March 9, 2021

Team Announcement: Toyota Cheetahs vs Cell C Sharks

Coach Hawies Fourie announced his team for the Preparation match between the Toyota Cheetahs and Cell C Sharks on Wednesday, 10 March. The kick-off in Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein is at 19:00 and the match will be live on SuperSport.

Ruan Pienaar will be leading the team onto the field with Tian Meyer providing cover on the bench. Malcolm Jaer and Dries Swanepoel are new to the starting line-up. Aidon Davis will be replacing the injured Jeandre Rudolph. Khutha Mchunu and Aranos Coetzee switch places with Coetzee on reserve. Cameron Dawson will be replacing the injured Schalk van der Merwe as prop.

Conraad (Beertjie) van Vuuren and Oupa Mohoje is new to the bench and Jean Droste and Brandon Thomson will be making their debut for the Toyota Cheetahs when they set foot on to field.

Toyota Cheetahs vs Cell C Sharks
Wednesday, 10 March 2021, 19:00

15. Clayton Blommetjies
14. Malcolm Jaer
13. Dries Swanepoel
12. Frans Steyn
11. Rosko Specman
10. Reinhardt Fortuin
9. Ruan Pienaar (C)
8. Aidon Davis
7. George Cronje
6. Andisa Ntsila
5. Rynier Bernardo
4. Carl Wegner
3. Khutha Mchunu
2. Wilmar Arnoldi
1. Cameron Dawson

16. Marnus van der Merwe
17. Conraad (Beertjie) van Vuuren
18. Aranos Coetzee
19. Jean Droste
20. Oupa Mohoje
21. Tian Meyer
22. Brandon Thomson
23. Chris Smit

Marius van der Westhuizen is the referee for the match. He will be assisted by Griffin Colby and Jaco Kotze. The TMO is Jadezweni Cwengile

Players not available: The following players are not eligible for team selection due to injury: Charles Marais (neck), Junior Pokomela (wrist), William Small-Smith (concussion), and Louis van der Westhuizen (knee), Jeandre Rudolph (calf), Schalk Ferreira (groin).

~ Cheetahs Rugby Union

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