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
Kick-off for Saturday’s clash at Newlands is scheduled for
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
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