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Griffons tweak for trip to Loftus

TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: The Griffons have made just two changes for their Currie Cup Round 13 face-off with the Bulls on Friday.


Marquit September is back in the No.12 shirt for the trip to Loftus Versfeld, with Jandre de Beer dropping out of the matchday 23.

The only other change is on the flank, where Thato Mavundla replaces Mitchell Carstens in an otherwise unchanged team, from that which lost 9-35 to the Sharks last week.

The Griffons are last on the standings, with no prospect of moving higher – their only win of the season against the Bulls in Welkom in the early rounds.

Griffons: 15 Duan Pretorius, 14 Domenic Smit, 13 Carel-Jan Coetzee, 12 Marquit September, 11 Randy Fielies, 10 Robbie Petzer, 9 Jaywinn Juries, 8 Sokuphumla Xakalashe, 7 Thomas Ongera, 6 Thato Mavundla, 5 Michael Benadie, 4 Rian Olivier, 3 Doctor Booysen, 2 Hendrik van Schoor, 1 Xolani Jacobs.
Replacements – from: 16 Dandre Delport, 17 Stephan de Jager, 18 Buhle Nojekwa, 19 Wikus Nieuwenhuis, 20 Ludio Williams, 21 Jean Pretorius, 22 Keanu Vers, 23 Duren Hoffman, 24 Curtly Thomas, 25 Chadley Wenn, 26 Ethan Williams.

Date: Friday, June 2
Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 17.05 (15.05 GMT)
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Assistant referees: Christopher Allison Phumzile Mbewu
TMO: AM Jacobs

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