Griquas make wholesale changes for WP clash
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Griquas have made several changes to the starting XV for their Currie Cup encounter against Western Province on Wednesday.
In the backline, Ashlon Davids takes the place of Masixole Banda at fullback and Andre Swarts makes way for Johnathan Francke in the midfield.
The Kimberley side will field a new-look pack.
The front row of Janu Botha, Janco Uys and Mox Mxoli will get a start ahead of Andries Schutte, Hendrick Luus and Andrew Beerwinkel, who move the bench
Mzwanele Zito joins Cameron Lindsay in the second-row combo.
In the loose trio, captain Ruan Steenkamp moves from flank to No.8.
While Hanru Sirgel and Gideon Van Der Merwe will complete the back row.
Griquas will be desperate for a victory following their defeat to Pumas last week.
Griquas: 15 Ashlon Davids, 14 Daniel Kasende, 13 Jay-Cee Nel, 12 Johnathan Francke, 11 Eduan Keyter, 10 George Whitehead, 9 Stefan Ungerer, 8 Ruan Steenkamp (captain), 7 Hanru Sirgel, 6 Gideon Van Der Merwe, 5 Cameron Lindsay, 4 Mzwanele Zito, 3 Janu Botha, 2 Janco Uys, 1 Mox Mxoli
Replacements: 16 HJ Luus, 17 Andrew Beerwinkel, 18 Andries Schutte, 19 Jeandre Leonard, 20 Sibabalo Qoma, 21 Raegan Oranje, 22 Tinus De Beer, 23 Ederies Arendse, 24 Tijde Visser, 25 Luyolo Dapula, 26 Christopher Hollis
Date: Wednesday, July 7
Venue: Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town
Kick-off: 15.45 (13.45 GMT)
Referee: Aimee Barrett-Theron
Assistant Referees: Local
TMO: Cwengile Jadezweni