Viljoen in for Cheetahs

 May 08,2013
Written by: Editor

The Cheetahs have made one change to their team that returns to Super Rugby action this Friday, as Frans Viljoen starts at blindside flanker.

Head coach Naka Drotské has chosen Viljoen to replace the injured Lappies Labuschagné and he will form a back-row trio with Phillip van der Walt and Heinrich Brussow against the Hurricanes.

There is also one change on the bench this week as Sarel Pretorius returns, taking the place of Tewis de Bruyn in jersey number 20.

Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 Johan Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Burton Francis, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Phillip van der Walt, 7 Frans Viljoen, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss (capt), 1 Coenie Oosthuisen.
Replacements: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Landman Ligtoring, 19 Boom Prinsloo, 20 Sarel Pretorius, 21 Elgar Watts, 22 Ryno Benjamin.

Date: Friday, May 10
Kick-off: 19:10 local (18:10 BST, 17:10 GMT)
Venue: Free State Stadium
Referee: Stuart Berry
Assistant Referees: Lourens van der Merwe and Francois de Bruin
TMO: Gerrie Coetzee 

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