Mass changes from Pumas

Date published: August 20 2014

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The Pumas have made seven changes to their squad as they look to bounce back from last week's loss with a victory over the Griquas.

The Pumas have made seven changes to their match-day 22 as they look to bounce back from last week's defeat with a win over the Griquas on Friday.

Jimmy Stonehouse has brought Dylan Frylinck (scrum-half), Corne Fourie (prop), Uzar Cassiem (flank) and Heinrich Steyl (full-back) into his XV.

The Pumas won their opening game of the Currie Cup campaign against the Free State Cheetahs but lost last week against the Sharks in Durban.

Pumas: 15 Heinrich Steyl, 14 Ruwellyn Isbell, 13 JW Jonker, 12 Stefan Watermeyer, 11 Jerome Pretorius, 10 Justin van Staden, 9 Reynier van Rooyen, 8 Renaldo Bothma, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Corne Steenkamp (capt), 5 Giant Mtyanda, 4 Frikkie Spies, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Francois du Toit, 1 Corne Fourie.
Replacements: 16 Frankie Herne, 17 Dejay Terblanche, 18 Marius Coetzer, 19 Jaco Bouwer, 20 Dylan Frylinck, 21 JC Roos, 22 Rosko Specman.

Date: Friday, August 22
Kick-off: 19:10 local (18:10 BST, 17:10 GMT)
Venue: Mbombela Stadium, Nelspruit
Referee: Quinton Immelman
Assistant referees: Jaco van Heerden, Sieg van Staden
Television match official: Johan Greeff
Assessor: Deon van Blommestein

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