Currie Cup latest – WP start UCT centre

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WP start UCT centre – UCT’s Marcel Brache will start at inside centre for WP against Griquas this weekend.

Tim Whitehead has pulled out with injury, which sees the Varsity Cup-winning utility back Brache drafted into the starting line-up.

WP – 15 Conrad Jantjes, 14 Danie Poolman, 13 Johann Sadie, 12 Marcel Brache, 11 JJ Engelbrecht, 10 Demetri Catrakilis, 9 Dewaldt Duvenage, 8 Nick Koster, 7 Tertius Daniller, 6 Nick Fenton-Wells, 5 De Kock Steenkamp, 4 Hilton Lobberts, 3 Brok Harris, 2 Tiaan Liebenberg, 1 Steven Kitshoff.
Subs: 16 Siyabonga Ntubeni, 17 Frans Malherbe, 18 Quinn Roux, 19 Nizaam Carr, 20 Louis Schreuder, 21 Berton Klaasen, 22 Stephen Hunt.

Potgieter back for Bulls – Dewald Potgieter has recovered from a broken nose and will start for the Bulls against the Sharks this weekend.

Potgieter has been missing for the Bulls’ last two matches, and will now replace SA U20 skipper Arno Botha in the loose trio. Botha drops to the bench. Lock Juandre Kruger and wing Bjorn Basson also return after overcoming an ankle injury and flu respectively.

Bulls Р15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Akona Ndungane, 13 Zane Kirchner, 12 Wynand Olivier, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Louis Fouch̩, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 CJ Stander, 7 Dewald Potgieter, 6 Warwick Tecklenburg, 5 Juandre Kruger, 4 Flip van der Merwe, 3 Werner Kruger, 2 Gary Botha (c), 1 Dean Greyling.
Subs: 16 Willie Wepener, 17 Rossouw de Klerk, 18 Gerrit-Jan van Velze, 19 Arno Botha, 20 Dustin Jinka, 21 Francois Brummer, 22 Francois Venter.