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Currie Cup SF – Leyds and Agustus back for Province


Defending champions Western Province have made four changes to their side to host the Blue Bulls in the second semi final this weekend.

Coach Dobson have selected Leyds and Agustus to start this weekend with Dan Kriel and Mbonambi also returning to the starting fifteen.

Agustus are coming in for Notshe who is battling with a knee injury.

Dobson said that his side are looking forward to playing a home semi-final at Newlands.

“We have worked hard this season to earn the right to play at Newlands this weekend, so we intend to make the most of that opportunity,” he commented.

“It was tough to select this team, with some quality players left out, but we are very excited to see what they are capable of in what is obviously a big game.”

Western Province: 15 Dillyn Leyds, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Ruhan Nel, 12 Dan Kriel, 11 SP Marais, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Herschel Jantjies, 8 Juarno Augustus, 7 Ernst van Rhyn, 6 Kobus van Dyk, 5 JD Schickerling, 4 Chris van Zyl (c), 3 Wilco Louw, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Ali Vermaak
Replacements: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Michael Kumbirai, 19 Salmaan Moerat, 20 Jaco Coetzee, 21 Paul de Wet, 22 Josh Stander, 23 JJ Engelbrecht

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