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    SBW back to face Cheetahs

    2015-03-26 07:34

    Hamilton - Sonny Bill Williams has returned to the Chiefs starting line-up for their Super Rugby match against the Cheetahs in Hamilton on Saturday.

    Williams missed last week’s clash against the Sharks in Durban after complaining of headaches.

    The Chiefs made several changes to their starting line-up including a new front row. Pauliasi Manu returns from injury and is joined by Quentin MacDonald and Ben Tameifuna.

    Tom Marshall comes onto the left wing, with Williams returning to the midfield and Charlie Ngatai is bracketed with Seta Tamanivalu at centre. 

    Andrew Horrell moves to the reserves and is joined by prop Siate Tokolahi and Marty McKenzie.   

    Kick-off for Saturday’s clash is scheduled for 05:30 (SA time).



    15 Damian McKenzie, 14 Bryce Heem, 13 Charlie Ngatai/Seta Tamanivalu, 12 Sonny Bill Williams, 11 Tom Marshall, 10 Aaron Cruden, 9 Brad Weber, 8 Michael Leitch, 7 Sam Cane, 6 Liam Messam (captain), 5 Michael Fitzgerald, 4 Matt Symons 3 Ben Tameifuna 2 Quentin MacDonald, 1 Pauliasi Manu.

    Substitutes: 16 Rhys Marshall, 17 Siate Tokolahi, 18 Mitchell Graham, 19 Michael Allardice, 20 Johan Bardoul, 21 Augustine Pulu, 22 Andrew Horrell, 23 Marty McKenzie


    15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Michael van der Spuy, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Joe Pietersen, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Boom Prinsloo, 7 Jean Cook, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Francois Uys (captain), 4 Steven Sykes, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Stephan Coetzee, 1 BG Uys

    Substitutes: 16 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Danie Mienie, 19 Carl Wegner, 20 Willie Britz, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Willie du Plessis, 23 Rayno Benjamin

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