Boland call up Namibian flyhalf
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Boland Cavaliers coach Brent Janse van Rensburg has made a number of changes to his team to face the Golden Lions in a Currie Cup match on Friday.
A notable change to the team sees the return of Namibian international Theuns Kotze in the No.10 jersey.
Kotze will get his first start for Boland this season since returning from international duties.
Wayne Wilschut replaces Jordaan at No.8, with Joubert Horn getting his first start at lock.
Of the match 22 that faced the Sharks in Wellington last Friday, loose forwards Zandré Jordaan (calf strain) and Jacques Engelbrecht (hip adductor strain), Nico Scheepers (ankle) and Jovelian de Koker (hip adductor strain) have all been sidelined with injuries.
Other regulars in the squad like Chadley Wenn (knee), Chaney Willemse (fractured hand), William van Wyk (hip) and Ferdi Horn (shoulder) were also not considered due to injuries.
Boland Cavaliers: 15 Adriaan Carelse, 14 Sergio Torrens, 13 Christopher Bosch, 12 Ryan Nel (captain), 11 Danwel Demas, 10 Theuns Kotze, 9 Gerhard Jordaan, 8 Wayne Wilschut, 7 Shaun McDonald, 6 Shaun Adendorff, 5 Joubert Horn, 4 Hanno Kitshoff, 3 Basil Short, 2 Francois Esterhuizen, 1 Francois Hanekom.
Replacements: 16 Clemen Lewis, 17 Abongile Mnyaka, 18 Stephanus Wessels, 19 Ockie van Zyl, 20 Kenan Cronje, 21 Marnus Hugo, 22 Gerrit van Wyk.
Date: Friday, August 26
Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg
Kick-off: 17.00 (15.00 GMT)
Referee: Rasta Rasivhenge
Assistant referees: Archie Sehlako, Pieter Maritz
TMO: JJ du Wagner