Petersen to wing it for Cheetahs

Former Junior Springbok Sergeal Petersen will make his Currie Cup debut for the Free State Cheetahs against Griquas on Friday.

Petersen will start on the right wing, with Clayton Blommetjies shifting to fullback in place of the injured AJ Coertzen.

In the loose trio, Gerhard Olivier will start at openside flanker, with Boom Prinsloo ruled out with a broken jaw.

Free State Cheetahs – 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Gerhard Olivier, 5 Francois Uys (c), 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 Caylib Oosthuizen.
Subs: 16 Elandré Huggett, 17 Maks van Dyk, 18 Reniel Hugo, 19 Tienie Burger, 20 Freddy Ngoza, 21 Ruan van Rensburg, 22 Sias Ebersohn.

Photo: Gerhard Steenkamp/BackpagePix

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