PRO14

Cheetahs name side for clash in Italy

2017-10-27 14:00
Fred Zeilinga (Gallo)

Parma - Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has named his team for Saturday’s PRO14 clash against Italian side Zebre at the Stadio Sergio Lanfranchi.

Experienced flyhalf Fred Zeilinga will make his PRO14 debut when he comes off the bench, having being sidelined due to injury.  

Zeilinga sustained a hip injury in a Super Rugby match against the Kings in Port Elizabeth in July.  

No 8 Jasper Wiese has been called up from the Currie Cup team and will also be playing in his first PRO14 game.

Although the Cheetahs beat Zebre 54-39 in Bloemfontein earlier in the season, they are expecting a tough encounter in Parma.  

“Both sides like to play with ball in hand which promises to be an exciting game to watch,” said Corniel van Zyl, forwards coach of the Cheetahs and former Benneton Treviso player. “I enjoy being back in Italy and we look forward to a competitive performance that supporters will enjoy.”  

Kick-off is at 20:00 (SA time) on Saturday.

Cheetahs team:

15 Sergeal Petersen, 14 Raymond Rhule, 13 Francois Venter (captain), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Makazola Mapimpi, 10 Ernst Stapelberg, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Oupa Mohoje, 7 Junior Pokomela, 6 Paul Schoeman, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Justin Basson, 3 Tom Botha, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Ox Nche
    
Substitutes: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Johan Coetzee, 19 Rynier Bernardo, 20 Jasper Wiese, 21 Shaun Venter, 22 Fred Zeilinga, 23 Nico Lee

NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Featured

The 2017/18 PSL season is under way. Can Bidvest Wits defend their title? Will Soweto giants Kaizer Chiefs or Orlando Pirates emerge victorious? Or will the bookies' favourites, Mamelodi Sundowns, taste success for a record eighth time? Stay glued to Sport24 to find out!

Latest blogs
Vote

Which of the two South African teams competing in the inaugrual PRO14 tournament will fare best?

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.