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Fit-again Senatla back on WP wing


  • 13 Sep 2017
WP wing Seabelo Senatla WP wing Seabelo Senatla

Seabelo Senatla will start on the right wing as one of three changes to the Western Province lineup for Friday's match against the Pumas in Nelspruit.

Senatla replaces fellow Blitzbok Werner Kok, who moves to the bench.

Up front, JC Janse van Rensburg will start at loosehead prop with tighthead Michael Kumbirai coming in for Wilco Louw, who has been called up to the Springbok squad.

No 8 Nizaam Carr will earn his 50th cap for Western Province.

'We have seen how tough it has been for sides to go to Mbombela Stadium this season, so we know that we will have to be at our best on Friday,' said WP coach John Dobson.

'We have challenged ourselves to lift our intensity and be as accurate as possible for what is a critical hurdle in our Currie Cup campaign.'

Western Province – 15 Craig Barry, 14 Seabelo Senatla, 13 EW Viljoen, 12 Huw Jones, 11 Ruhan Nel, 10 Damian Willemse, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Nizaam Carr, 7 Cobus Wiese, 6 Jaco Coetzee, 5 JD Schickerling, 4 Chris van Zyl (c), 3 Michael Kumbirai, 2 Ramone Samuels, 1 JC Janse van Rensburg.
Subs: 16 Chad Solomon, 17 Ali Vermaak, 18 Caylib Oosthuizen, 19 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 20 Dewaldt Duvenage, 21 Robert du Preez, 22 Werner Kok.

Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images

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