Oupa leads Cheetahs against Bulls
Cape Town - Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team
for their final 2016 Super Rugby clash against the Bulls in Bloemfontein on
Saturday (19:15 kick-off).
Smith made a few changes from the team that went down to the
Sharks in Durban last weekend.
Flank Oupa Mohoje takes over the captaincy from Francois
Venter who sustained concussion during the match against the Sharks.
Up front, Charles Marais starts at loosehead prop in place
of Ox Nche, while Armandt Koster replaces Carl Wegner at lock.
In the backline, William Small-Smith takes Venter’s spot at
outside centre. He will also be the vice-captain
Wing Rayno Benjamin is chosen on the bench, making his
return to Super Rugby after being sidelined due to an injury.
15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 William
Small-Smith, 12 Michael van der Spuy, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9
Shaun Venter, 8 Paul Schoeman, 7 Oupa Mohoje (captain), 6 Uzair Cassiem, 5
Francois Uys, 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Maks van Dyks, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1
Substitutes: 16 Joseph Dweba, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Johan Coetzee,
19 Reniel Hugo, 20 Henco Venter, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 George Whitehead, 23 Rayno
15 Jesse Kriel, 14 Jamba Ulengo, 13 Dries Swanepoel, 12
Burger Odendaal, 11 Travis Ismaiel, 10 Tian Schoeman, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Renaldo
Bothma, 7 Jannes Kirsten, 6 Lappies Labuschagne, 5 Marvin Orie, 4 Jason
Jenkins, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Pierre Schoeman
Substitutes: 16 Bandise Maku, 17 Nqoba Mxoli, 18 Werner
Kruger, 19 Grant Hattingh, 20 Arno Botha, 21 Rudy Paige, 22 Francois Brummer,
23 SP Marais