The Free State Cheetahs have made five changes to their pack for Saturday’s match against the Sharks in Bloemfontein.
In the loose trio, Niell Jordaan and Boom Prinsloo come in at No 8 and openside flank respectively, while Armandt Koster takes over from Reniel Hugo in the second row. Up front, hooker Jacque du Toit and loosehead prop BG Uys rotate in.
However, the Cheetahs’ backline remains unchanged, with their list of replacements set to be trimmed before kick-off.
Free State Cheetahs – 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Ryno Benjamin, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Francois Uys (c), 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 BG Uys.
Subs: 16 Neil Rautenbach, 17 Teunis Nieuwoudt, 18 Reniel Hugo, 19 Freddy Ngoza, 20 Gerhard Olivier, 21 Ruan van Rensburg, 22 Niel Marais, 23 AJ Coertzen, 24 Willem Serfontein.
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