Two changes for DHL WP

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There are two changes to the DHL Western Province starting line-up for the SuperSport Rugby Challenge encounter against Cell C Sharks XV in Durban on Friday.

There is one change in the forward pack and one in the backline for the clash, which kicks off at 15h00 on Friday at KP2 on the outer grounds at Jonsson Kings Park.

Hooker Daniel Jooste is back from injury to take his place in the starting line-up, while David Brits makes his first start of the season at outside centre.

There are a number of changes to the replacements bench with prop Michael Kumbirai and scrumhalf Godlen Masimla making their first appearances of the campaign and outside back Tristan Leyds back from injury.

DHL Western Province Head Coach Jerome Paarwater said that his side are determined to make it three consecutive wins on the road.

“It is vital that we continue building momentum and winning away from home and this match will be a major test for us.

“We have got some consistency in selection and the key will be accuracy in our execution and intensity for the full 80 minutes in Durban,” he said.

DHL Western Province: 
15 Craig Barry (captain), 14 Nico Leonard, 13 David Brits, 12 Lyle Hendricks, 11 Edwill van der Merwe, 10 Abner van Reenen, 9 Paul de Wet, 8 Marno Redelinghuys, 7 Ben-Jason Dixon, 6 Chris Massyn, 5 David Meihuizen, 4 Jordan Sesink-Clee, 3 Lee-Marvin Mazibuko, 2 Daniel Jooste, 1 Kwenzo Blose.

Replacements: 
16 Schalk Erasmus, 17 Michael Kumbirai, 18 Brandon Valentyn, 19 Dian Koen, 20 Godlen Masimla, 21 Tristan Leyds, 22 Sihle Njezula.

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