Currie Cup

Cheetahs change two for WP

2011-09-20 17:24
Rayno Benjamin (Gallo Images)

Johannesburg - The Free State Cheetahs made two changes from their team that thrashed the Sharks ahead of their Currie Cup clash against Western Province at Newlands this coming Saturday.

The Free Staters produced arguably their finest performance of the season when they outplayed the KwaZulu-Natalians 53-32 in Bloemfontein over the weekend.

Rayno Benjamin comes in for Riaan Smit on the right wing, while Francois Uys drops to the bench with Wilhelm Steenkamp getting a start at lock.

The Cheetahs are currently fourth on the Currie Cup log with 30 points, two behind the second-placed WP and 12 behind log-leaders, the Golden Lions.

Kick-off against WP is at 17h05 on Saturday.

Teams:

Western Province:

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Free State Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Rayno Benjamin, 13 Robert Ebersohn, 12 Philip Snyman, 11 Cameron Jacobs, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Ashley Johnson, 7 Boom Prinsloo, 6 Pieter Labuschagne, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Wilhelm Steenkamp, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Marcel van der Merwe.

Substitutes: 16 Hercu Liebenberg, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Francois Uys, 19 Johan Wessels, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Sias Ebersohn, 22 Andries Strauss.

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