Cheetahs Change For Stormers

 Jul 03,2012
Written by: Quintin van Jaarsveld

The Cheetahs have made three changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s South African derby against the Stormers in Bloemfontein.

After starting last weekend, Ashley Johnson reverts to his familiar role as super sub with Justin Downey taking ownership of the number eight jersey.

Cameron Jacobs replaces Rocco Jansen on the left wing and Barry Geel gets a rare opportunity in the run-on side in place of Andries Strauss.

Cheetahs: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Philip Snyman, 13 Robert Ebersohn, 12 Barry Geel, 11 Cameron Jacobs, 10 Riaan Smit,  9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Justin Downey, 7 Pieter Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen,  4 Andries Ferreira (George Earle), 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Trevor Nyakane.
Replacements: 16 Hercu Liebenberg, 17 WP Nel, 18 George Earle (Waltie Vermeulen), 19 Ashley Johnson, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Sias Ebersohn, 22 Nico Scheepers.

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