Griquas unchanged for Pumas

Date published: September 10 2014

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Griquas coach Hawies Fourie named an unchanged matchday 22 for Saturday's clash with the Pumas in Kimberley.

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie named an unchanged matchday 22 for Saturday's clash with the Pumas in Kimberley.

Having beaten the Sharks last weekend in Durban, for their maiden victory in the competition this season, the return of Hilton Lobberts and Gouws Prinsloo made the difference.

Lobberts added much-needed grunt to the forward pack, while Prinsloo showed he had recovered from a lengthy ankle injury by kicking the visitors to victory in Durban.

Fly-half Francois Brummer, scrum-half Tian Meyer, flankers Carel Greeff and Marnus Schoeman and centre Jonathan Francke were available after recovering from their respective niggles.

Griquas: 15 Gouws Prinsloo, 14 Ederies Arendse, 13 Jonathan Francke, 12 Doppies la Grange, 11 PJ Vermeulen, 10 Francois Brummer (c), 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Ruaan Lerm, 7 Carel Greeff, 6 Marnus Schoeman, 5 Jaco Nepgen, 4 Hilton Lobberts, 3 Ewald van der Westhuizen, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 Steph Roberts.
Replacements: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Maks van Dyk, 18 Hugo Kloppers, 19 Burger Schoeman, 20 RJ Liebenberg, 21 Abrie Griesel, 22 Dean Grant.

Date: Saturday, September 12
Kick-off: 15.00 (13.00 GMT)
Venue: GWK Park, Kimberley
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant referees: Rodney Bonaparte, Francois de Bruin

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