Cheetahs flyer Jonge Nokwe returns to the Cheetahs line-up for their Super 14 pre-season friendly against the Bulls on Friday.
The Springbok speedster missed the Central franchise’s opening warm-up game last week with an ankle injury but has since returned to training and have been declared fit to face the Bulls.
Nokwe’s inclusion is a major boost for the Cheetahs backline that impressed in the 57-7 demolition of Griquas, with wing Danwell Demas and centre Corné Uys scoring a brace apiece in the match.
Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller,14 Danwel Demas, 13 Piet van Zyl, 12 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 11 Jongi Nokwe, 10 Meyer Bosman , 9 Tewis de Bruyn, 8 Frans Viljoen, 7 Juan Smith (c), 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 David de Villiers, 4 Nico Breedt, 3 Bees Roux, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Wian du Preez
Replacements-from: Richardt Strauss, Kobus Calldo, Wayne van Heerden, Hendro Scholtz, Kabamba Floors, Sarel Pretorius, Corné Uys, Fabian Juries, Björn Basson
Date: Friday, January 30, 2009
Referee: Marius Jonker