Griffons bring in Bok wing for Cheetahs clash
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: There are two changes to the Griffons’ starting team for their Currie Cup Round Two clash against the Cheetahs in Welkom on Sunday.
One of those changes is the inclusion of Springbok wing Jamba Ulengo.
Ulengo previously represented the Bulls, Lions and Cheetahs.
He has only been capped once at Test level and that was against Wales in Cardiff at the end of 2016.
The other change is in the pack where Mitchell Carstens takes over the No.6 jersey from Thato Mavundla.
The Griffons, who were last year’s First Division champions, started their Currie Cup campaign with a 16-32 defeat to the Sharks in Durban in Round One.
Griffons: 15 Domenic Smit, 14 Duren Hoffman, 13 Carel-Jan Coetzee, 12 Marquit September, 11 Jamba Ulengo, 10 Duan Pretorius, 9 Jaywinn Juries, 8 Sokhuphumla Xakalashe, 7 Jean Pretorius, 6 Mitchell Carstens, 5 Michael Benadie, 4 Jaco Willemse, 3 Doctor Booysen, 2 Dandre Delport, 1 Stephan De Jager.
Replacements: 16 HP Van Schoor, 17 Xolani Jacobs, 18 Buhle Nojekwa, 19 Wikus Nieuwenhuis, 20 Thato Mavundla, 21 Richman Gora, 22 Robbie Petzer, 23 Keanu Vers.
Date: Sunday, March 19
Venue: North-West Stadium, Welkom
Kick-off: 14.00 (12.00 GMT)
Referee: Paul Mente
Assistant referees: Local
TMO: Christie du Preez