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Meyer named Cheetahs captain

Franco Smith, Cheetahs coach. Photo: Johan Pretorius/Gallo Images

Franco Smith, Cheetahs coach. Photo: Johan Pretorius/Gallo Images

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs will be taking on DHL Western Province in a Currie Cup match on Friday, August 19, 2016, at Newlands in Cape Town.

The game kicks off at 5.10pm.

Coach Franco Smith has announced his team for the encounter.

A couple of changes to the team for the last match:

  • Frontrow Forwards, Charles Marias, Jacques du Toit and Johan Coetzee will be switching places with Ox Nche, Torsten van Jaarsveld and Tom Botha in the starting lineup
  • Centre Nico Lee will be replacing the injured Francois Venter
  • No. 9 Tian Meyer will be captaining the side

Toyota Free State Cheetahs vs Western Province

  1. Charles Marais
  2. Jacques du Toit
  3. Johan Coetzee
  4. Carl Wegner
  5. Reniel Hugo ( VC )
  6. Paul Schoeman
  7. Uzair Cassiem
  8. Niell Jordaan
  9. Tian Meyer ( C )
  10. Fred Zeilinga
  11. Raymond Rhule
  12. William Small-Smith
  13. Nico Lee
  14. Ryno Benjamin
  15. Clayton Blommetjie

Replacements:

  1. Torsten van Jaarsveld
  2. Ox Nche
  3. Tom Botha
  4. Justin Basson
  5. Henco Venter
  6. Shaun Venter
  7. Niel Marais
  8. Michael van der Spuy

Head Coach:  Franco Smith.  Assistant coaches:  Corniel van Zyl, Daan Human, Charl Strydom.

Team Manager:  Ashwell Rafferty

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