Pumas make wholesale changes for Bulls
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Pumas made seven changes for their final Super Rugby Unlocked fixture against the Bulls in Pretoria on Saturday.
Coach Jimmy Stonehouse’s side features a new front row with hooker HP van Schoor and props Morgan Naude and Ruan Kramer.
While flank Phumzile Maqondwana and No.8 Willie Engelbrecht start in the loose trio.
The two changes in the backline are at scrumhalf, where Chriswill September replaces Ginter Smuts, who has been included among the replacements bench.
At wing, Luther Obi comes in for the injured Neil Maritz.
Pumas: 15 Devon Williams, 14 Luther Obi, 13 Erich Cronje, 12 Wayne van der Bank, 11 Etienne Taljaard, 10 Theo Boshoff, 9 Chriswill September, 8 Willie Engelbrecht, 7 Phumzile Maqondwana, 6 Francois Kleinhans, 5 Pieter Jansen van Vuren (captain), 4 Darrien Landsburg, 3 Ruan Kramer, 2 HP van Schoor, 1 Morgan Naude.
Replacements: 16 Marko Janse van Rensburg, 17 Ig Prinsloo, 18 Brandon Valentyn, 19 Daniel Maartens, 20 Ginter Smuts, 21 Ali Mgijima, 22 Tapiwa Mafura, 22 Liam Hendricks.
Date: Saturday, November 21
Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 14.00 (12.00 GMT)
Referee: Aimee Barrett-Theron
Assistant referees: Rasta Rasivhenge, Cwengile Jadezweni
TMO: Marius van der Westhuizen