We spoke to Coach Rory Duncan ahead of the Toyota Free State Cheetahs against the log-topping Western Province this Saturday, October 4th at 14:00.
Free State Rugby, in collaboration with the FSSSI and Free State Provincial government have decided to price tickets on the open stand at R20 for this clash. This is in celebration of the Macufe festival taking place in the City of Roses this month. Special entertainment will be provided by the Vuka Dancers.
A short program for Saturday:
09:00 Gates open
09:00 Sparta Braai area opens
10:00 U/19 Toyota FS Cheetahs vs WP
11:45 U/21 Toyota FS Cheetahs vs WP
13:30 Pre-match entertainment
14:00 Main match - Toyota FS Cheetahs vs WP
Castle deck after the game:
A performance by Karen Ferreira and a broadcast of the test match.
Changes from last week’s team:
• JP Du Plessis moves from the bench to take up Rayno Benjamin’s place at right wing. Rayno is out on a hamstring injury.
• Lappies Labuschagne moves from number 7 - flanker to replace Jean Cook who is also out on a hamstring injury at number 8.
• Neil Claassen takes up Lappies’ place at flank from the bench.
• Henco Venter moves to the bench and makes way for Werner Lourens on left lock
• AJ Coertzen and Vincent Jobo are back as replacements.