The Lions will have the steely resolve of Springbok Ruan Combrinck back on the rightwing when they clash with the Stormers on Saturday. He has been sidelined with a shoulder injury since 2017’s Rugby Championship but he returns at a time when the Lions are desperate to restore some calm in their ranks. "I’m very excited about Ruan‚" said coach Swys de Bruin. "He’s been out for a long time and we had a chance to pick him earlier. "Knowing him‚ because he is a professional athlete‚ we opted to wait until he is 100% right in his head as well. Combrinck has trained hard. He’s got a brilliant right foot. We’ve got a number of left-footers. He’s very experienced and brings a calmness. His versatility is the biggest dimension he brings. He can also slot those long ones." The Lions have lacked composure and leadership in recent weeks‚ which saw them slip to three Super Rugby defeats in four matches. Combrinck’s cool‚ calculated and at times explosive qualities will be manna for a team still...

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