Drotske retains Cheetahs team for Lions match

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has retained the match day team that beat the Sharks last week for this week’s Super Rugby final round match against the Lions in Johannesburg.

The Cheetahs beat the Sharks 27-20 so Drotske has kept the faith and named exactly the same team including the same replacements bench.

Johann Sadie will be running onto the field in his 50th Super Rugby match of his career.

Sadie made his Super Rugby debut for the Stormers against the Reds in 2011 and played for the Bulls in 2012 where after he joined the Cheetahs in 2013.


1 Trevor Nyakane ,2 Adriaan Strauss (c ) ,3 Coenie Oosthuizen ,4 Lodewyk de Jager ,5 Francois Uys ,6 Torsten van Jaarsveld ,7 Teboho Mohoje ,8 Philip van der Walt ,9 Sarel Pretorius ,10 Johan Goosen ,11Raymond Rhule,12 Ryno Benjamin ,13 Johann Sadie ,14 Cornal Hendricks ,15 Willie le Roux ( vc )

Replacements: 16. Caylib Oosthuizen ,17. Luan de Bruin ,18. Carl Wegner ,19. Jean Cook ,20. Henco Venter ,21. Shaun Venter ,22. Elgar Watts ,23. Hennie Daniller

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