Lobberts on Cheetahs bench

21st May 2014, 10:03

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Hilton Lobberts: Cheetahs bench duty

Hilton Lobberts: Cheetahs bench duty

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

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)