The Boland Cavaliers have named their team to take on the Eastern Province Kings in a Supersport Rugby Challenge match at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday (20 May 2017).
Cavaliers head coach Randall Modiba has made four changes to his starting XV that beat the SWD Eagles in George this past Friday, with three of the changes being injury-enforced.
Amongst the forwards, Arnout Malherbe (prop) and Dylan Pieterse (lock) replaces Linda Thwala (shoulder) and Marlyn Williams (head knock) respectively, while Logan Basson (wing) comes in for the injured Charles Mayeza (shoulder). Jovelian de Koker will start at scrumhalf in place of Vian van der Watt, who is getting married this weekend.
Boland Cavaliers team to face Eastern Province:
1. Arnout Malherbe; 2. Clemen Lewis; 3. Clinton Theron; 4. Dylan Pieterse; 5. Rinus Bothma; 6. Kenan Cronje; 7. Wayne Wilschut (v/c); 8. Zandré Jordaan (c); 9. Jovelian de Koker; 10. Adriaan Carelse; 11. Logan Basson; 12. Christopher Bosch; 13. Alcino Izaacs; 14. Sergio Torrens; 15. Divan Nel
Reserves: 16. Chadley Wenn; 17. Mzuvukile Sofisa; 18. Yves Bashiya; 19. Gareth Cilliers; 20. Frederick Muller; 21. Gerrit van Wyk; 22. Edwin Sass
The Boland Cavaliers will face the SWD Eagles with a new halfback pairing when the teams meet in a Supersport Rugby Challenge match at Outeniqua Park in George on Friday 12 May at 19:00.
Adriaan Carelse (flyhalf) and Vian van der Watt (scrumhalf) replace Elgar Watts (arm injury) and Fred Muller (rotation) in their respective positions.
CAPE TOWN - Make it a hat-trick of SuperSport Challenge wins for Western Province and a return to the top of their regional pool with maximum points after their narrow 35-28 derby victory over Boland in Velddrif on Saturday.Read more: