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No Nokwe in Cheetahs team

Written by Andre Bosch (KSA Shark ©)

Posted in :Cheetahs, In the news, Super 14 on 10 Feb 2009 at 09:22

Springbok and Cheetahs wing, Jongi Nokwe, is out of Friday’s Super 14 game against the Lions in Johannesburg but will be available to tour overseas with the side of the central region.

Rugby 365 reports that Bjorn Basson will replace Nokwe in Friday’s game. Cheetahs manager Eugene van Wyk, Tuesday said an almost unchanged team from the one that beat the Bulls in a friendly in Polokwane, will play against the Lions.

Nokwe injured his wrist in the warm-up against the Bulls and was ‘touch and go’ for the Lions clash.But the Cheetahs management decided to rest the Springbok flyer this weekend.

Apart from Nokwe, cooach Naka Drotske has selected his strongest team for the Lions.

Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Danwel Demas, 13 Corne Uys, 12 Jacques-Louis Potgieter, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Meyer Bosman, 9 Tewis de Bruyn, 8 Frans Viljoen, 7 Juan Smith (c), 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 David de Villiers, 4 Nico Breedt, 3 Bees Roux, 2 Adriaan Strauss, 1 Wian du Preez
Replacements: 16 Richardt Strauss, 17 Kobus Calldo, 18 Wayne van Heerden, 19 Hendro Scholtz, 20 Sarel Pretorius, 21 Fabian Juries, 22 Piet van Zyl.

Date: Friday, February 13
Venue: Coca Cola Park, Johannesburg
Kick off: 19:10 (21:10 GMT)
Referee: Craig Joubert (South Africa)
Touch judges: Phillip Bosch (South Africa), Joey Salmans (South Africa)
Television match official: Johann Meuwesen (South Africa)


  • Lions to take this IMO, but I am not confident enough to put a lifeline on it.

  • Comment 1, posted at 10.02.09 09:26:34 by KSA Shark © Reply
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  • i’m not confident enough to pick them on SB…let alone the LMS…

  • Comment 2, posted at 10.02.09 09:32:14 by blackshark Reply
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  • when Danwell Demas is part of you first-choice team, you know you have a problem 🙂

  • Comment 3, posted at 10.02.09 09:40:45 by robdylan Reply
  • @robdylan (Comment 3) :

    I’d be more concerned with scrumhalf. Damn but that guy is cack!!! 😕

  • Comment 4, posted at 10.02.09 09:45:37 by wpw Reply
  • @blackshark (Comment 2) :

    Not much riding on SB though and if you get it wrong you still get to play 😀

  • Comment 5, posted at 10.02.09 09:49:29 by KSA Shark © Reply
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