Cheetahs start Oosthuisen

17th Apr 2013, 16:17

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Starting: Coenie Oosthuisen

Starting: Coenie Oosthuisen

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské has made one change to his side that will face the Sharks on Saturday, with Coenie Oosthuisen starting.

Cheetahs head coach Naka Drotské has made one change to his side that will face the Sharks on Saturday, with Coenie Oosthuisen starting at prop.

Oosthuisen comes into the starting XV for Trevor Nyakane, with the latter doing a straight swap with the Springbok powerhouse front-row forward.

The Cheetahs enter the derby game on the back of a narrow defeat to the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld and will be looking to bounce back in Durban.

Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Willie le Roux, 13 Johan Sadie, 12 Robert Ebersohn, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Burton Francis, 9 Piet van Zyl, 8 Phillip van der Walt, 7 Lappies Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brussow, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Lodewyk de Jager, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Adriaan Strauss (capt), 1 Coenie Oosthuisen.
Replacements: 16 Ryno Barnes, 17 Trevor Nyakane, 18 Landman Ligtoring, 19 Frans Viljoen, 20 Tewis de Bruyn, 21 Francois Brummer Francois, 22 Ryno Benjamin.

Date: Saturday, April 20
Kick-off: 17:05 local (16:05 BST, 15:05 GMT)
Venue: Kings Park
Referee: Jonathon White (New Zealand)
Assistant referees: Marius Jonker (South Africa),Stefan Breytenbach (South Africa)
Television match official: Shaun Veldsman (South Africa)