Griquas retain Currie Cup backline

Griquas coach Dawie Theron has retained the backline that started against the Leopards last weekend, but made a number of changes to his pack for Saturday’s Currie Cup rugby match against Western Province in Kimberley.

In the front row Jean Botha comes in for Jacobie Adriaanse while Albertus Botha starts on the loosehead in place of Steph Roberts.

Flank Johan van Deventer comes in for Wesley Wilkins with Davon Raubenheimer moving from No 8 to the side of the scrum in place of Rohan Kitshoff. Burger Schoeman gets a start as No 8.


Riaan Viljoen, Richard Lawson, Wilmaure Louw, Barry Geel, Bjorn Basson, Naas Olivier (capt.), Sarel Pretorius, Burger Schoeman, Davon Raubenheimer, Johan van Deventer, Cecil Kemp, Frikkie Spies, Jean Botha, Ryno Barnes, Albertus Buckle.

Replacements: Simon Westraadt, Jacobie Adriaanse, Gerhard Human, Michael Passaporte/Leon Karemaker, Marnus Hugo, Matthew Rosslee, Rocco Jansen.

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