Cheetahs name Currie Cup team for Lions

The Cheetahs have named their Currie Cup team to face the Lions in their Currie Cup match in Johannesburg on Saturday.

The Cheetahs lost fullback Hennie Daniller (knee) and cente Andries Strauss (ankle) earlier in the week so Riaan Smit comes in for Daniller and Corne Uys for Strauss.

Ashley Johnson was called up for the Springboks as injury cover but has been named in the team to face the Lions.


1 Coenie Oosthuizen 2 Adriaan Strauss ( C ) 3 W.P. Nel 4 Francois Uys 5 Waltie Vermeulen 6 Johan Wessels 7 Pieter Labuschagne 8 Ashley Johnson 9 Piet van Zyl 10 Sias Ebersohn 11 Ryno Benjamin 12 Corne Uys 13 Robert Ebersohn 14 Philip Snyman 15 Riaan Smit

Replacements : 16 Hercu Liebenberg 17 Marcel van der Merwe 18 Izak van der Westhuizen 19 Pieter Myburgh 20 Tewis de Bruyn 21 Nico Scheepers 22 Philip Burger

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