Guinness PRO14 debut for Bok discard Raymond Rhule


Springboks winger Raymond Rhule (C) breaks through the Argentinian defence during the International Rugby Championship Test match between Argentina and South Africa at The Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on August 19, 2017.

BLOEMFONTEIN - Springbok discard Raymond Rhule has been named in the Toyota Cheetahs team to play against Ospreys from Wales in a Guinness PRO14 match at Toyota Stadium in Bloemfontein on Friday (start 5pm).

Rhule comes in for Rosco Specman who will be providing cover on the bench.

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The following players are not eligible for team selection due to injury: Elandre Huggett (knee), Neil Jordaan (ankle and knee), Steven Meiring (appendix), Gerhard Olivier (ankle), Ruan van Rensburg (knee), Fred Zeilinga (hip), Niel Marais (shoulder).

Cheetahs team: 15 Sergeal Petersen, 14 Raymond Rhule, 13 Francois Venter (captain), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Makazole Mapimpi, 10 Ernst Stapelberg, 9 Tian Meyer, 8 Oupa Mohoje, 7 Henco Venter, 6 Paul Schoeman, 5 Reniel Hugo, 4 Justin Basson, 3 Tom Botha, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Charles Marais

Substitutes: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Ox Nche, 18 Johan Coetzee, 19 Rynier Bernardo, 20 Junior Pokomela, 21 Shaun Venter, 22 Nico Lee, 23 Rosko Specman.