Uys gets Cheetahs No 1 jersey

BG Uys will start at loosehead prop in the only change to the Free State Cheetahs side for their match against Western Province in Bloemfontein on Friday.

Uys replaces Caylib Oosthuizen in the front row, with the latter dropping to the reserves bench. 

Flank Tienie Burger has been left out of the match-day squad, after sustaining an injury in their 31-9 win over Griquas last week. Centre Tertius Kruger comes onto the bench to complete the match 23.

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 BG Uys.
Subs: 16 Elandré Huggett, 17 Caylib Oosthuizen, 18 Reniel Hugo, 19 Freddy Ngoza, 20 Ruan van Rensburg, 21 Tertius Kruger, 22 Sias Ebersohn.

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