Lions down Cheetahs

Date published: March 19 2016

A stellar all-round performance from Elton Jantjies guided the Lions to a 39-22 victory against the Cheetahs in Johannesburg on Saturday.

More to follow…

The scorers:

For Lions:
Tries:
Jantjies, de Klerk, Mnisi, Ackermann, Fourie
Cons: Combrinck, Jantjies 3
Pens: Jantjies 2
Yellow Card: Jaco van der Walt

For Cheetahs:
Tries: Petersen, Meyer, du Toit
Cons: Marais 2
Pen: Marais 

Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Courtnal Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Faf de Klerk, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Ruan Ackermann, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Dylan Smith 
Replacements: 16 Armand van der Merwe, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Lourens Erasmus, 20 Cyle Brink, 21 Dillon Smit, 22 Jaco van der Walt, 23 Rohan Janse van Rensburg

Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter (c), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Neil Marais, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Henco Venter, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Paul Schoeman, 5 Lodewyk de Jager, 5 Lodewyk de Jager, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Charles Marais
Replacements: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Johan Coetzee, 19 Francois Uys, 20. Hilton Lobberts, 21 Boom Prinsloo, 22 Tian Meyer, 23 Fred Zeilinga

Referee: Stuart Berry
Assistant Referees: Glen Jackson, Rasta Rasivhenge
TMO: Johan Greeff