Currie Cup

Bulls move Nyakane to loosehead for Newlands trip

2018-10-18 14:30
Trevor Nyakane (Gallo)

Pretoria - Blue Bulls coach Pote Human has named his team for Saturday's Currie Cup semi-final against Western Province in Cape Town.

Human has made a few changes to the team that lost 34-7 in the weather-affected match against Western Province in Pretoria last weekend.

In the backline, a fit-again Duncan Mathews replaces Jamba Ulengo at right wing, while Dylan Sage comes into the midfield in place of Franco Naude, with Johnny Kotze moving from outside to inside centre.

Up front, Springbok prop Trevor Nyakane moves from tighthead to loosehead in place of the injured Matthys Basson. Dayan van der Westhuizen takes Nyakane's place at tighthead.

Kick-off for Saturday’s match at Newlands is scheduled for 17:00.

Teams:

Western Province

15 Dillyn Leyds, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 SP Marais, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Juarno Augustus, 7 Ernst van Rhyn, 6 Kobus van Dyk, 5 JD Schickerling, 4 Chris van Zyl (captain), 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Ali Vermaak

Substitutes: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Michael Kumbirai, 19 Salmaan Moerat, 20 Jaco Coetzee, 21 Paul de Wet, 22 Josh Stander, 23 JJ Engelbrecht

Blue Bulls

15 Divan Rossouw, 14 Duncan Matthews, 13 Dylan Sage, 12 Johnny Kotze, 11 Jade Stighling, 10 Manie Libbok, 9 Ivan van Zyl, 8 Hanro Liebenberg, 7 Marco van Staden, 6 Ruan Steenkamp, 5 Eli Snyman, 4 Hendre Stassen, 3 Dayan van der Westhuizen, 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Trevor Nyakane

Substitutes: 16 Edgar Marutlulle, 17 Frans van Wyk, 18 Conraad van Vuuren, 19 Ruan Nortje, 20 Nic de Jager, 21 Embrose Papier, 22 Tinus de Beer, 23 Franco Naude

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