Specman to wing it for Cheetahs

Rosko Specman is back in the Cheetahs’ starting lineup for their Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Sunday.

Despite some concern that this match could fall victim to the Covid-19 pandemic, the fixture is set to be fulfilled, with Specman returning from injury.

Frans Steyn shifts to inside centre after a brief stint at flyhalf, while Reinhardt Fortuin will wear the No 10 jersey.

After an injury to Aidon Davis, Oupa Mohoje will make a long-awaited start at blindside flank.

Cheetahs – 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 William Small-Smith, 13 DriesS wanepoel, 12 Frans Steyn, 11 Rosko Specman, 10 Reinhardt Fortuin, 9 Rubende Haas, 8 Jeandre Rudolph, 7 Oupa Mohoje, 6 Andisa Ntsila, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Carl Wegner (c), 3 Khutha Mchunu, 2 Marnus van der Merwe, 1 Boan Venter.
Subs: 16 Louis van der Westhuizen, 17 Cameron Dawson, 18 Conraad van Vuuren, 19 Victor Sekekete, 20 Chris Massyn, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Howard Mnisi, 23 Rhyno Smith.

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Craig Lewis