Cheetahs rejig loose trio

The Cheetahs have made three changes for their match against the Vodacom Bulls at Loftus on Saturday.

Willie Britz, who left the field with a hamstring injury after just 18 minutes of the game against the Blues, is replaced at No 8 by Jean Cook, with Boom Prinsloo starting at openside flank.

Former Sharks and Kings lock Steven Sykes comes onto the bench.

The Cheetahs are unbeaten after three rounds of this year's Vodacom Super Rugby tournament with wins against the Sharks in Durban and the Blues in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs – 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Michael van der Spuy, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Joe Pietersen, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Jean Cook, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Francois Uys (c), 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Danie Mienie.
Subs: 16 Stephan Coetzee. 17 BG Uys, 18 Maks van Dyk, 19 Tienie Burger, 20 Steven Sykes, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Willie du Plessis, 23 Johann Sadie.

Photo: Gerhard Steenkamp/BackpagePix

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Simon Borchardt