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Same again for Cheetahs

 Apr 29,2014
Written by: SARugby.com Editor
 

Cheetahs head coach Naka Drotske has selected the same starting XV for this Saturday's clash with the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld.

There are however three changes to the bench.

Coenie Oosthuizen returns in the 18 jersey in place of Rossouw de Klerk, while second Ligtoring Landman is also picked.

The main news however is the return of Springbok fly-half Johan Goosen to the bench, with Elgar Watts returning the starting fly-half berth.

Despite last week's win the Cheetahs are still 14th in Super Rugby, six points behind the Bulls in the South African Conference.

Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Raymond Rhule, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Ryno Benjamin, 11 Willie le Roux, 10 Elgar Watts, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Boom Prinsloo, 7 Jean Cook, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Adriaan Strauss (c), 1 Caylib Oosthuizen.
Replacements: 16 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Coenie Oosthuizen, 19 Ligtoring Landman, 20 Teboho Mohoje, 21 Shaun Venter, 22 Johan Goosen, 23 Cornal Hendricks.

Date: Saturday, May 3
Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria
Kick-off: 17:05 (local, 15:05 GMT)
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Assistant Referees: Lourens van der Merwe (South Africa), Cobus Wessels (South Africa)
TMO: Johan Greeff (South Africa)

 

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