Currie Cup

Griquas change for Bulls

2013-09-26 14:17
Griquas coach Pote Human (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - Griquas have named their team to tackle the Blue Bulls in a Currie Cup clash in Kimberley on Saturday (14:30 kick-off).

The starting team shows four changes to the one which lost 19-13 to Western Province at Newlands last week.

Ewald van der Westhuizen, who represented the University of Johannesburg in this year's Varsity Cup, will start at prop in place of Nick Schonert who is out for three weeks with concussion.

Marnus Hugo is also back at scrumhalf, while JP Nel (centre) and Richard Lawson (wing) also start.

Prop Brendan Pitzer, who played for Maties this year, has been drafted in to provide cover on the bench.         



15 Gouws Prinsloo , 14 Richard Lawson, 13 JP Nel, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Rocco Jansen, 10 Richard Lawson, 9 Marnus Hugo, 8 Leon Karemaker, 7 Burger Schoeman, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Jaco Nepgen, 4 Rory Arnold, 3 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 2 Ryno Barnes (captain), 1 Steph Roberts

Substitutes: 16 Matthew Dobson, 17 Brendan Pitzer, 18 Patrick O’Brien, 19 RJ Liebenberg, 20 Jacques Coetzee, 21 Du Randt Gerber, 22 Jean Stemmet

Blue Bulls:

15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Sampie Mastriet, 13 William Small-Smith, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Akona Ndungane, 10 Handré Pollard, 9 Rudy Paige, 8 Jono Ross (captain), 7 Jacques du Plessis, 6 Wiaan Liebenberg, 5 David Bulbring, 4 Paul Willemse, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 Marcel van der Merwe

Substitutes: 16 Mbongeni Mbonambi, 17 Frik Kirsten/Dean Greyling, 18 Grant Hattingh, 19 Jacques Engelbrecht, 20 Lohan Jacobs, 21 Ulrich Beyers, 22 Clayton Blommetjies

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