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Lions Squad

(As at 15 August 2017)

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 - 2017

The Lions announced their 2017 Super Rugby Squad on 13 February 2017 and the squad of 40 players is:

Justin Ackerman, Ruan Ackermann, Fabian Booysen, Cyle Brink, Andries Coetzee, Robbie Coetzee, Ruan Combrinck, Ross Cronje, Hacjivah Dayimani, Faf de Klerk, Ruan Dreyer, Lourens Erasmus, Andries Ferreira, Corne Fourie, Rohan Janse van Rensburg, Elton Jantjies, Johannes Jonker, Jaco Kriel, Robert Kruger, Sylvian Mahuza, Lionel Mapoe, Malcolm Marx, Howard Mnisi, Franco Mostert, Jacques Nel, Marvin Orie, Shaun Reynolds, Sti Sithole, Courtnall Skosan, Dillon Smit, Kwagga Smith, Dylan Smith, Madosh Tambwe, Akker van der Merwe, Jaco van der Walt, Jacques van Rooyen, Hencus van Wyk, Anthony Volmimk, Harold Vorster, Warren Whiteley.


Lions Currie Cup Squad - 2017

As at 15 August 2017 the Lions have not yet announced their 2017 Currie Cup Squad, but the following 36 players were named in the first 4 matches:

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

The following returning Super Rugby players will also be available: Ruan Dreyer, Jacques van Rooyen, Kwagga Smith, Harold Vorster, Andries Ferreira.

Injured players that might feature once they recover from injury: Howard Mnisi

 

Warren Whiteley

Warren Whiteley

Position : Loose Forward
Born: 18 September 1987
1.92m and 97kg
Caps : 52 (6 as captain)
Scoring : 7 tries and 35 points
Debut : 2010
School : Glenwood

 

Ross Cronje

Ross Cronje

Position : Scrumhalf
Born: 26 July 1989
1.80m and 88kg
Caps : 45 (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
Caps : 44 (9 as captain)
Scoring : 20 tries and 100 points
Debut : 2010
School : Standerton High

 

Ruan Dreyer

Ruan Dreyer

Position : Prop
Born: 16 September 1990
1.86m and 110kg
Caps : 41
Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Debut : 2012
School : Monument

 

Andries Coetzee

Andries Coetzee

Position : Fullback
Born: 1 March 1990
1.81m and 86kg
Caps : 40
Scoring : 8 tries and 61 points
Debut : 2012
School : Middelburg Technical

 

Jacques van Rooyen

Jacques van Rooyen

Position : Prop
Born: 24 October 1986
1.86m and 122kg
Caps : 39
Scoring : 3 tries and 15 points
Debut : 2013
School : Pretoria North High

 

Robbie Coetzee

Robbie Coetzee

Position : Hooker
Born: 02 May 1989
1.85m and 105kg
Caps : 35
Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Debut : 2013
School : Eldoraigne High School

 

Anthony Volmink

Anthony Volmink

Position : Wing
Born: 10 February 1990
1.80m and 85kg
Caps : 34
Scoring : 18 tries and 90 points
Debut : 2012
School : HTS Bredasdorp

 

Lionel Mapoe

Lionel Mapoe

Position : Wing/Centre
Born: 13 July 1988
1.82m and 87kg
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
Caps : 31 (3 as captain)
Scoring : 13 tries and 65 points
Debut : 2014
School : Standerton High School

 

Jaco van der Walt

Jaco van der Walt

Position : Flyhalf
Born: 01 February 1994
1.82m and 84kg
Caps : 31
Scoring : 4 tries and 135 points
Debut : 2014
School : Monument

 

Ruan Combrinck

Ruan Combrinck

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

 

Albertus Kwagga Smith

Kwagga Smith

Position : Flank
Born: 11 June 1993
1.80m and 80kg
Caps : 28 (3 as captain)
Scoring : 19 tries and 95 points
Debut : 2014
School : HTS Middelburg

 

Nicolaas (Stokkies) Hanekom

Stokkies Hanekom

Position : Centre
Born: 17 May 1989
1.93m and 101kg
Caps : 27
Scoring : 11 tries and 55 points
Debut : 2013
School : Paarl Gimnasium

 

Franco Mostert

Franco Mostert

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

 

Julian Redelinghuys

Julian Redelinghuys

Position : Prop
Born: 11 September 1989
1.76m and 100kg
Caps : 22
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : 2013
School : Monument

 

Courtnall Skosan

Courtnall Skosan

Position : Wing
Born: 24 July 1991
1.84m and 90kg
Caps : 21
Scoring : 8 tries and 40 points
Debut : 2014
School : Brackenfell

 

Fabian Booysen

Fabian Booysen

Position : Flank
Born: 21 March 1992
1.90m and 103kg
Caps : 20
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2015
School : Florida

 

Armand (Akker) van der Merwe

Akker van der Merwe

Position : Hooker
Born: 17 June 1991
1.78m and 108kg
Caps : 18
Scoring : 5 tries and 25 points
Debut : 2014
School : Outeniqua

 

Malcolm Marx

Malcolm Marx

Position : Hooker
Born: 13 July 1994
1.88m and 119kg
Caps : 15
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2014
School : KES

 

Rohan Janse van Rensburg

Rohan Janse van Rensburg

Position : Centre
Born: 11 September 1994
1.86m and 100kg
Caps : 14
Scoring : 4 tries and 20 points
Debut : 2015
School : Waterkloof

 

Jacques Nel

Jacques Nel

Position : Centre
Born: 17 March 1993
1.86m and 91kg
Caps : 13
Scoring : 8 tries and 40 points
Debut : 2015
School : Brandwag

 

Lourens Erasmus

Lourens Erasmus

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

 

Dylan Smith

Dylan Smith

Position : Prop
Born: 26 February 1994
1.81m and 102kg
Caps : 10
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2015
School : KES

 

Harold Vorster

Harold Vorster

Position : Centre
Born: 11 October 1993
1.86m and 92kg
Caps : 8
Scoring : 1 tries and 5 points
Debut : 2014
School : Frans du Toit

 

Jano Venter

Jano Venter

Position : Number 8
Born: 8 January 1994
1.92m and 103kg
Caps : 3
Scoring : 0 tries and 0 points
Debut : 2015
School : HTS Middelburg

 
 
 
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