Currie Cup

Liebenberg completes comeback

2016-04-14 08:55
Tiaan Liebenberg (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former Springbok hooker Tiaan Liebenberg will make his return to rugby this weekend when the Free State XV tackle the Blue Bulls in Provincial Cup match Pretoria on Saturday.

Liebenberg, 34, retired from rugby after injuring his back in a Currie Cup game for Western Province in 2014.

But he decided to make a return to the game and has been training with Free State these last few months.

Hewas on Wednesday included on the Free State XV’s bench for this weekend’s game.

Liebenberg, who played five Tests for the Springboks in 2012, joined WP from Griquas in 2006, playing for the Cape franchise for eight years.

Free State XV team:

15 Reinardt Erwee, 14 Lorenzo Gordon, 13 Carl-Jan Coetzee, 12 Tertius Kruger, 11 Maphuta Dolo, 10 Pieter-Steyn de Wet, 9 JP Smith, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Tienie Burger, 6 Ntokozo Vidima, 5 Reniel Hugo (captain), 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Yosuke Takahasi, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Ox Nche

Substitutes: 16 Tiaan Liebenberg, 17 BG Uys, 18 Gunther Janse van Vuuren, 19 Justin Basson, 20 Refuoe Rampeta, 21 Renier Botha, 22 Darren Baron

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