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TuksRugby : Four changes to starting XV

Posted on 10 February 2011

The Tuks 1 selection committee has made four changes to the starting XV for the match against TUT1 on Monday (14 February) at the TuksRugby Stadium.

Injured GD Kotzee is replaced at right wing by Deon Helberg, Marnitz Boshoff takes over from his captain, Wesley Dunlop at flyhalf, whilst Chris Crous and Robbie Coetzee will swop jerseys. Coetzee will start at hooker with Crous on the bench.

The most significant change is that at fly half since Dunlop is supposed to be Tuks 1’s top player in this position. He will play inside centre against TUT, a move that has to have a specific purpose only privy to the Tuks 1 coaching staff.

Tuks team is:

15 Jurgen Visser; 14 Deon Helberg, 13 Jean du Plessis, 12; Wesley Dunlop (c); 11 Hayden Groepes; 10 Marnitz Boshoff, 9 Neil de Bruin; 8 Jono Ross, 7 Nqubeko Zulu, 6 Warwick Tecklenberg, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 MB Lusaseni, Grant Kemp, Robbie Coetzee, Vincent Koch. REPLACEMENTS: 16 Chris Cotezee, 17 Corne Fourie, 18 Stairs Mlongo, 19 Wesley Kotze, 20 Clayton Stewart, 21 Arno van Zyl, 22 Boeboes Coetzee; 23 Jean Rossouw.

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