Burger Odendaal Back For The Emirates Lions

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Burger Odendaal returns to the fray to take up a centre partnership with Wandisile Simelane to face log leaders the Vodacom Bulls in the Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked derby at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.

This is the only change to the starting line-up.

Nathan McBeth and Dan Kriel will warm the bench together with PJ Botha, Ruan Dreyer, Reinhard Nothnagel, Marnus Schoeman, Ross Cronjé and Tiaan Swanepoel.

The Emirates Lions are currently fourth on the log with 9 points.

Emirates Lions :15. Gianni Lombard, 14. Stean Pienaar, 13. Wandisile Simelane, 12. Burger Odendaal, 11. Courtnall Skosan; 10. Elton Jantjies (captain), 9. Morné van den Berg, 8.  Len Massyn, 7. Vincent Tshituka, 6. MJ Pelser, 5. Marvin Orie, 4. Ruben Schoeman, 3. Carlu Sadie, 2. Jaco Visagie, 1. Sti Sithole. Replacements: 16. PJ Botha, 17. Nathan McBeth, 18. Ruan Dreyer, 19. Reinhard Nothnagel, 20. 21. Marnus Schoeman, 22. Ross Cronjé, 23. Dan Kriel, 24. Tiaan Swanepoel.