Cheetahs change three for Brumbies

14th May 2014, 13:49

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Cornal Hendricks: Starts at 14

Cornal Hendricks: Starts at 14

Cheetahs boss Naka Drotske has made three changes to his starting line-up for Saturday's clash with the Brumbies in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs boss Naka Drotske has made three changes to his starting line-up for Saturday's clash with the Brumbies in Bloemfontein.

Amongst the backs, Cornal Hendricks comes into the run-on side on to the wing for Raymond Rhule who drops down to the replacements bench while Shaun Venter replaces the injured Sarel Pretorius at scrum-half.

Pretorius sustained an ankle injury during last weekend's 23=16 defeat to the Western Force in Bloemfontein.

Meanwhile, in the forwards, Boela Serfontein takes over in the second row from Waltie Vermeulen who drops down to the bench.

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 Boela Serfontein, 3 Coenie Oosthuizen, 2 Adriaan Strauss (c), 1 Caylib Oosthuizen.
Replacements: 16 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Nicolaas van Dyk, 19 Carel Greeff, 20 Waltie Vermeulen, 21 Renier Botha, 22 Elgar Watts, 23 Raymond Rhule

Date: Saturday, May 17
Kick-off: 19:10 local (18:10 BST, 17:10 GMT)
Venue: Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa)
Assistant referees: Lourens van der Merwe (South Africa), Francois de Bruin (South Africa)
Television match official: Johan Greeff (South Africa)