Tue 20 Jul 2021 | 12:08

Cheetahs change two for WP clash

Cheetahs change two for WP clash
Tue 20 Jul 2021 | 12:08
Cheetahs change two for WP clash
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TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Cheetahs head coach Hawies Fourie has revealed his team to face Western Province in a Currie Cup match in Bloemfontein on Wednesday.

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There are two changes to the starting XV that edged the Pumas 17-16 in their last fixture.

In the midfield, David Brits gets the No.13 jersey from Lesley Botha.

The other change is in the back row where Junior Pokomela gets the No.7 with Jacques Potgieter dropping to the bench.

On the bench, Cameron Dawson replaces Schalk Ferreira and Reinhardt Fortuin and Chris Smit will provide cover for the backline.

Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Duncan Saal, 13 David Brits, 12 Siya Masuku, 11 Cohen Jasper, 10 Brandon Thomson, 9 Ruan Pienaar (captain), 8 Aidon Davis, 7 Junior Pokomela, 6 Jeandré Rudolph, 5 Jean Droste, 4 Rynier Bernardo, 3 Hencus van Wyk, 2 Marnus van der Merwe, 1 Aluluthu Tshakweni.
Replacements: 16 Louis van der Westhuizen, 17 Cameron Dawson, 18 Conraad van Vuuren, 19 Victor Sekekete, 20 Jacques Potgieter, 21 Zinedine Booysen, 22 Reinhardt Fortuin, 23 Chris Smit.

Date: Wednesday, July 21
Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Kick-off: 16.45 (14.45 GMT)
Referee: Morné Ferreira
Assistant referees: Local appointments
TMO: Marius van der Westhuizen

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