Griquas include 4 debutants in starting XV
The GWK Griquas have announced their team to play the Sharks this Friday at Growth Point Kings Park in their opening ABSA Currie Cup Premier Division clash. They have included 4 debutants in the starting XV and 2 more on the bench.
Ryna Barnes will captain the side with Hilton Lobberts (lock), Howard Mnisi (Centre), Nico Scheepers (Wing) and Gouws Prinsloo (Fullback) set to make their debuts. On the bench Carel Greef (Forward) and Du Randt Gerber (Back) will make their debuts should they come on during the game.
The Griquas team also includes Springbok, Lourens Adriaanse and Francois Brummer will once again play at flyhalf. JP Nel brings his experience to the midfield at outside centre. Willie le Roux is however not available due to Springbok duty.
GWK Griquas Team: 1. Steph Roberts, 2. Ryno Barnes (Capt), 3. Lourens Adriaanse, 4. Hilton Lobberts*, 5. Ligtoring Landman, 6. Marnus Schoeman, 7. Jaco Nepgen, 8. Burger Schoeman, 9. Jacques Coetzee, 10. Francois Brummer, 11. PJ Vermeulen, 12. Howard Mnisi*, 13. JP Nel, 14. Nico Scheepers*, 15. Gouws Prinsloo*. Replacements: 16. Matthew Dobson, 17. Nick Schonert, 18. Jonathan Adendorf, 19. Carel Greeff*, 20. Marnus Hugo, 21. Du Randt Gerber*, 22. Rocco Jansen