Currie Cup

UCT pivot debuts for Griquas

2014-08-20 09:49
Dean Grant (Gallo Images)
Cape Town - University of Cape Town flyhalf Dean Grant will make his debut for Griquas when they tackle the Pumas in a Currie Cup game in Nelspruit on Friday.

Grant, 25, has been included to start at flyhalf for the game at Mbombela Stadium.

He replaces Francois Brummer, who moves to fullback following an injury to Nico Scheepers.

Sport24 last month reported that Grant was in Kimberley on a trial basis in the hope of playing Currie Cup rugby.

Flank Ruaan Lerm will also make his debut for Griquas, while backline reserves Doppies la Grange and Niel Marais could also make their first appearances for the men from Kimberley.

Griquas are still without a win in this year's comeptition, having lost their first two games against the Sharks (home, 24-31) and Cheetahs (away, 27-34).

Friday's game is scheduled to start at 19:10.



15 Heinrich Steyl, 14 Ruwellyn Isbell, 13 JW Jonker, 12 Stefan Watermeyer, 11 Trompie Pretorius, 10 Justin van Staden, 9 Reynier van Rooyen, 8 Renaldo Bothma, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Corné Steenkamp (captain), 5 Giant Mtyanda, 4 Frikkie Spies, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Swys du Toit, 1 Corné Fourie.

Substitues: 16 Frankie Herne, 17 Dee-Day Terblanche, 18 Marius Coetzer, 19 Jaco Bouwer, 20 Dylan Frylink, 21 JC Roos, 22 Rosko Speckman


15 Francois Brummer, 14 Ederies Arendse, 13 Jonathan Francke, 12 Wayne Stevens (captain), 11 PJ Vermeulen, 10 Dean Grant, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Carel Greeff, 7 Ruan Lerm, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Jaco Nepgen, 4 Jonathan Adendorf, 3 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 Steph Roberts

Substitutes: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Maks van Dyk, 18 Hugo Kloppers, 19 RJ Liebenberg, 20 Abrie Griesel, 21 Doppies la Grange, 22 Niel Marais

Read more on:    griquas  |  currie cup  |  kimberley  |  rugby

What To Read Next


Read News24’s Comments Policy publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.
Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

Team P W PTS
Previous Results

Date Home Team Result Away Team

And the 2016 Currie Cup winners will be ...

Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


With the Absa Premiership in full swing, who will be crowned champions when all is said and done? Will Mamelodi Sundowns defend their title? Or can Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates or Bidvest Wits mount a serious challenge? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.