Everything you need to know about the Lions vs Waratahs

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The Waratahs are in Johannesburg to take on the Lions in round 13 of the Super Rugby tournament.

Lions team and injury news

Warren Whiteley will lead the Emirates Lions when they run out to face the Waratahs at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.

Also back in action with Whiteley are Malcolm Marx, Courtnall Skosan and Harold Vorster.

Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Courtnall Skosan, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Harold Vorster, 11 Aphiwe Dyantyi, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley (c), 7 Vincent Tshituka, 6 Kwagga Smith, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Stephan Lewies, 3 Carlu Sadie, 2 Malcolm Marx, 1 Sti Sithole

Substitutes: 16 Jan-Henning Campher, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Johannes Jonker, 19 Wilhelm van der Sluys, 20 Marnus Schoeman, 21 Nic Groom, 22 Shaun Reynolds, 23 Tyrone Green

Waratahs team and injury news

For this match, Adam Ashley-Cooper will move to the bench while Lalakai Foketi will take the number 13 jersey.

The other change comes in the backline on the wing where Alex Newsome replaces Cam Clark.

The only change to the pack sees Michael Wells start at number 8 with Ned Hanigan moving to the side of the scrum and Lachlan Swinton falling out of the squad entirely, according to Sport 24.

Waratahs: 15 Kurtley Beale, 14 Alex Newsome, 13 Lalakai Foketi, 12 Karmichael Hunt, 11 Curtis Rona, 10 Bernard Foley, 9 Nick Phipps, 8 Michael Wells, 7 Michael Hooper (c), 6 Ned Hanigan, 5 Rob Simmons, 4 Tom Staniforth, 3 Sekope Kepu, 2 Damien Fitzpatrick, 1 Harry Johnson-Holmes

Substitutes: 16 Andrew Tuala, 17 Tom Robertson, 18 Chris Talakai, 19 Hugh Sinclair, 20 Will Miller, 21 Jake Gordon, 22 Adam Ashley-Cooper, 23 Cam Clark

Kick off time

Saturday, 11 May at 15:05 (SAST).

TV & Live Stream

The game will be broadcast live on SuperSport 1 (SS1).

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