Zeilinga starts at pivot for Cheetahs
Cape Town - Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team
for their Super Rugby clash against the Jaguares in Bloemfontein on Friday
Centre Francois Venter captains the side, with Springbok lock Lood
de Jager the vice-captain.
Fred Zeilinga starts at flyhalf in an exciting backline
which also features speedsters Raymond Rhule and Sergeal Petersen on the wings.
Niel Marais is the reserve flyhalf, with the coach unable
to find a spot in the team for Sias Ebersohn.
Up front, the Cheetahs will bank on the experience of De
Jager and loose forward Boom Prinsloo.
15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois
Venter (captain), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9
Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Lood de
Jager, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Charles Marais
Substitutes: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Luan de
Bruin, 19 Reniel Hugo, 20 Henco Venter, 21 Paul Schoeman, 22 Tian Meyer, 23