Simelane & Green left out of Lions' Australasian touring squad

Simelane & Green left out of Lions' Australasian touring squad

Youngsters Wandisele Simelane and Tyrone Green have been left out of the Lions' Australasian touring squad but have been included on the list of six players who have been put on standby.


 

Harold Vorster, James Venter, Jan Henning Champher, Tyrone Green, Wandisele Simelane and captain Warren Whitely are the six players placed on standby with a few of the players still working their way back from injury.

 

Malcolm Marx will lead the 26 man touring squad, with one player being added to the squad after their first match against the Brumbies.

 

The Lions’ touring fixtures:

13 April: vs Brumbies

19 April: vs Chiefs

26 April: vs Crusaders

 

 

Australasian Touring Squad

 

Forwards:

Carlu Sadie

Cyle Brink

Frans van Wyk

Hacjivah Dayimani

Johannes Jonker

Kwagga Smith

Malcolm Marx

Marnus Schoeman

Marvin Orie

Nathan McBeth

Rhyno Herbst

Robbie Coetzee

Stephan Lewies

Sti Sithole

Wilhelm van der Sluys

 

Backs:

Andries Coetzee

Aphiwe Diyanti

Courtnall Skosan

Elton Jantjies

Franco Naude

Gianni Lombard

Lionel Mapoe

Nic Groom

Ross Cronje

Ruan Combrinck

Sylvian Mahuza

 

The following players were not considered due to injury Dylan Smith (cheek-bone), Jacobie Adriaanse (hamstring), Pieter Jansen (calf), Reinhardt Nothnagel (shoulder), PJ Steenkamp (fractured tibia & fibula), Robert Kruger (ankle), Vincent Tshituka (ankle), Ruan Vermaak (fractured right thumb), Dillon Smit (hamstring) and Manuel Rass (concussion).

 

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