Cheetahs Boks ready for action
Cape Town - The Cheetahs have thrown their Springboks straight back into the mix for their Super Rugby clash against the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
Willie le Roux, Adriaan Strauss
, Piet van Zyl and Coenie Oosthuizen
, who all got game time for the Boks in the recent Incoming Series, have been included in the starting team, while Trevor Nyakane - who also made his Test debut - will start on the bench.
Pieter "Lappies" Labuschagne, Robert Ebersohn and Lourens Adriaanse are also included, having also spent time as part of the national set-up.
The Cheetahs are currently fifth on the overall Super Rugby log
, with nine wins from 14 games and are in with a shout of making the playoffs for the first time.
The clash at Newlands kicks off at 19:15 on Saturday.Teams:
Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Riaan Smit, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Pieter Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Rynhardt Landman, 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss
(captain), 1 Coenie Oosthuizen
Substitutes: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Petrus Vermeulen, 19 Johannes Prinsloo, 20 Sarel Pretorius
, 21 Elgar Watts, 22 Howard Mnisi.