Tian Meyer to captain Cheetahs against Glasgow
BLOEMFONTEIN – Tian Meyer will skipper the Cheetahs in their Pro14 match against Glasgow in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The 29-year-old scrumhalf has been handed the captaincy in the absence of Oupa Mohoje, who has been ruled out of the remainder of the season with a knee injury. Meyer also slots into the number nine role ahead of Shaun Venter who drops to the bench.
The Cheetahs will be aiming for the first win of the season after losing their opening two encounters away from home.
The Cheetahs team is:
15 Malcolm Jaer, 14 William Small-Smith, 13 Benhard Janse van Rensburg, 12 Nico Lee, 11 Rabz Maxwane, 10 Tian Schoeman, 9 Tian Meyer (captain), 8 Aidon Davis, 7 Junior Pokomela, 6 Gerhard Olivier, 5 JP du Preez, 4 Walt Steenkamp, 3 Aranos Coetzee, 2 Joseph Dweba, 1 Charles Marais
16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Gunther Janse van Vuuren, 19 Dennis Visser, 20 Niell Jordaan, 21 Marnus van der Merwe, 22 Shaun Venter, 23 Ryno Eksteen