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Lions Squad

(As at 20 February 2018)

The Lions take part in three different competitions every year, namely Super Rugby, Currie Cup and SuperSport Challenge. These competitions overlap, and different players are used in the different competitions.


Lions Super Rugby Squad - 2018

The Lions announced their 2018 Super Rugby Squad on 30 January 2018 and the squad of 40 players is:

Jacobie Adriaanse, Cyle Brink, Andries Coetzee, Robbie Coetzee, Ruan Combrinck, Ross Cronje, Ashlon Davids, Hacjivah Dayimani, Ruan Dreyer, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Willie Engelbrecht, Lourens Erasmus, Andries Ferreira, Corne Fourie, Rhyno Herbst, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Marco Jansen van Vuren, Elton Jantjies, Johannes Jonker, Jaco Kriel, Robert Kruger, Sylvian Mahuza, Lionel Mapoe, Malcolm Marx, Len Massyn, Christiaan Meyer, Howard Mnisi, Franco Mostert, Marvin Orie, Shaun Reynolds, Marnus Schoeman, Sti Sithole, Courtnall Skosan, Dillon Smit, Dylan Smith, Kwagga Smith, Madosh Tambwe, Jacques van Rooyen, Harold Vorster , Warren Whiteley.

Players from the 2017 Squad not in the 2018 squad - Justin Ackerman, Ruan Ackermann, Fabian Booysen, Faf de Klerk, Jacques Nel, Akker van der Merwe, Jaco van der Walt, Hencus van Wyk, Anthony Volmimk

New in the squad since last year: Jacobie Adriaanse, Ashlon Davids, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Willie Engelbrecht, Rhyno Herbst, Len Massyn, Christiaan Meyer (On loan from Griquas), Marnus Schoeman (On loan from Pumas)



Lions Currie Cup Squad - 2017

The following players played in the 2017 Currie Cup for the Lions:

Justin Ackerman, Andrew Beerwinkel, Cyle Brink, Fabian Booysen, Robbie Coetzee, Ashlon Davids, Hacjivah Dayimani, Bobby de Wee, Ruan Dreyer, Nico du Plessis, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Andries Ferreira, Corne Fourie, Stokkies Hanekom, Rhyno Herbst, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Marco Jansen van Vuren, Pieter Jansen, Johannes Jonker, Ryan Kankowski, Robert Kruger, Jan-Louis la Grange, Sylvian Mahuza, Siya Masuku, Jacques Nel, Marvin Orie, Shaun Reynolds, Kwagga Smith, Madosh Tambwe, Bradley Thain, Jarryd Sage, Sti Sithole, Dillon Smit, Morne van den Berg, Jaco van der Walt, Jacques van Rooyen, James Venter, Jano Venter, Anthony Volmimk, Harold Vorster, Michael Willemse

 

Warren Whiteley

Warren Whiteley

Position : Loose Forward
Born: 18 September 1987
1.92m and 97kg
Currie Cup Caps : 52 (6 as captain)
Currie Cup Scoring : 7 tries and 35 points
Currie Cup Debut : 2010
Super Rugby Caps : 80
Super Rugby Scoring : 13 tries and 65 points
Super Rugby Debut : 2011
School : Glenwood

 

Jacques van Rooyen

Jacques van Rooyen

Position : Prop
Born: 24 October 1986
1.86m and 122kg
Currie Cup Caps : 48 (9 as captain)
Currie Cup Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Currie Cup Debut : 2013
Super Rugby Caps : 50
Super Rugby Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Super Rugby Debut : 2014
School : Pretoria North High

 

Ross Cronje

Ross Cronje

Position : Scrumhalf
Born: 26 July 1989
1.80m and 88kg
Currie Cup Caps : 47 (5 as captain)
Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Debut : 2012
School : Michael House

 

Jaco Kriel

Jaco Kriel

Position : Loose Forward
Born: 21 August 1989
1.84m and 97kg
Currie Cup Caps : 44 (9 as captain)
Scoring : 20 tries and 100 points
Debut : 2010
School : Standerton High

 

