Cheetahs rest Bok Le Roux for Reds match

Cheetahs Super Rugby coach Naka Drotske has chosen to rest his Springbok fullback Willie le Roux as the one change to the team to play the Reds in Bloemfontein this weekend.

Le Roux will be rested in line with the South African Super Rugby franchises agreement with SA Rugby and he will be replaced by Coenie van Wyk formerly of the Pumas.

Elsewhere the team is unchanged including the effective loose trio of Boom Prinsloo, Heinrich Brussow and Willie Britz which peformed well in Perth last week.


Coenie van Wyk, Cornal Hendricks, Johann Sadie, Francois Venter, Raymond Rhule, Joe Pietersen, Sarel Pretorius (vc), Willie Britz, Boom Prinsloo, Heinrich Brussow, Francois Uys (c), Carl Wegner, Coenie Oosthuizen, Torsten van Jaarsveld, BG Uys.

Replacements : Stephan Coetzee, Danie Mienie, Maks van Dyk, Steven Sykes, Tienie Burger, Tian Meyer, Willie du Plessis, Ryno Benjamin.

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