Emirates Lions name unchanged 23 for Scarlets encounter

The Emirates Lions have named an unchanged match 23 to face Welsh side Scarlets for their second-round fixture of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship (VURC) at the Parc y Scarlets stadium in Llanelli, Wales on Friday, 01 October.

Emirates Lions head coach, Ivan ‘Cash’ van Rooyen believes his team have confidence going into tomorrow’s game after a winning start to their campaign last week.

“We appreciate that Scarlets will pose a different challenge for us, but we are confident the players selected will once more aim for a positive result tomorrow.”

“The team has prepared well in the lead-up to tomorrow, with a few productive planning sessions on and off the training field.

“Last week we spoke about momentum and that’s what we would like maintain from here onwards,” concluded van Rooyen.

Kick-off is at 20:35 (SA time).

Emirates Lions
15 EW Viljoen
14 Jamba Ulengo
13 Wandisile Simelane
12 Burger Odendaal (c)
11 Rabz Maxwane
10 Jordan Hendrikse
9 Andre Warner
8 Francke Horn
7 Vincent Tshituka
6 Jaco Kriel
5 Pieter Jansen Van Vuren
4 Ruben Schoeman
3 Carlu Sadie
2 Jaco Visagie
1 Ruan Dreyer

Replacements
16 PJ Botha 17 Sti Sithole 18 Asenathi Ntlabakanye 19 Reinhard Nothnagel 20 Sibusiso Sangweni 21 Morne van den Berg 22 Eddie Fouche 23 Divan Rossouw.