Robbie Coetzee

Robbie Coetzee

Position : Hooker
Born: 02 May 1989
1.85m and 105kg
Currie Cup Caps : 44
Scoring : 5 tries and 25 points
Debut : 2013
School : Eldoraigne High School

 

Ruan Dreyer

Ruan Dreyer

Position : Prop
Born: 16 September 1990
1.86m and 110kg
Currie Cup Caps : 43
Scoring : 5 tries and 25 points
Debut : 2012
School : Monument

 

Andries Coetzee

Andries Coetzee

Position : Fullback
Born: 1 March 1990
1.81m and 86kg
Currie Cup Caps : 42
Scoring : 8 tries and 63 points
Debut : 2012
School : Middelburg Technical

 

Elton Jantjies

Elton Jantjies

Position : Flyhalf
Born: 1 August 1990
1.76m and 88kg
Currie Cup Caps : 42
Scoring : 4 tries and 479 points
Debut : 2010
School : Florida

 

Albertus Kwagga Smith

Kwagga Smith

Position : Flank
Born: 11 June 1993
1.80m and 80kg
Currie Cup Caps : 34 (3 as captain)
Scoring : 21 tries and 105 points
Debut : 2014
School : HTS Middelburg

 

Lionel Mapoe

Lionel Mapoe

Position : Wing/Centre
Born: 13 July 1988
1.82m and 87kg
Currie Cup Caps : 32 (5 as captain)
Scoring : 6 tries and 30 points
Debut : 2011
School : Fichardtpark High School, Bloemfontein

 

Howard Mnisi

Howard Mnisi

Position : Centre
Born: 13 July 1989
1.86m and 100kg
Currie Cup Caps : 31 (3 as captain)
Scoring : 13 tries and 65 points
Debut : 2014
School : Standerton High School

 

Jacobie Adriaanse

Jacobie Adriaanse

Position : Prop
Born: 19 July 1985
1.78m and 112kg
Currie Cup Caps : 31
Scoring : 3 tries and 15 points
Debut : 2011
School : Paarl Gimnasium

 

Ruan Combrinck

Ruan Combrinck

Position : Wing
Born: 10 May 1990
1.83m and 97kg
Currie Cup Caps : 29
Scoring : 12 tries and 148 points
Debut : 2012
School : Michael House

 

Courtnall Skosan

Courtnall Skosan

Position : Wing
Born: 24 July 1991
1.84m and 90kg
Currie Cup Caps : 23
Scoring : 10 tries and 50 points
Debut : 2014
School : Brackenfell

 

Rohan Janse van Rensburg

Rohan Janse van Rensburg

Position : Centre
Born: 11 September 1994
1.86m and 100kg
Currie Cup Caps : 23
Scoring : 9 tries and 45 points
Debut : 2015
School : Waterkloof

 

Franco Mostert

Franco Mostert

Position : Lock
Born: 27 November 1990
1.98m and 103kg
Currie Cup Caps : 22
Scoring : 6 tries and 30 points
Debut : 2014
School : Brits

 

Cyle Brink

Cyle Brink

Position : Flank
Born: 16 January 1994
1.90m and 98kg
Currie Cup Caps : 18
Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Debut : 2016
School : KES

 

Malcolm Marx

Malcolm Marx

Position : Hooker
Born: 13 July 1994
1.88m and 119kg
Currie Cup Caps : 17
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2014
School : KES

 

Harold Vorster

Harold Vorster

Position : Centre
Born: 11 October 1993
1.86m and 92kg
Currie Cup Caps : 16
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2014
School : Frans du Toit

 

Sylvian Mahuza

Sylvian Mahuza

Position : Wing
Born: 29 July 1993
1.78m and 80kg
Currie Cup Caps : 14
Scoring : 6 tries and 30 points
Debut : 2016
School : Outeniqua

 

Dylan Smith

Dylan Smith

Position : Prop
Born: 26 February 1994
1.81m and 102kg
Currie Cup Caps : 13
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2015
School : KES

 

