Cheetahs Boks ready for action

    2013-06-26 12:21
    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.





    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.

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