Rosko Specman has been recalled to provide the sting in the tail of the Cheetahs attack when they host the Sharks in a tough Currie Cup match in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Specman is one of four changes to the starting XV as Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has welcomed back a handful of key players from injury, Rosko Specman is back after missing the win against the Lions due to his wedding.
After playing as a substitute against the Lions, Siya Masuku will switch places with Reinhardt Fortuin at flyhalf, resuming the halfback combination with Ruan Pienaar.
There are two further changes to the pack as flank Andisa Ntsila and veteran loosehead prop Schalk Ferreira both start.
Cheetahs – 15 Cohen Jasper, 14 Daniel Kasende, 13 David Brits, 12 Frans Steyn, 11 Rosko Specman, 10 Siya Masuku, 9 Ruan Pienaar (c), 8 Mihlali Mosi, 7 Andisa Ntsila, 6 Gideon van der Merwe, 5 Victor Sekekete, 4 Aidon Davis, 3 Aranos Coetzee, 2 Marnus van der Merwe, 1 Schalk Ferreira.
Subs: 16 Louis van der Westhuizen, 17 Cameron Dawson, 18 Conraad van Vuuren, 19 Ockie Barnard, 20 Jeandre Rudolph, 21 Rewan Kruger, 22 Reinhardt Fortuin, 23 Chris Smit.
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