Several Cheetahs Changes For Bulls Clash

The Toyota Cheetahs team to take on the Bulls in their last Super Rugby match of the 2015 season on Saturday, 13 June at 17:05 at Loftus in Pretoria has been announced.  Changes to the team include Henco Venter moves up from the bench; replacing Tienie Burger,  Oupa Mohoje moves in on the bench, Sergeal Petersen moves from right to left wing replacing Cornal Hendricks, Clayton Blommetjies moves in on right wing, Willie Le Roux moves to fullback, sending Coenie Van Wyk to the bench and Renier Botha replaces Shaun Venter on the bench.

This will be the 15th Super Rugby encounter between the Bulls, and the Cheetahs since 10 February 2006.  The Bulls are leading with 13 wins to the one of the Cheetahs.  It will also be the seventh time the teams meet at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria since the first capital clash on 10 February 2007. 

The Bulls won all six previous matches on home turf.  The last time the Bulls hosted the Cheetahs, they won 26-21 on 3 May 2014.  Both teams scored two tries on that occasion.  

The Cheetahs won their only match between these two teams on 21 February 2014 at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein 15-9.  No tries was scored in this match.  The match day squad is as follows:

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

Henco Venter

 

8

NUMBER EIGHT

Niell Jordaan

 

9

SCRUMHALF

Sarel Pretorius ( vc )

 

10

FLYHALF

Niel Marais

 

1

LEFT WING

Sergeal Petersen

 

12

INSIDE CENTRE

Ryno Benjamin

 

13

OUTSIDE CENTRE

Francois Venter

 

14

RIGHT WING

Clayton Blommetjies

 

15

FULLBACK

Willie Le Roux

 

Replacements:

 

 

16.

RESERVE

Elandré Huggett

 

17.

RESERVE

Danie Mienie

 

18.

RESERVE

Ewald Van Der Westhuizen

 

19.

RESERVE

Steven Sykes

 

20.

RESERVE

Gerhard Olivier

 

21.

RESERVE

Oupa Mohoje

 

22.

RESERVE

Renier Botha

 

23.

RESERVE

Coenie Van Wyk