Currie Cup

Kotze at pivot for Bulls clash

2016-09-21 07:45
Theuns Kotze (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Boland Cavaliers coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has made a few changes to his team for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls in Wellington on Friday (15:00 kick-off).

After starting at fullback in the 46-22 loss to Griquas two weeks ago, Namibian international Theuns Kotze moves back to No 10 in place of Adriaan Carelse, who takes Kotze’s position at the back.

In midfield, Gerrit van Wyk moves into the No 13 jersey in place of Robbie Louw, while Logan Basson replaces Sergio Torrens on the wing.

Up front, Zandre Jordaan replaces Jacques Engelbrecht at No 8, with the latter moving to blindside flank in place of Shaun McDonald, who shifts to the second row. Keenan Cronje completes the back row.

In the front row, Basil short returns to the front row in place of Enoch Mnyaka.

Teams:

Boland Cavaliers

15 Adriaan Carelse, 14 Logan Basson, 13 Gerrit van Wyk, 12 Christopher Bosch, 11 Danwel Demas, 10 Theuns Kotze, 9 Marnus Hugo, 8 Zandre Jordaan, 7 Jacques Engelbrecht, 6 Keenan Cronje, 5 Joubert Horn, 4 Shaun McDonald, 3 Basil Short, 2 Clemen Lewis (captain), 1 Stephanus Wessels

Substitutes: 16 Francois Esterhuyzen, 17 Enoch Mnyaka, 18 Francois Hanekom, 19 Wayne Wilschut, 20 Hanno Kitshoff, 21 Gerhard Jordaan, 22 Robbie Louw

Blue Bulls

15 Ulrich Beyers, 14 Bjorn Basson, 13 Dries Swanepoel, 12 Burger Odendaal, 11 Jamba Ulengo, 10 Tian Schoeman, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Hanro Liebenberg (captain), 7 Nic de Jager, 6 Roelof Smit, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 RG Snyman, 3 Jacobie Adriaanse, 2 Bandise Maku, 1 Lizo Gqoboka

Substitutes: 16 Jaco Visagie, 17 Martin Dreyer, 18 Jason Jenkins, 19 Jannes Kirsten, 20 Andre Warner, 21 Joshua Stander, 22 Divan Rossouw

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