New midfield combo for Lions

The Emirates Lions made six changes (two positional) to the side that beat the Toyota Cheetahs last week in anticipation for the battle against the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

After losing Lionel Mapoe to a knee injury, coach Johan Ackermann reshuffled his backline for the clash and made a number of eye-raising decisions that could turn out to be a stroke of genius if they work.

Midfielders Harold Vorster and Howard Mnisi have been swopping roles all season, but on Saturday they will pair together in the midfield for the first time as Vorster moves to outside centre to …

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