Prinsloo benched by Cheetahs

Date published: March 3 2016

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Cheetahs boss Franco Smith has made just one change for this Saturday's Super Rugby clash with the Stormers.

Paul Schoeman comes into the starting XV for Boom Prinsloo, who drops to the bench.

Francois Venter captains the side from outside centre as the Cheetahs look to bounce back from their one-point loss to the Jaguares from last Friday.

South African Player of the Year, Lood de Jager, continues in the second row.

One other change to the matchday 23 sees the return of Francois Uys, as Reniel Hugo drops out.

Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter (c), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Paul Schoeman, 5 Lood de Jager, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Charles Marais
Replacements: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Luan de Bruin, 19 Francois Uys, 20 Boom Prinsloo, 21 Henco Venter, 22 Tian Meyer, 23 Niel Marais 

Date: Saturday, March 5
Venue: Toyota Stadium, Bloemfontein
Kick-off: 17:10 local (15:10 GMT)
Referee: Craig Joubert
Assistant Referees: Rodney Bonaparte, AJ Jacobs
TMO: Willie Vos

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