Lobberts on Cheetahs bench

    2014-05-21 10:11
    Cape Town - Springbok forward Hilton Lobberts has been picked on the Cheetahs bench for their clash against his former team, the Stormers, at Newlands on Saturday.

    Lobberts, who played two Tests for the Springboks in 2006 and 2007, replaces lock Waltie Vermeulen in one of  two changes made to the Cheetahs bench. Scrumhalf Tian Meyer also comes in for Renier Botha.

    Both Lobberts and Meyer formed part of the victorious Griquas team which thumped the Golden Lions in last Friday's Vodacom Cup final in Kimberley.

    Meanwhile, coach Naka Drotské made no changes to his run-on team which beat the Brumbies 27-21 in Bloemfontein last week.

    Wing Raymond Rhule is still struggling with an ankle injury, which means Riaan Smit retains his place on the bench.

    Kick-off for Saturday's clash at Newlands is at 17:05.



    15. Jaco Taute, 14. Damian de Allende, 13. Juan de Jongh, 12. Jean de Villiers (captain), 11. Cheslin Kolbe, 10. Kurt Coleman, 9. Nic Groom, 8. Duane Vermeulen, 7. Schalk Burger, 6. Nizaam Carr, 5. Ruan Botha, 4. Michael Rhodes, 3. Pat Cilliers, 2. Deon Fourie, 1. Alistair Vermaak

    Substitutes: 16. Stephan Coetzee, 17. Oli Kebble, 18. Brok Harris, 19. Jean Kleyn, 20. Siya Kolisi, 21. Dylon Frylinck, 22. Peter Grant, 23. Kobus van Wyk


    15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Willie le Roux, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Boom Prinsloo, 7 Teboho Mohoje, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Willem Serfontein, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Caylib Oosthuizen

    Substitutes: 16 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Maks van Dyk, 19 Hilton Lobberts, 20 Carel Greeff, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Elgar Watts, 23 Riaan Smit

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