Brussow Back For Cheetahs

 Sep 05,2012
Written by: Robert Lemmer

Springbok flanker Heinrich Brussow has been named in the Free State Cheetahs starting XV for Saturday's Currie Cup clash with Western Province in Bloemfontein.

Brussow returns to action after recovering from a knee injury sustained in a Super Rugby match against the Sharks in July.

He replaces Frans Viljoen who drops out of the matchday 22. Former Springbok flanker Hendro Scholtz will be the loose forward cover on the replacements bench.

In other changes, Davon Raubenheimer starts at number eight in place of Kabamba Floors, who is struggling with a knee injury, while Andries Strauss also returns to the run-on side in place of Barry Geel.

15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Nico Scheepers, 13 Robert Ebersohn (captain), 12 Andries Strauss, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Davon Raubenheimer, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Hercu Liebenberg, 1 Schalk van der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 Elandre Huggett, 17 Ross Geldenhuys, 18 Waltie Vermeulen, 19 Hendro Scholtz, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Phillip Snyman, 22 Rayno Benjamin.


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