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Cheetahs call in Pretorius

27th February 2013 08:15


Sarel Pretorius passing at Cheetahs training

At nine: Sarel Pretorius

The Cheetahs have made one change to their starting line-up that will take on the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday as Sarel Pretorius returns at the base.

Former Waratah Pretorius comes in ahead of Piet van Zyl, who drops to the bench following the men from Bloemfontein's 22-29 loss to the Sharks.

In other changes to the Cheetahs' matchday 22, Landman Ligtoring and Riaan Smit come in for Waltie Vermeulen and Elgar Watts respectively.

Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Philip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Frans Viljoen, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lood de Jager, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss (capt), 1 Trevor Nyakane.
Replacements: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Coenie Oosthuizen, 18 Landman Ligtoring, 19 Boom Prinsloo, 20 Piet van Zyl, 21 Riaan Smit, 22 Ryno Benjamin.

Date: Saturday, March 2
Kick-off: 19:35 (06:35 GMT)
Venue: Waikato Stadium, Hamilton
Referee: Mike Fraser (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Garratt Williamson (New Zealand), Glen Jackson (New Zealand)
Television match official: Vinny Munro (New Zealand)

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