Aphiwe Dyantyi

Aphiwe Dyantyi

Position : Wing
Born: 26 August 1994
1.82m and 87kg
Currie Cup Caps : 13
Scoring : 6 tries and 30 points
Debut : 2017
School : Dale College

 

Robert Kruger

Robert Kruger

Position : Lock/Flank
Born: 28 April 1988
1.92m and 105kg
Currie Cup Caps : 13
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2009
School : Standerton

 

Marvin Orie

Marvin Orie

Position : Lock
Born: 15 February 1993
1.98m and 104kg
Currie Cup Caps : 13
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : 2017
School : Tygerberg

 

Ashlon Davids

Ashlon Davids

Position : Flyhalf
Born: 24 June 1993
1.70m and 85kg
Currie Cup Caps : 12
Scoring : 1 tries and 11 points
Debut : 2015
School : Schoonspruit Hoërskool, Malmesbury

 

Marco Jansen van Vuren

Marco Jansen van Vuren

Position : Scrumhalf
Born: 14 June 1996
1.88m and 88kg
Currie Cup Caps : 12
Scoring : 3 tries and 15 points
Debut : 2017
School : Transvalia

 

Lourens Erasmus

Lourens Erasmus

Position : Lock
Born: 14 June 1993
2.00m and 115kg
Currie Cup Caps : 11
Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Debut : 2015
School : Garsfontein

 

Rhyno Herbst

Rhyno Herbst

Position : Lock
Born: 5 July 1996
1.98m and 120kg
Currie Cup Caps : 10
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2017
School : N/A

 

Hacjivah Dayimani

Hacjivah Dayimani

Position : Flank
Born: 23 September 1997
1.88m and 99kg
Currie Cup Caps : 9
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2017
School : Jeppe

 

Andries Ferreira

Andries Ferreira

Position : Lock
Born: 29 March 1990
1.97m and 120kg
Currie Cup Caps : 9
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2016
School : Afrikaanse Hoër Seunskool

 

Corne Fourie

Corne Fourie

Position : Prop
Born: 2 Sepember 1988
1.87m and 118kg
Currie Cup Caps : 9
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2016
School : Hoërskool Waterkloof

 

Dillon Smit

Dillon Smit

Position : Scrumhalf
Born: 11 December 1992
1.75m and 80kg
Currie Cup Caps : 8
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2016
School : Hoërskool Middelburg

 

Sti Sithole

Sti Sithole

Position : Prop
Born: 31 March 1993
1.80m and 109kg
Currie Cup Caps : 6
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : 2017
School : Westville

 

Madosh Tambwe

Madosh Tambwe

Position : Wing
Born: 12 May 1997
1.87m and 83kg
Currie Cup Caps : 6
Scoring : 3 tries and 15 points
Debut : 2017
School : Parktown

 

Johannes Jonker

Johannes Jonker

Position : Prop
Born: 22 August 1994
1.84m and 118kg
Currie Cup Caps : 5
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : 2017
School : Hudson Park High School

 

Len Massyn

Len Massyn

Position : Loose forward
Born: 21 May 1997
1.91m and 98kg
Currie Cup Caps : 4
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : 2017
School : Monument

 

Shaun Reynolds

Shaun Reynolds

Position : Flyhalf
Born: 15 June 1995
1.87m and 91kg
Currie Cup Caps : 3
Scoring : 1 tries and 31 points
Debut : 2017
School : Goudveld

 

Willie Engelbrecht

Willie Engelbrecht

Position : Flank
Born: 27 July 1992
1.90m and 94kg
Currie Cup Caps : 0
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : No Currie Cup caps yet
School : N/A

 

Marnus Schoeman

Marnus Schoeman

Position : Flank
Born: 9 February 1989
1.78m and 96kg
Currie Cup Caps : 0
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : No Currie Cup caps yet. On loan from Pumas
School : Waterkloof

 

Christiaan Meyer

Christiaan Meyer

Position : Scrumhalf
Born: 16 May 1994
1.74m and 65kg
Currie Cup Caps : 0
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : No Currie Cup caps yet. On loan from Griquas
School : EG Jansen

 
 
 
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