Currie Cup

Blitzbok starts for Griquas against WP

2015-08-06 08:11
Ruhan Nel (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Griquas have named their team to face Western Province in their Currie Cup opener in Kimberley on Friday.

Scrumhalf Tian Meyer captains the team which features Springbok Sevens star Ruhan Nel in midfield.

The outside centre is set to make his debut for Griquas in the Currie Cup after being released by the Blitzbokke to play Currie Cup.

The 24-year-old Nel previously represented the Golden Lions. He has featured on the Sevens World Series circuit for the past two seasons.

Kick-off for Friday’s clash is scheduled for 15:30.

Teams:

Griquas:

15 Gouws Prinsloo, 14 Ederies Arendse, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Michael van der Spuy, 11 Ntabeni Dukisa, 10 Riaan Viljoen, 9 Tian Meyer (captain), 8 Carel Greeff, 7 Nardus van der Walt, 6 RJ Liebenberg, 5 Hugo Kloppers, 4 Stephan Greeff, 3 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 2 AJ le Roux, 1 Danie Mienie

Substitutes: 16 Martin Bezuidenhout, 17 Stephan Kotze, 18 Jaco Nepgen, 19 Leon Karemaker, 20 Rudi van Rooyen, 21 Jacquin Jansen, 22 Ngcobo Sandile

Western Province:

15. Cheslin Kolbe, 14. Dillyn Leyds, 13. Juan de Jongh (captain), 12. Jaco Taute, 11. Seabelo Senatla, 10. Demetri Catrakilis, 9. Nic Groom, 8. Nizaam Carr, 7. Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 6. Rynhardt Elstadt, 5. Ruan Botha, 4. Jean Kleyn, 3. Wilco Louw, 2. Bongi Mbonambi, 1. Oli Kebble

Substitutes (from): 16. Marius Fourie, 17. Alistair Vermaak, 18. Chris van Zyl, 19. Chris Cloete, 20. Jano Vermaak, 21. Kurt Coleman, 22. Johnny Kotze, 23. Charlie van Jaarsveld

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