It is all change at the Leopards

Written by Warren Smith (war1)

Posted in :Currie Cup, In the news, Other SA Teams on 28 Sep 2010 at 17:32
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Leopards coach Chaka Willemse has made wholesale changes to his team for their Currie Cup encounter with the Sharks in Durban on Friday.

Cecil Dumond replaces the injured Danie Dames (shoulder) at fullback, while Cornelius Rautenbach and Jovan Bowles swapped places at centre and wing.

Changes up front will see Victor Joubert and Willem Koch start on the flanks, Edrich Linde is back at lock, while Barend van der Walt and Gavin Williamson start ahead of Johan Coetzee (thigh injury) and Marthinus van der Westhuizen.

The bench also shows a number of changes.

Anthonie Gronum is on the bench, Divanย  Kotze is back from the national club championships – where he represented PUK – joining Gharfoer Luckan and Jan van Zyl on the bench.

Leopards: 15 Cecil Dumond, 14 Cornelius Rautenbach, 13 Jovan Bowles, 12 Walter Venter, 11 Dumisani Matyeshana, 10 Clayton Durand, 9 Tiaan Dorfling, 8 Riaan Swanepoel/RW Kember, 7 Willem Koch, 6 Victor Joubert, 5 Edrich Linde, 4 Brad Mockford, 3 Barend van der Walt, 2 Gavin Williamson, 1 Bennie Uys.
Replacements: 16 Marthinus van der Westhuizen, 17 Eric Coetzee, 18 Anthonie Gronum, 19 RW Kember/Riaan Swanepoel, 20 Divan Kotze, 21 Gharfoer Luckan, 22 Jan van Zyl.

Date: Friday, October 1
Venue: Absa Stadium, Durban
Kick-off: 19.10 (17.10 GMT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Matt Kemp, Reuben Rossouw
TMO: Gerrie Coetzee

Courtesy of Rugby365.com


  • This might actually be a stronger Leopards team than the one that played last week

  • Comment 1, posted at 28.09.10 17:34:25 by war1 Reply
  • Let’s not write this Leopards team off, remember what happened this time last year, we nearly lost to them.

  • Comment 2, posted at 28.09.10 17:58:22 by war1 Reply
  • @war1 (Comment 2) : it looks like a great team and agree we should not right them off like any team they might hv not won a game YET but they will be looking to win at least one game if not us then some other team, but my word if we loose one more game then i don’t know at all really its getting at the point where games must be won for every team so ๐Ÿ™‚

  • Comment 3, posted at 28.09.10 20:16:56 by chaz Reply

  • Gharfoer Luckan ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜†

  • Comment 4, posted at 28.09.10 20:47:47 by Jarson Reply
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  • Where`s Bom Samaai?! ๐Ÿ‘ฟ

    Sharks to secure the 4th try within 20 minutes!

  • Comment 5, posted at 01.10.10 13:36:41 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @Jarson (Comment 4) : he’s not going to feel very Gharfoeken Lucky after the Sharks score 50 points!

  • Comment 6, posted at 01.10.10 13:39:52 by robdylan Reply
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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 5) : Leopards are saving their best players for the promo-relegation match against the Kings.

  • Comment 7, posted at 01.10.10 13:43:02 by robdylan Reply
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  • @robdylan (Comment 7) : Go Monty`s Kings! You guys see his new sponsored SUV ?

  • Comment 8, posted at 01.10.10 13:46:08 by Original Pierre Reply
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  • @Original Pierre (Comment 8) : no? Wehre? On Facebook?

  • Comment 9, posted at 01.10.10 13:49:11 by robdylan Reply
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