Cheetahs Make Changes

The Toyota Cheetahs will be facing the Waratahs in their last home game of the season on Saturday, 6 June at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein.   Danie Mienie will start and BG Uys moves to the bench with Tienie Burger and Boom Prinsloo swapping places on the flank.  Niell Jordaan will make his Super Rugby debut as eighthman, which puts Joe Pietersen on the bench.  Sarel Pretorius is back in the starting line-up as scrumhalf and Cornal Hendricks will start on left wing, replacing Raymond Rhule (knee injury).

Rayno Benjamin moves up from the bench replacing Michael Van Der Spuy while Coenie Van Wyk will start as fullback replacing Clayton Blommetjies.  On the reserves bench Elandre Hugget will be taking Stephan Coetzee’s seat, Gerhard Olivier replaces Carel Greeff and Shaun Venter will also be on the bench

The Vodacom Super Rugby game kicks off at 15:00.  A South African Air Force team and the Free State Rural team will be playing in a curtain raiser at 12:30. 

Gates open at 12:00.   Everyone is welcome at the Sparta Braai Area – come and buy a steak and braai it yourself.  Bok van Blerk will provide entertainment on the Castle Deck after the match.  Ticket prices are as follows:  R80 – Main Stand, R60 – Open Stand (adults) and R20 for students and kids.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.fscheetahs.co.za or at the Ticket office at Gate 8 (Att Horak Avenue) at the Free State Stadium.    

No.

Position

name

1

LOOSEHEAD PROP

BG Uys

2

HOOKER

Torsten Van Jaarsveld

3

TIGHTHEAD PROP

Maks Van Dyk

4

LEFT LOCK

Carl Wegner

5

RIGHT LOCK

Francois Uys ( c )

6

LEFT FLANKER

Boom Prinsloo

7

RIGHT FLANKER

Tienie Burger

8

NUMBER EIGHT

Niell Jordaan

9

SCRUMHALF

Sarel Pretorius ( vc )

10

FLYHALF

Niel Marais

11

LEFT WING

Cornal Hendricks

12

INSIDE CENTRE

Ryno Benjamin

13

OUTSIDE CENTRE

Francois Venter

14

RIGHT WING

Sergeal Petersen

15

FULLBACK

Coenie Van Wyk

Replacements:

 

16.

RESERVE

Elandré Huggett

17.

RESERVE

Danie Mienie

18.

RESERVE

Ewald VanDer Westhuizen

19.

RESERVE

Steven Sykes

20.

RESERVE

Gerhard Olivier

21.

RESERVE

Henco Venter

22.

RESERVE

Shaun Venter

23.

RESERVE

Joe Pietersen