Cape Town - Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has released his
playing squad for the upcoming Currie Cup season on Friday.
Seven players in the group are
still eligible for the WP Under-21 team - including star wing Cheslin Kolbe
- but the likes of Sti Sithole, Jean Kleyn, Jurie van Vuuren, Sikhumbuzo Notshe
and Robert du Preez are all uncapped at Currie Cup level.
Injured players, Steven
Kitshoff and Ryno Eksteen, will take no part in the Currie Cup, but
new wing signing William Ambaka Ndayara has been named in the group along with
Dillyn Leyds who is set to return to Cape Town from the Western Force.
Western Province will get
their Currie Cup campaign underway against the Eastern Province Kings
in Port Elizabeth on Friday, 8 August.
The 2014 Province captain will
be announced on 4 August 4 with the first matchday squad - to take on
the Kings - being announced the following day.
WP Currie Cup squad:
Justin Ackerman, Willy Ambaka, Ruan Botha, Manuel Carizza, Nizaam Carr, Demetri Catrakilis, Pat Cilliers, Stephan Coetzee, Kurt Coleman, Damian De Allende, Juan De Jongh, Jean De Villiers, Robert Du Preez, Rynhardt Elstadt, Eben Etzebeth, Tazz Fuzani, Gerbrandt Grobler, Nic Groom, Brok Harris, Pat Howard, Oliver Kebble, Rohan Kitshoff, Jean Kleyn, Cheslin Kolbe, Siya Kolisi, Dillyn Leyds, Tiaan Liebenberg, Frans Malherbe, Godlen Masimla, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Siya Ntubeni, Neil Rautenbach, Michael Rhodes, Louis Schreuder, Seabelo Senatla, Sti Sithole, Rayn Smid, De Kock Steenkamp, Jaco Taute, Michael van der Spuy, Chevandre van Schoor, Jurie van Vuuren, Kobus van Wyk, Alistair Vermaak, Duane Vermeulen, Michael Willemse, Devon Williams