Last week the Free State Cheetahs gave a strong Sharks team a heavy scared running them close in Bloemfontein. The young side would have gained a lot of experiece which they will surely take to thsi weeks clash against the Golden Lions.
Coach Daan Human has announced his team with two changes. Stephan Malan will be replacing Gerhard Olivier who joined the Toyota Cheetahs for the Guinness PRO14 in Wales. Abongile Monkontwane moves up from the bench. Nardus Erasmus will be making his Currie Cup debut when he sets foot to field.
The Toyota Free State Cheetahs u.19 and u.21 teams will be travelling to Cape Town to take on their counterparts from Western Province. The u.19 game kicks off at 13:30 and the u.21 at 15:00 at City Park in Athlone.
Free State Cheetahs: Kevin Stevens, Reincah Venter, Gunther Janse van Vuuren, Louis Conradie, Dennis Vissier, Abongile Nonkontwane, Stephan Malan, Niell Jordaan, Rudy Paige (Captain), Louis Fouche, Lloyd Greeff, Tertius Kruger, Carel-Jan Coetzee, Ali Mgijima, Adriaan Carelse
Replacements: Jannes Snyman, Johan Kotze, Luigy van Jaarsveld, Nardus Erasmus, Dian Badenhorst, Vuyani Maqina, Reinhart Erwee