EP Kings head to Griffons with a total of 6 changes to the starting line-up that played against the Border Bulldogs last
Profile try scorer SP Marais makes a welcome return to the side after missing last week’s match. Other noticeable
absentees are speedster Norman Nelson, Captain Luke Watson and experienced campaigner Falie Oelschig.
All three are expected for selection for next week’s clash against the Valke.
Coach, Alan Solomons alluded to the fact that Welkom isn’t an easy location to get to, but all the right travelling
arrangements have been put in place and he along with the coaching staff and team are looking forward to the game.
Kings stand in captain Hannes Franklin commented “We’ve had some good training sessions this week and all players
are geared up for the match”, he further commented that the focus wasn’t on getting an 8th victory in a row but rather
getting the basics rigtht and coming away with favourable results.
The game takes place on Saturday 10th September at 15:00.
EP KINGS TEAM TO PLAY GRIFFONS
15 SP Marais
11 Joe Breytenbach
13 Jaco Bekker
12 Matthew Tayler-Smith
14 Marcello Sampson
10 Louis Strydom (Vice-Captain)
9 Danie Faasen
1 Jaco Engels
2 Hannes Franklin (Captain)
3 Clint Newland
6 Boetie Britz
4 Barend Pieterse
5 Ross Kennedy
7 Devin Oosthuizen
8 Darron Nell
16 Bobby Dyer
17 Ronnie Uys
18 Wayne van Heerden
19 Mpho Mbiyozo
20 Jacques Coetzee
21 George Whitehead
22 Tiger Mangweni