Richards gets a chance to shine

Springbok Sevens star Mark Richards has been given a perfect opportunity to make his mark at Vodacom Super Rugby level as coach Johan Ackermann made four changes for Saturday’s derby with the Cell C Sharks at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg.

Richards, who last played for the Sevens Boks just over a year and a half ago, will make his debut on the wing, replacing Anthony Volminck in the starting line-up.

Richards, who has also played scrumhalf during his professional career, has been rewarded for good form at Vodacom Cup level and will be in the side to ensure the Lions get a lot q…

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