Currie Cup

FS change one for Griquas

2013-08-28 13:47
Naka Drotské (Gallo Images)
Bloemfontein - Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské made one change to his starting line-up for their Currie Cup encounter against the Griquas at the Free State Stadium on Saturday.

Tighthead prop Rossouw de Klerk will replace Caylib Oosthuizen following the Cheetahs' 18-15 defeat to the Sharks in Bloemfontein last Friday.

Oosthuizen injured his shoulder in a freak accident in training this week.

"Rossouw has done well in the games he played for the Griffons in the Currie Cup First Division. He deserves a chance," said Drotské.

"Caylib knows what the situation is and we trust he will work hard to regain his place."

De Klerk's inclusion sees prop Trevor Nyakane also move to loosehead.

"Trevor did very well against the Sharks and he showed that he wants to play rugby," said Drotské.

"His versatility is such a huge plus for the side. We look forward to another good performance by him."

Lock Waltie Vermeulen recovered from a mouth-injury and will play off the bench.

Saturday's clash kicks off at 15:00.

Teams:

Free State Cheetahs:

15  Hennie Daniller, 14 Riaan Smit, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Elgar Watts, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Boom Prinsloo (captain), 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Teboho Mohoje, 3 Rossouw de Klerk, 2 Hercu Liebenberg, 1 Trevor Nyakane

Substitutes: 16 Ethienne Reynecke, 16 Wian du Preez, 18 Waltie Vermeulen, 19 Davon Raubenheimer, 20 Kevin Luiters, 21 Willie du Plessis, 22 Piet Lindeque

Griquas:


15 PJ Vermeulen, 14 Nico Scheepers, 13 JP Nel, 12 Howard Mnisi, 11 Rocco Jansen, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Marnus Hugo, 8 Leon Karemaker, 7 Burger Schoeman, 6 Carel Greeff, 5 Rory Arnold, 4 Hilton Lobberts, 3 Nick Schonert, 2 Ryno Barnes (captain), 1 Steph Roberts

Substitutes: 16 Matthew Dobson, 17 Brummer Badenhorst, 18 Patrick O’Brien, 19 Marnus Schoeman, 20 Jacques Coetzee, 21 Du Randt Gerber, 22 Richard Lawson

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