PRO14

Munster pick 2 SA players to face Cheetahs

2018-08-31 14:10
Johann van Graan (Getty Images)

Limerick - Munster coach Johann van Graan has named his side to face Cheetahs in the first round of the PRO14 at Thomond Park on Saturday.

The former Springbok assistant coach has included two South African-born players in his match-day squad: Springbok No 8 Arno Botha, who recently signed from London Irish and lock Jean Kleyn, a former Western Province player.

Saturday’s clash is scheduled for 18:15 (SA time).

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Teams:

Munster

15 Mike Haley, 14 Darren Sweetnam, 13 Dan Goggin, 12 Rory Scannell, 11 Shane Daly, 10 JJ Hanrahan, 9 Neil Cronin, 8 Arno Botha, 7 Tommy O’Donnell, 6 Dave O’Callaghan, 5 Billy Holland (captain), 4 Jean Kleyn, 3 John Ryan, 2 Mike Sherry, 1 Dave Kilcoyne

Substitutes: 16 Rhys Marshall, 17 Brian Scott, 18 Stephen Archer, 19 Darren O’Shea, 20 Gavin Coombes, 21 James Hart, 22 Joey Carbery, 23 Sammy Arnold

Cheetahs

15 Malcolm Jaer, 14 Rabz Maxwane, 13 Benhard Janse van Rensburg, 12 Nico Lee, 11 William Small-Smith, 10 Tian Schoeman, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Oupa Mohoje (captain), 6 Junior Pokomela, 5 JP du Preez 4 Justin Basson, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 Ox Nche

Substitutes: 16 Joseph Dweba, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Aranos Coetzee, 19 Walt Steenkamp, 20 Aidon Davis, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Ernst Stapelberg, 23 Ryno Eksteen

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