Boland gets Currie Cup boost

Tue, 02 Aug 2016 11:19
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SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: The Boland Cavaliers have bolstered their 2016 Currie Cup squad by adding two new faces.

Jacques Engelbrecht (Flank) and Joubert Horn (Lock) have been added to the squad and will add valuable depth to Boland's pack. 

Engelbrecht joins the Cavaliers from the Southern Kings.

Engelbrecht has represented Boland Under-21 in the 2005 U21 Provincial Championship, while Horn represented the Shimlas in the Varsity Cup between 2010 and 2012 and he also played Currie Cup First Division rugby for the Griffons.

The Cavaliers kick-off their campaign against the Cheetahs at the Boland Stadium in Wellington on Saturday.

Boland squad: 

Forwards: Shaun Addendorff, Yves Bashiya, Gareth Cilliers, Kenan Cronje, Jacques Engelbrecht, Francois Esterhuizen, JC Genade, Francois Hanekom, Ferdi Horn, Joubert Horn, Zandre Jordaan, Johannes Kitshoff, Clemen Lewis, Shaun McDonald, Enoch Mnyaka, Basil Short, Linda Thwala, Ockert Van Zyl, Chadley Wenn, SP Wessels, Chaney Willemse, Ludio Williams, Wayne Wilschut.

Backs: Christopher Bosch, Adriaan Carelse, Jovelian De Koker, Danwel Demas, Marnus Hugo, Gerhard Jordaan, Theuns Kotze, Robbie Louw, Ryan Nell, Craig Pheiffer, Edwin Sass, Nico Scheepers, Sergio Torrens, Gerrit Van Wyk, William Van Wyk.     

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