Rugby

Naka challenges locks

2012-02-03 08:07
Naka Drotské (File)
Cape Town - Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has challenged three of his locks to make every second count in their pre-season clash against the Stormers in order to make the No 4 jersey their own.

Drotské was referring to Andries Ferreira, Francois Uys en George Earl as they prepare for the clash at Newlands.

Ferreira has been included in the central franchise's run-on XV to face the Stormers, but Drotské told Volksblad any one of the three mentioned could still make the position their own.

Philip van der Walt also gets a chance as flank, with Springbok Ashley Johnson a substitute.

Another Springbok, Davon Raubenheimer will wear the No 8 jersey.

Tighthead prop WP Nel is back after a shoulder operation. He couldn't play in last week's match against the Southern Kings.

Teams:

Stormers:

15 Gerhard van den Heever, 14 Danie Poolman, 13 JP du Plessis, 12 Marcel Brache, 11 Ederies Arendse, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Nic Groom, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Siya Kolisi, 6 Schalk Burger (captain), 5 De Kock Steenkamp, 4 Rynhardt Elstadt, 3 Frans Malherbe, 2 Deon Fourie, 1 Deon Carstens.

Substitutes: 16 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 17 Steven Kitshoff, 18 Brok Harris, 19 Eben Etzebeth, 20 Don Armand, 21 Nick Fenton-Wells, 22 Rohan Kitshoff, 23 Bolla Conradie, 24 Kurt Coleman, 25 Michael van der Spuy, 26 Berton Klaasen


Cheetahs:

15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Dusty Noble, 13 Robert Ebersohn, 12 Andries Strauss, 11 Rocco Jansen, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Pieter van Zyl, 8 Davon Raubenheimer, 7 Philip van der Walt, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 WP Nel, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Marcel van der Merwe.

Substitutes: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Lourens Adriaanse, 18 George Earl, 19 Francois Uys, 20 Ashley Johnson, 21 Marnus Hugo, 22 Sias Ebersohn, 23 Philip Snyman, 24 Rayno Benjamin, 25 Willie le Roux.

Referee: Craig Joubert

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