Injuries force Pumas changes

Date published: October 8 2014

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Pumas’ coach Jimmy Stonehouse made two injury enforced changes to the starting team to take on the Eastern Province Kings.

Pumas’ coach Jimmy Stonehouse made two injury enforced changes to the starting team to take on the Eastern Province Kings

The Currie Cup clash between the two sides takes place in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

Flanker Brian Shabangu and eightman RW Kember have replaced Jaco Bouwer, who is sidelined by a back injury, and Renaldo Bothma respectively (broken cheek bone).

The Pumas have won four out of their nine matches in the competition this year, putting them above the Griquas and Kings going into the final weekend.

Pumas: 15 Corne Fourie, 14 Frank Herne, 13 Vincent Koch, 12 Lubabalo Mtyanda, 11 Marius Coetzer, 10 Corne Steenkamp (c), 9 Brian Shabangu, 8 RW Kember, 7 Reynier van Rooyen, 6 Justin van Staden, 5 Rosko Specman, 4 Stefan Watermeyer, 3 JW Jonker, 2 JW Bell, 1 Coenie van Wyk
Replacements: 16 Francois du Toit, 17 DeJay Terblanche, 18 Frikkie Spies, 19 Uzair Cassiem, 20 Dylon Frylinck, 21 JC Roos, 22 Jerome Pretorius.

Date: Friday, October 10
Venue: Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth
Kickoff: 19:10 local (18:10 GMT)
Referee: Marius Jonker
Assistant Referees: Christie du Preez, Tahla Ntshakaza
TMO: Jason Jaftha

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