rabz Maxwane.

The Lions have but to win a house sport within the URC this season and can be determined to get a V behind their residence sport roster.

The thrilling Lions centre-pair of Marius Louw and Henco van Wyk, returned from SA A, can be in motion once more, whereas Jordan Hendrikse hangs on to the quantity 10 shirt. Gianni Lombard, additionally touring with SA A, will play off the bench.

It is a secure bundle that runs out on Sunday at 4pm, with Reinhard Nothnagel main the squad.

Lions: Quan Horn, Rabz Maxwane, Heenco van Wyk, Marius Louw, Edwill van der Merwe, Jordan Hendrikse, Sanele Nohamba, Francke Horne, Ruhan Straeuli, Emmanuel Tshituka, Reinhard Nothnagel (capt), Ruben Schoeman, Ruan Dreyer, PJ Botha, Sti Sithole . Bench: Jaco Visagie, JP Smith, Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Pieter Jansen van Vuren, Sibusiso Sangweni, Andre Warner, Gianni Lombard, Zander du Plessis