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Liebenberg out of Sharks game

2014-10-11 16:32

Cape Town - Western Province hooker Tiaan Liebenberg has been ruled out of their Currie Cup clash against the Sharks at Newlands.

WP announced the decision via their official Twitter page shortly before the 17:05 kick-off on Saturday.

Liebenberg was expected to make his comeback after a long injury layoff. He will be replaced in the starting team by Neil Rautenbach, with Stephan Coetzee coming onto the bench.

WP, who are assured of top spot on the log, picked a second-string outfit for the clash.

Teams:


Western Province
15. Dillyn Leyds, 14. EW Viljoen, 13. Pat Howard, 12. Michael van der Spuy, 11. Devon Williams, 10. Kurt Coleman, 9. Louis Schreuder, 8. Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 7. Rynhardt Elstadt, 6. Rohan Kitshoff, 5. Gerbrandt Grobler, 4. Jurie van Vuuren, 3. Brok Harris (captain), 2. Neil Rautenbach, 1. Oli Kebble

Substitutes: 16. Stephan Coetzee , 17. Justin Ackerman, 18. Gavin Annandale, 19. Anton van Zyl, 20. Patrick O’Brien, 21. Godlen Masimla, 22. Chevandre van Schoor

Sharks
15. SP Marais, 14. Tonderai Chavhanga, 13. S’bura Sithole, 12. Andre Esterhuizen, 11. Lwazi Mvovo, 10. Lionel Cronje, 9. Cobus Reinach, 8. Tera Mtembu (captain), 7. Etienne Oosthuizen, 6. Jacques Botes, 5. Marco Wentzel, 4. Stephan Lewies, 3. Matt Stevens, 2. Monde Hadebe, 1. Thomas du Toit

Substitutes: 16. Franco Marais, 17. Dale Chadwick, 18. Lourens Adriaanse, 19. JC Astle, 20. Khaya Majola, 21. Conrad Hoffmann, 22. Fred Zeiling

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