Richard Ferguson

Currie Cup 2012 – Cheetahs (35) vs Griquas (20) F/T

Written by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson)

Posted in :Cheetahs, Currie Cup, Original Content, Other SA Teams on 29 Sep 2012 at 13:00
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Saturday rugby gets under way with two simultaneous Currie Cup matches in the lead up to the Springbok match, with the less important one for Sharks fans being the Cheetahs and Griquas clash.

The Cheetahs are routed to the bottom of the log and will be desperate to beat the Griquas and swop places with them. Coach Drotske has selected Sias Ebersohn to match the play of Francois Brummer, and it remains to be seen whether Sias will overcome his mental state.

For Griquas, they have built good momentum in recent weeks, losing their first match in four weeks against Western Province last weekend, and will look to get back to winning ways against a team that is lower on the log than them.

Free State Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Nico Scheepers, 13 Raymond Rhule, 12 Robert Ebersohn (captain), 11 Rayno Benjamin, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Francois Uys, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Hercu Liebenberg, 1 Marcel van der Merwe.

Replacements: 16 AJ le Roux, 17 Brummer Badenhorst, 18 Carl Wegner, 19 Hendro Scholtz, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Philip Snyman, 22 Andries Strauss.

Griquas: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Jannie Boshoff, 13 Jean Stemmet, 12 Walter Venter, 11 Rocco Jansen, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Marnus Hugo, 8 Leon Karemaker, 7 Wesley Wilkins, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Martin Muller, 4 Rynhardt Landman, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Ryno Barnes (captain), 1 Janro van Niekerk.

Replacements: 16 Matt Dobson, 17 Ivann Espag, 18 Edwin Hewitt, 19 Justin Downey, 20 Jacques Coetzee, 21 Marnitz Boshoff, 22 JP Nel.

1 Comment

  • Well Done STAAT! Keep those bulls in promotion/relegation contention . . . 😈

  • Comment 1, posted at 29.09.12 16:33:43 by Original Pierre Reply
    Original Pierre

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