Cheetahs ring the changes in Currie cup for Lions

Sias Ebersohn is at flyhalf for the Free State Cheetahs

The Free State Cheetahs made a host of changes to their team to take on the Lions in their Currie Cup match on Saturday at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein.

Changes to the team include Tertius Kruger, who will be replacing Rayno Benjamin as centre and Sias Ebersohn who is included in the starting line-up and swops
places with Fred Zeilenga.

Zee Mkhabela and Shaun Venter also swops places, with Zee in the starting line-up and Shuan on the bench. Coach Franco Smith also replaced Neill Jordaan at no8
with Gerhard Olivier and selected him with Vincent Jobo at flank.

Freddy Ngoza replaces Armandt Koster who is sidelined due to a knee injury and Willem Serfontein and De Wet Kruger are new on the bench.

Free State Cheetahs

15 Clayton Blommetjies, 14 Sergeal Petersen, 13 Francois Venter, 12 Tertius Kruger, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Zee Mkhabela, 8 Gerhard Olivier,
7 Niell Jordaan, 6 Vincent Jobo, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Freddy Ngoza, 3 Luan de Bruin, 2 Jacques du Toit, 1 Teunis Nieuwoudt

Replacements: 16 Neil Rautenbach, 17 BG Uys, 18 Willem Serfontein, 19 De Wet Kruger, 20 Rayno Benjamin, 21 Shaun Venter, 22 Fred Zeilinga

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