Uys back for Free State Cheetahs

Date published: September 16 2015

Free State Cheetahs are boosted by the return of second-row and captain Francois Uys to their starting line-up that will face Griquas on Saturday.

Franco Smith's outfit will be looking to bounce back after last week's loss at the Eastern Province Kings and the head coach has made a handful of changes.

Henco Venter comes in for Oupa Mohoje on the flank while in the backline Raymond Rhule is named on the left wing in place of Cornal Hendricks.

Free State Cheetahs: 15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Rayno Benjamin, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Fred Zeilinga, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Gerhard Olivier, 5 Francois Uys, 4 Armandt Koster, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 BG Uys.
Replacements: 16 Teunis Nieuwoudt, 17 Neil Rautenbach, 18 Reniel Hugo, 19 Freddy Ngoza, 20 Zee Mkhabela, 21 Tertius Kruger, 22 Sias Ebersohn.

Date: Saturday, September 19
Venue: Free State Rugby Stadium, Bloemfontein
Kick-off: 17:05 local (15:05 GMT)
Referee: AJ Jacobs
Assistant referees: Jason Jaftha, Stephan Geldenhuys