Currie Cup

Brummer wants Super 15 shot

2014-08-08 10:31
Francois Brummer (Gallo)
Cape Town - Griquas flyhalf Francois Brummer has made it his mission to play for a Super Rugby franchise next season.

The 25-year-old will start at No 10 for Griquas when they kick off their Currie Cup campaign against the Sharks in Kimberley on Saturday.

According to Volksblad, Brummer recently extended his contract with Griquas until the end of next year.

However, there is a clause in his contract which allows him to join any Super Rugby team.

If the Cheetahs do not call on Brummer's services he would be happy to help out at any other Super-team.

"I really want to play Super Rugby and feel I haven't yet received a fair chance. The Cheetahs are my first choice, but I'll play where I can if it's not with them," said Brummer.

At the Cheetahs franchise, he will compete for a flyhalf birth with Elgar Watts, Willie du Plessis and Joe Pietersen.

Pietersen, a former Stormers stalwart, will join the Cheetahs next year from French club, Biarritz.

Teams:

Griquas:

15 Nico Scheepers, 14 Danie Dames, 13 Jonathan Francke, 12 Wayne Stevens (captain), 11 Rocco Jansen, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Carel Greeff, 7 Hilton Lobberts, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Jaco Nepgen, 4 Boela Serfontein, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Ryno Barnes, 1 Steph Roberts.

Substitutes: 16 Simon Westraadt, 18 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 19 Hugo Kloppers, 20 RJ Liebenberg, 21 Abrie Griesel, 22 Marais Schmidt, 23 Ederies Arendse

Sharks:

15. SP Marais, 14. Odwa Ndungane, 13. S’bura Sithole, 12. Paul Jordaan, 11. Tonderai Chavhanga, 10. Fred Zeilinga, 9. Cameron Wright, 8. Tera Mtembu (captain), 7. Etienne Oosthuizen, 6. Jacques Botes, 5. Stephan Lewies, 4. Marco Wentzel, 3. Lourens Adriaanse, 2. Kyle Cooper, 1. Thomas du Toit

Substitutes: 16. Monde Hadebe, 17. Dale Chadwick, 18. Matt Stevens, 19. JC Astle, 20. Francois Kleinhans, 21. Hanco Venter, 22. Lionel Cronjé

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