Cheetahs reveal team for Sharks clash
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Cheetahs head coach Hawies Fourie has revealed his team for their match against the Sharks in Durban on Friday.
The fixture is one of two warm-up matches the Cheetahs will play ahead of their Challenge Cup campaign which begins in December.
Friday’s clash will be divided into three chukkas of 30 minutes each which Fourie will use to see all the players in action.
The Cheetahs will enter the match with a front row consisting of Hencus van Wyk, Marnus van der Merwe and Schalk Ferreira.
In the second row, Victor Sekekete will partner Zito Mzwanele.
Jeandré Rudolph is at No.8 with Oupa Mohoje and Daniel Maartens on the flanks.
Ruan Pienaar will wear the No.9 jersey and his halfback partner will be Siya Masuku.
David Brits and Reinhardt Fortuin will form a midfield combination and Andell Loubser, Dan Kasende and Tapiwa Mafura are the back three.
Cheetahs: 15 Andell Loubser, 14 Dan Kasende, 13 David Brits, 12 Reinhardt Fortuin, 11 Tapiwa Mafura, 10 Siya Masuku, 9 Ruan Pienaar, 8 Jeandré Rudolph, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Daniel Maartens, 5 Victor Sekekete, 4 Zito Mzwanele, 3 Hencus van Wyk, 2 Marnus van der Merwe, 1 Schalk Ferreira.
Replacements – from: Marko Janse van Rensburg, Mzamo Majola, Marne Coetzee, Rynier Bernardo, Siba Qoma, Roelof Smit, Janus Venter, Rewan Kruger, George Lourens, Robert Ebersohn, Evardi Boshoff, Munier Hartzenberg, Cohen Jasper.
Date: Friday, November 18
Venue: Kings Park, Durban
Kick-off: 15.00 (13.00 GMT)
Assistant referees: TBC