The Last game of the weekend’s opening round of the ABSA Currie Cup will be the Steval Pumas taking on the Cheetahs in Nelspruit.
The Pumas was most impressive last year in the First Division and qualified for the ABSA Premiere League through two promotion relegation matches against the last placed Griquas team who ended last in the Currie Cup.
The step up to Premiere league will be a huge adjustment for the Pumas as they would have seen from last night game from the Western Province and EP Kings game.
The Cheetahs will want to start with a away win and this should be and interesting game for both teams.
Pumas Team :
JW Bell; Ruwellyn Isbel, JW Jonker, Stefan Watermeyer, Rosko Speckman; Justin van Staden, Reynier van Rooyen; Renaldo Bothma, Jaco Bouwer, Corné Steenkamp, Frikkie Spies, Marius Coetzer, DeeJay Terblanche, Francois du Toit, Vincent Koch.
Frankie Herne, Corné Fourie, Giant Mtyanda, Uzair Cassiem, Snake Nyoka, JC Roos, Trompie Pretorius.
AJ Coertzen; Rayno Benjamin, Francois Venter, Joubert Engelbrecht, Raymond Rhule; Willie du Plessis, Sarel Prinsloo; Boom Prinsloo, Neil Claasen, Tienie Burger, Francois Uys, Carl Wegner, Luan de Bruin, Torsten van Jaarsveld ©, Kevin Stevens.
Hercu Liebenberg, Bees Roux, Waltie Vermeulen, Henco Venter, Renier Botha, Elgar Watts, JP du Plessis.