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Lions lose Alberts for Stormers clash


Willem Alberts has been withdrawn from the Lions team to face the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.

The Lions said on Friday that Alberts had come into close contact with someone who has Covid-19 and will have to go into quarantine. He was tested on Monday and cleared.

Alberts has been replaced by Ruben Schoeman in the second row.

Lions – 15 EW Viljoen, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 Burger Odendaal, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 Rabz Maxwane, 10 Elton Jantjies (c), 9 Morné van den Berg, 8 Len Massyn, 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Ruben Schoeman, 3 Carlu Sadie, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Sti Sithole.
Subs (two to be omitted): 16 Jan-Henning Campher, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Wiehahn Herbst, 19 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 20 MJ Pelser, 21 Hacjivah Dayimani, 22 Ross Cronjé, 23 Gianni Lombard, 24 Wandisile Simelane, 25 Ruan Dreyer.