Super Rugby

Mohoje returns for Cheetahs against Southern Kings




Cheetahs Super rugby head coach Franco Smith has named his team to play in their final Super Rugby match which is against the Southern Kings.

Smith has brought in Carl Wegner to replace Armand Koster  at lock while Koster will be providing cover on the bench.

Uzair Cassiem moves to left flank and Oupa Mohoje is back in the starting line-up at right flank.

Henco Venter received a red card against the Stormers and  and has been suspended so was not available for selection.

Fred Zeilinga will be starting at flyhalf with Niel Marais on the bench.

William Small-Smith will be starting on right wing, replacing the injured Sergeal Petersen who has a hamstring.

Junior Pokomela is new on the bench.

“For us it was about pride from day one and nothing has changed. We’ve treated every game as if it was the most important of the season” said coach Franco Smith.


Ox Nche, Elandré Huggett, Johan Coetzee, Carl Wegner, Reniel Hugo, Uzair Cassiem, Oupa Mohoje, Niell Jordaan, Tian Meyer, Fred Zeilinga, Raymond Rhule, Clinton Swart, Francois Venter (c ), William Small-Smith, Clayton Blommetjies

Replacements :Joseph Dwebam, Charles Marais, Tom Botha, Armandt Koster, Junior Pokomela, Chris Dry, Ruan van Rensburg, Niel Marais

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