Jaguares ring the changes for Bulls clash

    2020-02-28 08:42

    Cape Town - Jaguares coach Gonzalo Quesada has made several changes to his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.

    Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions tickets in South Africa 2021

    In total, there are nine changes to the team that lost 17-7 to the Stormers in Cape Town last weekend.

    Up front, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Francisco Gorrissen, Tomas Lezana and Rodrigo Bruni are the only survivors, while in the backline Emiliano Boffelli and Sebastian Cancelliere keep their spots in the starting XV.

    Forwards Julian Montoya, Guido Petti, Marcos Kremer and Joel Sclavi are all starting this week, while in the backline there is a new halfback pairing in the form of Gonzalo Bertranou and Joaquin Diaz Bonilla.

    Boffelli moves from fullback to left wing and Cancelliere takes over the No 14 jersey. Matias Moroni and Jeronimo de la Fuente will form a formidable midfield combination.

    Santiago Carreras takes over the No 15 jersey.

    Saturday's clash at Loftus Versfeld is scheduled for 17:15.



    15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Nafi Tuitavake, 12 Johnny Kotze, 11 Rosko Specman, 10 Morne Steyn, 9 Embrose Papier, 8 Jeandre Rudolph, 7 Josh Strauss, 6 Marco van Staden, 5 Juandre Kruger, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Trevor Nyakane (captain), 2 Jaco Visagie, 1 Lizo Gqoboka 

    Substitutes: 16 Corniel Els, 17 Gerhard Steenekamp, 18 Wiehahn Herbst, 19 Ruan Nortje, 20 Ruan Steenkamp, 21 Ivan van Zyl, 22 Manie Libbok, 23 Divan Rossouw


    15 Santiago Carreras, 14 Sebastian Cancelliere, 13 Matias Moroni, 12 Jeronimo de la Fuente (captain), 11 Emiliano Boffelli, 10 Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, 9 Gonzalo Bertranou, 8 Rodrigo Bruni, 7 Tomas Lezana, 6 Francisco Gorrissen, 5 Marcos Kremer, 4 Guido Petti, 3 Joel Sclavi, 2 Julian Montoya, 1 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro

    Substitutes: 16 Santiago Socino, 17 Mayco Viyas, 18 Santiago Medrano, 19 Lucas Paulos, 20 Bautista Pedemonte, 21 Domingo Miotti, 22 Juan Cruz Mallia, 23 Santiago Chocobare

    Read News24’s Comments Policy


    Saturday, 11 April 2020
    • Blues v Hurricanes, 06:45
    • Reds v Rebels, 11:15
    • Sharks v Waratahs, 15:05
    • Bulls v Lions, 17:15
    Sunday, 12 April 2020
    • Brumbies v Jaguares, 08:05
    Friday, 17 April 2020
    • Hurricanes v Highlanders, 09:05
    • Rebels v Crusaders, 11:15


    Rank Team P W Pts
    • Sharks (Q)
    • Stormers (wc)
    • Jaguares (wc)
    • Bulls
    • Lions

    Opinion Poll

    After 6 weeks of Super Rugby action, which South African team appears most likely to challenge for overall honours?

    There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.