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    Spies to miss Cheetahs clash

    2014-02-19 17:08
    Pretoria - The Bulls have confirmed on Wednesday that regular captain, Pierre Spies, has been withdrawn from the team to play the Cheetahs in a Vodacom Super Rugby match in Bloemfontein on Friday.
     
    Spies suffered a blow to the elbow in last weekend’s match against the Cell C Sharks and it did not recover as hoped.

    He will be replaced by Jacques Engelbrecht, who moves up from the bench.

    Wiaan Liebenberg will replace Engelbrecht on the bench.

    Should he take to the field, Liebenberg will make his Super Rugby debut.
     
    Flip van der Merwe takes over the captaincy.

    Teams:

    Cheetahs:
    15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Johan Sadie, 12 Francois Venter, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Shaun Venter 8 Phillip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagné, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Caylib Oosthuisen

    Substitutes:16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Maks van Dyk, 19 Rynard Landman, 20 Jean Cook, 21 Sarel Pretorius, 22 Elgar Watts, 23 Rayno Benjamin

    Bulls:

    15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 JJ Engelbrecht , 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Louis Fouché, 9 Francois Hougaard, 8 Jacques Engelbrecht, 7 Jacques du Plessis, 6 Jono Ross, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 Flip van der Merwe (captain), 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Callie Visagie, 1 Dean Greyling

    Substitutes: 16 Bongi Mbonambi, 17 Frik Kirsten, 18 Marcel van der Merwe ,19 Victor Matfield, 20 Wiaan Liebenberg, 21 Piet van Zyl, 22 Handré Pollard, 23 Ulrich Beyers

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