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Cavaliers team to face Welwitchias

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VETERAN lock Johannes (Hanno) Kitshoff will earn his 50th Boland Cavaliers cap in Saturday’s Currie Cup match against the Welwitschias at the Boland Stadium in Wellington.

The 32-year old Kitshoff, a product of Worcester Gymnasium and a player who came through Boland’s age-group and club rugby structures, has been a stalwart for the Cavaliers ever-since he joined the professional team in 2012.
While Saturday will be a memorable day for Kitshoff on a personal note, he will be the first player to shy away from the spotlight and would rather concentrate on the team’s immediate goal, which is to beat the Welwitschias .

The Cavaliers are enjoying a superb season and a spot in the Currie Cup Premier Division is very much a reality at the moment. A win on Saturday will further strengthen their overall position (2nd) on the Currie Cup log.

More good news for Boland is the return of their evergreen hooker Clemen Lewis. Lewis, who boasts 134 caps for the Cavaliers, has been included on the replacements bench after being sidelined this entire season due to a groin injury.

CURRIE CUP U.20 COMPETITION:

In a curtain raiser for the Boland Cavaliers vs Welwitchias match on Saturday, the Boland U.20 side will face the Griffons U.20’s in a Currie Cup U.20’s match.

Both teams are still undefeated in this year’s competition, with the Griffons in first place on the log (four wins from four matches) and Boland second (three wins from three matches).

Boland team to face the Welwitschias:
Saturday 25 June 2016
Boland Stadium, Wellington

15. Nico Scheepers
14. Sergio Torrens
13. Ryan Nell (captain)
12. Christopher Bosch
11. Danwel Demas
10. Adriaan Carelse
9. Marnus Hugo
8. Zandre Jordaan (vice captain)
7. Shaun McDonald
6. Keenan Cronje
5. Ferdi Horn
4. Hanno Kitshoff
3. Francois Hanekom
2. Chadley Wenn
1. Linda Thwala

16. Clemen lewis
17. Yves Bashiya
18. Ockie van Zyl
19. Wayne Wilschut
20. Jovelian de Koker
21. William van Wyk
22. Gerrit van Wyk

ROAD CLOSURES: Please note that part of Fontein Street in Wellington (between Willem Basson street and Burg street) will be closed off by Law Enforcement officials on Saturday 25 June from 10:00 to 17:00 for access control purposes and to control the flow of traffic in front of the Boland stadium.

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