Currie Cup

Blue Bulls make two changes

2012-09-05 12:58
Pine Pienaar (Gallo)
Pretoria - Blue Bulls coach Pine Pienaar made two changes to his starting team to play the Golden Lions in a Currie Cup match at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

Flank Warwick Tecklenburg will replace the injured Deon Stegmann in the only forced change to the side that lost to Western Province last weekend.

Francois Venter returns to inside centre after he was withdrawn at the eleventh hour from last week’s team.

He was replaced on short notice by Jan Serfontein, who returns to the Under-21 squad.

Bongi Mbonambi replaces Robbie Coetzee as back-up hooker after recovering from an ankle injury, while Jean Cook fills in for Tecklenburg on the bench.

Team:

Blue Bulls: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Francois Venter, 11 JJ Engelbrecht, 10 Louis Fouche, 9 Ruan Snyman, 8 Dewald Potgieter (captain), 7 CJ Stander, 6 Warwick Tecklenburg, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Willie Wepener, 1 Dawie Steyn

Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Frik Kirsten, 18 Cornell Hess, 19 Jean Cook, 20 Rudy Paige, 21 Lionel Cronje, 22 Jurgen Visser


Golden Lions:

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