Currie Cup

Pumas’ Bok set for milestone

2015-09-25 13:00
Vincent Koch (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Springbok prop Vincent Koch will make his 50th appearance for the Pumas when they tackle Western Province in a Currie Cup clash at Newlands on Saturday.

The 25-year-old played two Tests for the Boks this year, as well as a friendly clash against the World XV.

However, he failed to make the Springboks’ final Rugby World Cup squad and was released for Currie Cup duty.

He will face familiar foes at Newlands on Saturday, having featured as a loan player for the Stormers in this year’s Super Rugby competition.

He will return to the Stormers for next year’s Super Rugby season.

Kick-off for Saturday’s clash at Newlands is scheduled for 15:00.


Western Province:

15. Dillyn Leyds, 14. Kobus van Wyk, 13. Johnny Kotze, 12. Huw Jones, 11. Seabelo Senatla, 10. Robert du Preez, 9. Jano Vermaak, 8. Nizaam Carr (captain), 7. Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 6. Chris Cloete, 5. Ruan Botha, 4. Jan de Klerk, 3. Wilco Louw, 2. Bongi Mbonambi, 1. Oli Kebble

Substitutes:16. Michael Willemse, 17. Ali Vermaak, 18. Jean Kleyn, 19. Jurie van Vuuren, 20. Nic Groom, 21. Demetri Catrakilis, 22. Jaco Taute


15 Hoffmann Maritz, 14 Bernado Botha, 13 Jerome Pretorius, 12 Wilmaure Louw, 11 Rosko Specman, 10 Justin van Staden, 9 Faf de Klerk (captain), 8 Jason-Colin Fraser, 7 Jaco Bouwer, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Marius Coetzer, 4 Lubabalo Mtyanda, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Frank Herne, 1 Corne Fourie

Substitutes: 16 Simon Westraadt, 17 Khwezi Mona, 18 Rudi Mathee, 19 Uzair Cassiem, 20 Johan Herbst, 21 Hennie Skorbinski, 22 Deon Helberg

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