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Cheetahs forced into changes

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Cheetahs, Currie Cup, In the news on 30 Jul 2008 at 19:34

Free State Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske was forced by national call-ups and injury into making three changes to the team that beat the Falcons last weekend and also dropped centre JW Jonker to the bench for Meyer Bosman’s return from injury.

News 24 reports that a fifth change in the team to play the Boland in Wellington on Saturday is the positional switch of No 8 Schalk van der Merwe to flank where he takes over from the injured Heinrich Brussow with Duanne Vermeulen now starting at No 8.

The call-up to the national squad of wing Jongi Nokwe and hooker Adriaan Strauss sees Fabian Juries and Richardt Strauss come into the starting line-up.

Bevin Fortuin, Eddie Fredericks, Robert Ebersohn, Meyer Bosman, Fabian Juries, Chris Rossouw, Tewis de Bruyn, Duanne Vermeulen, Schalk van der Merwe, Kabamba Floors, Barend Pieterse (capt), David de Villiers, Kobus Calldo, Richard Strauss, Wian du Preez.

Replacements: Jan du Toit, Phillip Lemmer, Flip van der Merwe, Ashley Johnson, Neil Powell, JW Jonker, Wilton Pietersen.


  • Meyer Bosman :cool: I may get some Fl points off him eventually.

    Sort of cancelled out by lack of Brussouw though.

  • Comment 1, posted at 30.07.08 19:45:46 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • hey And Richardt Strauss as well. My FL is styling.

  • Comment 2, posted at 30.07.08 19:47:03 by KSA Shark © Reply
    KSA Shark ©Head Coach
  • Good luck Vrystaat :shock:

  • Comment 3, posted at 30.07.08 20:14:35 by H.O. Reply
    H.O.Under 21 player
  • Thats a damn strong side!

  • Comment 4, posted at 30.07.08 20:17:34 by wpw Reply
    wpwAssistant coach
  • @wpw (Comment 4) : That’s what I just thought too

  • Comment 5, posted at 30.07.08 21:08:08 by robdylan Reply
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    robdylanHead Coach
  • @wpw (Comment 4) :

    @robdylan (Comment 5) :

    What do you expect when they have Barely any Boks.

    As long as the boks don’t play CC the cheetahs will be the new force in the CC.

  • Comment 6, posted at 31.07.08 07:29:23 by KSA Shark © Reply

    KSA Shark ©Head Coach

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