Cheetahs Change Four For Sharks

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has made four changes to his side for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Bloemfontein.  This will be the Cheetahs’ last Currie Cup home game of the season.   Neill Jordaan will be replacing De Wet Kruger at eighthman, Boom Prinsloo has been declared fit and will be replacing Gerhard Olivier on the flank.

Olivier will be replacing Ruan Van Rensburg on the bench.  Armandt Koster will be replacing Reniel Hugo at lock with Hugo moving to the bench, in the place of Willem Serfontein.  Jacques Du Toit was selected in the starting line-up with Neil Rautenbach on the bench, replacing Chase Morison.  BG Uys and Teunis Nieuwoudt switch places with Uys in the starting line-up.

 

Gates open at 11:00 and 12:00 the Free State Cheetahs under-21 team will be taking on their opponents from the Sharks.  The under-19’s will be playing at the same time against the Sharks at Old Grey’s.  Tickets for the match are R60 for the main stand, R50 for adults on the open stand. 

Students pay R30 and kids R10.  Adults and students get R10 discount per ticket purchased at the ticket office before match day.

 

The Free State Cheetahs match day squad is as follows:

15

Full back

Blommetjies

Clayton

14

Right wing

Petersen

Sergeal

13

Right centre

Venter

Francois ( vc )

12

Left centre

Benjamin

Ryno

11

Left wing

Rhule

Raymond

10

Fly half

Ebersohn

Sias

9

Scrum half

Venter

Shaun

8

Number eight

Jordaan

Niell

7

Right flanker

Mohoje

Oupa

6

Left flanker

Prinsloo

Boom

5

Right lock

Uys

Francois ( c )

4

Left lock

Koster

Armandt

3

Tight head prop

De Bruin

Luan

2

Hooker

Du Toit

Jacques

1

Loose head prop

Uys

BG

Replacements

 

16

Hooker

Rautenbach

Neil

17

Prop

Nieuwoudt

Teunis

18

Utility Forward

Hugo

Reniel

19

Utility Forward

Ngoza

Freddy

20

Utility Forward

Olivier

Gerhard

21

Utility back

Van Rensburg

Ruan

22

Utility back

Marais

Niel

23

Utility back

Coertzen

AJ

24

Utility Forward

Serfontein

Willem