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Edmund Ludick to earn his Kings debut for Munster clash

The 21-year-old Ludick replaces the injured Yaw Penxe at wing, with Dapula providing loose-forward cover from the bench.

Picture: @SouthernKingsSA/Twitter.

CAPE TOWN - Winger Edmund Ludick will earn his Southern Kings debut with a starting berth while Luyolo Dapula will also make his first appearance off the bench against Munster Rugby in a PRO14 clash at the Irish Independent Park in Cork on Friday.

The 21-year-old Ludick replaces the injured Yaw Penxe at wing, with Dapula providing loose-forward cover from the bench.

It will also be a special occasion for one of the Kings’ longest-serving players, Ruaan Lerm, who will run on for the 50th time in Kings colours.

JC Astle, who will resume his duties as captain this week, congratulated the trio on their imminent milestones.

Lusanda Badiyana and Bobby de Wee earned starts alongside Lerm as the loose trio. Badiyana will don the No. 6 jersey while De Wee will start at blindside flank.
Kings:
15. Andell Loubser,
14. Chris Hollis,
13. Sibusiso Sithole,
12. Erich Cronje,
11. Edmund Ludick,
10. Demetri Catrakilis,
9. Stefan Ungerer,
8. Ruaan Lerm,
7. Bobby de Wee,
6. Lusanda Badiyana,
5. JC Astle (captain),
4. Jerry Sexton,
3. Rossouw de Klerk,
2. Jacques du Toit,
1. Schalk Ferreira.

Replacements:
16. Alandre van Rooyen,
17. Xandre Vos,
18. Ignatius Prinsloo,
19. Aston Fortuin,
20. Thembelani Bholi,
21. Luyolo Dapula,
22. Josh Allderman,
23. Courtney Winnaar.

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