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21st May 2014 09:54

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Hilton Lobberts Griquas v FS Cheetahs CC 2013

Hilton Lobberts: Cheetahs bench duty

Former Springbok forward Hilton Lobberts has been named on the Cheetahs bench for Saturday's clash with the Stormers at Newlands.

The two-Test former Stormers player replaces lock Waltie Vermeulen in one of two changes made to the Cheetahs bench. Scrum-half Tian Meyer, who like Lobberts was part Vodacom Cup-winning Griquas team - also comes onto the bench for Renier Botha.

Coach Naka Drotské made no changes to the starting XV which beat the Brumbies 27-21 in Bloemfontein last week.

Riaan Smit retains his place on the bench as Raymond Rhule is still struggling with an ankle injury.

Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Cornal Hendricks, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Willie le Roux, 10 Johan Goosen, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Boom Prinsloo, 7 Teboho Mohoje, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Willem Serfontein, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss (c), 1 Caylib Oosthuizen.
Replacements:16 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Maks van Dyk, 19 Hilton Lobberts, 20 Carel Greeff, 21 Tian Meyer, 22 Elgar Watts, 23 Riaan Smit

Date: Saturday, May 24
Venue: Newlands, Cape Town
Kick-off: 17.00 (15.00 GMT)
Referee: Stuart Berry (South Africa)

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