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The Golden Lions u/18 teams were announced that will play against the A & B teams of the Valke early next week at the Alberton rugby Club.
Surprisingly Jeppe who is ranked #25 dominates the A team with nine learners selected, KES who is ranked at #10 have five players, St Stithians ranked #42 and Helpmekaar ranked #12 has three each, Monnas who is ranked #6 only have two players selected and St John's have one.
In the B team, Monnas have eleven players, Helpmekaar KES and Jeppe have three players each while Randburg, St Johns, Northcliff, St Davids and Parktown with only one player each.
Lions A: Munashe Chaitezwi (St Stithians); Ngia Selengbe (KES), Henco van Wyk (Monument), Joseph Iye (KES), Thabani Magurangyanga (St Stithians); Declan Raubenheimer (Jeppe), Kabelo Moketi (Jeppe); Izann Esterhuizen (Monument), Zander du Toit (Helpmekaar), Lifa Jambane (Jeppe), Connor van Buuren (KES), Justin Kalamer (Jeppe), Sibu Shongwe (Jeppe), Tyler Skudder (Helpmekaar), Kaelin Wills (St John’s).
Replacements: Sechaba Motaung (Jeppe), Itumeleng Mthembu (Jeppe), Munashe Mhere (St Stithians), Jushua Ruthel (KES), Joshua Nkomo (KES), Keune Kirkham (Helpmekaar), Hugo Monteiro (Jeppe), Setshaba Mokoena (Jeppe).
Lions B: Eulen Radcliffe (KES); Maurice Marks (Noordheuwel), Melbirt van der Spuy (Helpmekaar), Frans Weideman (Helpmekaar), Gerath Louw (Jeppe); Tiaan Botes (Helpmekaar), Marquin Uren (Monument); Kayle Schoultz (Monument), Kamohelo Tlome (Jeppe), Rynard Mouton (Monument), Alexander Groves (St Johns), Tiaan de Klerk (Monument), Heiko Pohlman (Monument), Franco Prinsloo (Monument), Dehan Niemand (Monument).
Replacements: Sebastian Motsage (KES), Prince Molea (KES), John-Kelly Onkonkwo (St Davids), Bobalo Makana (Parktown), Ethan Snyman (Monument), Diego Swartz (Randburg), Herschelle Goodman (Monument), Katleho Maloka (Jeppe), Callum Breeds (Northcliff), Richard Collins (Monument), Reuben Barnard (Monument).