Sergeal back for Cheetahs

Wing Sergeal Petersen has returned to the Free State Cheetahs starting lineup for the Currie Cup semi-final against the Lions in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Petersen's selection on the right wing sees Ryno Benjamin drop to bench for the playoff match.

Up front, Paul Schoeman replaces Henco Venter at blindside flank, while hooker Torsten van Jaarsveld earns a starting berth ahead of Jacques du Toit.

Free State Cheetahs – 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Nico Lee, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Niel Marais, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Paul Schoeman, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Justin Basson, 3 Johan Coetzee, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Ox Nche.
Subs: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Charles Marais, 18 Armandt Koster, 19 Henco Venter, 20 Tian Meyer, 21 Fred Zeilinga, 22 Ryno Benjamin, 23 Conraad van Vuuren.

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