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Lobberts starts for Cheetahs against Sunwolves



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Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has started Hilton Lobberts in his Super Rugby team to play the Sunwolves in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Lobberts comes in for injured Boom Prinsloo who has been ruled out for the rest of the Super Rugby season.

In other changes Charles Marais moves to the starting line-up replacing Ox Nche on loosehead prop. Maks van Dyk and Johan Coetzee switches places with Van Dyk starting on tighthead prop and Coetzee on the bench.

Captain Francois Venter and Nico Lee will be switching places with Venter at inside centre and Lee at outside centre.

Oupa Mohoje will be making is come-back after an injury, replacing Henco Venter on the replacements bench.


1. Charles Marais , 2. Torsten van Jaarsveld , 3. Maks van Dyk , 4. Lodewyk de Jager (vc) , 5. Francois Uys , 6. Hilton Lobberts , 7. Uzair Cassiem , 8. Paul Schoeman , 9. Shaun Venter , 10. Neil Marais , 11. Raymond Rhule , 12. Francois Venter (C) , 13. Nico Lee , 14. Sergeal Petersen , 15. Clayton Blommetjies

Replacements: 16. Jacques du Toit , 17. Danie Mienie , 18. Johan Coetzee , 19. Carl Wegner , 20. Henco Venter , 21. Oupa Mohoje , 22. Tian Meyer , 23. Fred Zeilinga

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