Griquas, Cheetahs announce their teams


Henco Venter  at lock is the only change to the Free State Cheetahs’ team to face Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.

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Waltie Vermeulen will take up the space on the bench, in the only other change to the match day squad, with Clayton Blommetjies continuing at fullback after an impressive showing against the Sharks.

The Cheetahs will want to get a win against their neighbours as the are lying fifth  on the  Currie Cup log, while Griquas are winless this season after three rounds.

Free State Cheetahs
15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Rayno Benjamin, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Joubert Engelbrecht, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Willie Du Plessis, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Jean Cook, 7 Neil Claassen, 6 Tienie Burger, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Henco Venter, 3 Dolph Botha, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld (captain), 1 Kevin Stevens

Substitutes: 16 AJ Le Roux, 17 George Marich, 18 Waltie Vermeulen, 19 Vincent Jobo, 20 Shaun Venter, 21 Pieter-Steyn De Wet, 22 JP Du Plessis

GWK Griquas team to play the Toyota Free State on Saturday 30 August at GWK PARK, 15h00 in Kimberley. The team is unchanged from the one that lost against the Pumas last week in Nelspruit.

Griquas: 15.Francois Brummer,14. Ederies Arendse, 13. Johnathan Francke, 12. Wayne Stevens (captain), 11. PJ Vermeulen,10. Dean Grant ,9. Tian Meyer, 8. Carel Greeff,7. Ruaan Lerm, 6. Marnus Schoeman, 5. Jaco Nepgen, 4. Jonathan Adendorf, 3. Ewald Van Der Westhuizen, 2. Martin Bezuidenhout, 1. Steph Roberts

Substitutes: 16. Ryno Barnes, 17. Janro Van Niekerk, 18. Hugo Kloppers
19. Burger Schoeman, 20. Abrie Griesel, 21. Doppies La Grange, 22. Rocco Jansen

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