Three changes to Vodacom Blue Bulls under-19s for Free State
The Vodacom Blue Bulls Under-19 coach, Jaco Pienaar, made three changes to his team to play the Toyota Free State in Bloemfontein on Saturday. The side suffered its first defeat to DHL Western Province last weekend 18-17 and moved to the second spot on the log of the SA Rugby Under-19 Provincial Championship.
In the backline, Ciaran Dayaram swops places on the wing with Lourens Steenkamp, with the latter moving to the bench and at inside centre, Erich Cronje will start in place of injured Jordan Holgate. Cronje's place on the bench will be taken by Sentle Lehoko. In the pack, lock Ruben van Heerden comes in after playing for the Under-21's last weekend. He takes over from Marius Verwey, who moves to the bench in place of Erik Groenewald.
Kick-off is at 12h00.
The team is: Manie Libbok, Ciaran Dayaram, Heino Bezuidenhout, Erich Cronje Irvin Ali, Boeta Hamman, Josh Allderman, Dylan van der Walt, Rickert Korff, Eduan Lubbe, Hendre Stassen, Ruben van Heerden, IG Prinsloo, Johan Grobbelaar, Gerhard Steenkamp. Replacements: Nico Peyper, Simphiwe Matanzima, Tiny Mukhari, Marius Verwey, MJ Hayes, Jason Olivier, , Lourens Steenkamp, Sentle Lehoko.