Coach Daan Human has made one change to the Free State Cheetahs’ lineup for Saturday’s match against the Golden Lions at Ellis Park.
It comes in the back row, where Abongile Nonkontwana replaces Gerhard Olivier. Nonkontwana will start at openside flank with Stephan Malan shifting to blindside.
Nardus Erasmus has been called up to fill the vacant gap on the bench.
The Cheetahs are on a three-match losing streak in the Currie Cup and sixth on the log.
Free State Cheetahs – 15 Adriaan Carelse, 14 Ali Mgijima, 13 Carel-Jan Coetzee, 12 Tersius Kruger, 11 Lloyd Greeff, 10 Louis Fouce, 9 Rudy Paige (c), 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Stephan Malan, 6 Abongile Nonkontwana, 5 Dennis Visser, 4 Louis Conradie, 3 Gunther Janse van Vuuren, 2 Reinach Venter, 1 Kevin Stevens.
Subs: 16 Jannes Snyman, 17 Johan Kotze, 18 Luigi van Jaarsveld, 19 Nardus Erasmus, 20 Dian Badenhorst, 21 Vuyani Maqina, 22 Reinhart Erwee.
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