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De-Jay Terbanche joins the starting line-up against the Sharks and earns his 170th Cap - 7 September 2017

De-Jay Terbanche joins the starting line this Friday and runs on the filed for his 170th Cap for the Pumas.
Photo: Andre Meintjes

The Pumas’ Shark import Stefan Ungerer, won’t line-up when they face the coastal side in a Currie Cup fixture in Nelspruit’s Mbombela Stadium on Friday afternoon.
Ungerer has joined another former Shark, Francois Kleinhans on the side-lines with concussion while fullback Gerrit Smith also sits this one out.
Stalwart scrumhalf Reynier van Rooyen starts at nine with Justin van Staden returning to the Starting XV, this time in the fullback jersey.
Van Rooyen was on the bench both times when the Pumas defeated the Sharks at Mbombela in 2014 and 15.
The only other survivors from those teams are Van Staden, Jerome Pretorius, Frankie Herne and De-Jay Terblanche.
Terblanche will be representing the Pumas for the 170th time. He replaces Kwezi Mona in the Starting XV this week while lock forward Cameron Lindsay starts for the first time.
Flyhalf Sias Ebersohn returns to the bench along with scrumhalf Theo Maré, who is on loan with the Blue Bulls.
Afrikaans:
Die Pumas se ingevoerde Shark Stefan Ungerer sal nie aantree wanneer hulle Saterdag in die Mbombelastadion in Nelspruit die kusspan in ‘n Curriebekerstryd aandurf nie.
Ungerer sluit hom by nog ‘n voormalige Shark, Francois Kleinhans met harsingskudding op die kantlyn aan terwyl die heelagter Gerrit Smith ook uitsit.
Die staatmaker-skrumskakel Reynier van Rooyen begin op nege terwyl Justin van Staden ook na die beginspan op heelagter terugkeer.
Van Rooyen was albei kere op die bank toe die Pumas die Sharks in 2014 en ’15 in die Mbombelastadium geklop het.
Ander spelers wat in daardie spanne gespeel het sluit in Van Staden, Jerome Pretorius, Frankie Herne en De-Jay Terblanche.
Terblanche sal die Unie vir die 170e keer teenwoordig. Hy vervang Kwezi Mona in die beginspan en die slot Cameron Lindsay begin die eerste keer.
Die losskakel Sias Ebersohn is ook terug op die bank met die reserwe-skrumskakel Theo Maré, wie deur die Blou Bulle aan die Pumas geleen word.
Pumas vs Sharks: Justin van Staden; JP Lewis, Jerome Pretorius, Hennie Skorbinski ©, Ruwellyn Isbell; Kobus Marais, Reynier van Rooyen; Willie Engelbrecht, Thembelani Bholi, Chris Cloete, Cameron Lindsay, Stefan Willemse, Pieter Scholtz, Mark Pretorius, De-Jay Terblanche (Vice Capt). Reserves: Frank Herne, Khwezi Mona, Hugo Kloppers, Brian Shabangu, Theo Maré, Sias Ebersohn, Devon Williams

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