Currie Cup

Cheetahs pick for Pumas clash

2014-08-06 12:51
Torsten van Jaarsveld (Gallo Images)
Bloemfontein - Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has named his team to tackle the Pumas in their opening Currie Cup clash at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Saturday (19:10 kick-off).

Duncan takes over the coaching duties from Naka Drotské who has been sent overseas to learn new coaching methods. Drotské will return to coach the team in Super Rugby next year.

Hooker Torsten van Jaarsveld will captain the Cheetahs in this year's event.

Teams:

Pumas:


15 JW Bell, 14 Ruwellyn Isbell, 13 JW Jonker, 12 Stefan Watermeyer, 11 Rosco Speckman, 10 Justin van Staden, 9 Reynier van Rooyen, 8 Renaldo Bothma, 7 Jaco Bouwer, 6 Corne Steenkamp (captain), 5 Marius Coetzer, 4 Frikkie Spies, 3 DeJay Terblanche, 2 Francois du Toit, 1 Vincent Koch

Substitutes: 16 Frankie Herne, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Giant Mtyanda, 19 Uzair Cassiem, 20 Snake Nyoka, 21 JC Roos, 22 Jerome Pretorius   

Free State Cheetahs:

15 AJ Coertzen, 14 Rayno Benjamin, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Joubert Engelbrecht, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Willie du Plessis, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Boom Prinsloo, 7 Neil Claasen, 6 Tienie Burger, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld (captain), 1 Kevin Stevens

Substitutes: 16 Hercu Liebenberg, 17 Bees Roux, 18 Waltie Vermeulen, 19 Henco Venter, 20 Renier Botha, 21 Elgar Watts, 22 JP du Plessis

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