Blommetjies back in Currie Cup
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Free State Cheetahs head coach Daan Human has made wholesale changes in his team for their Currie Cup clash against the Pumas at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Among the many changes, sees Clayton Blommetjies bolster the backline in the No.15 jersey.
There is also a spot for BlitzBok star Cecil Afrika on the wing.
Vuyani Maqina will be making his Currie Cup debut and Jeremy Jordaan will be playing his first Currie Cup match when he gets called onto the field.
Another BlitzBok star Chris Dry is in the No.7 jersey and he will also captain the team.
Free State Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Vuyani Maqina, 13 Ali Mgijima, 12 Lloyd Greeff, 11 Cecil Afrika, 10 Robbie Petzer, 9 Zee Mkhabela, 8 Jasper Wiese, 7 Chris Dry (captain), 6 Daniel Maartens, 5 Carl Wegner, 4 Dennis Visser, 3 Erich de Jager, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Gert Kotze.
Replacements: 16 Reinach Venter, 17 Andrew Kuhn, 18 Jeremy Jordaan, 19 Nicolaas Immelman, 20 Juan-Philip Smith, 21 Jacobus Jonker, 22 Stephan Janse van Rensburg.
Date: Friday, September 22
Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Kick-off: 17.30 (15.30 GMT)
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Assistant referees: Jaco Kotze, Eon van Zyl
TMO: Lourens van der Merwe