Rugby fixtures: September 28th -29th

Rugby Championship
Sat: 17:00 CAT South Africa Australia Loftus Versfled, Pretoria
        01:10 CAT Argentina New Zealand Estadio Gigante de Arroyita, Rosario
Currie Cup
Fri:  19:10 CAT Sharks Blue Bulls Kings Park, Durban
Sat: 14:00 CAT Western Province Golden Lions Newlands Stadium , Cape Town
        14:00 CAT Cheetahs Griquas Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein

Currie Cup: Cheetahs twins start side by side

For the first time as professional rugby players the Ebersohn twins have been selected to play side by side, Sias at fly half and Robert as inside centre. While they have started plenty of matches together, they are usually separated by the inside centre.

The Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has selected Robert, usually an outside centre, at inside center in an attempt to take the pressure off young Raymond Rhule and Sias is recalled to the team in place of the failed experiment with Tewis de Bruyn last week.

Sias, who will be leaving the Cheetahs for the Western Force at the end of the season has struggled for form recently and 2012 has seen him drop beind new Bok Johann Goosen and rookie Riaan Smit this season. Both Sias and his coach will be hoping for one last hurrah before he heads to Perth.

The Cheetahs host the Griquas on Saturday, KO 14:00 CAT (13:00 GMT)


Free State Cheetahs: 15 Hennie Daniller, 14 Nico Scheepers, 13 Raymond Rhule, 12 Robert Ebersohn (captain), 11 Rayno Benjamin, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Sarel Pretorius, 8 Phillip van der Walt, 7 Pieter Labuschagne, 6 Heinrich Brüssow, 5 Izak van der Westhuizen, 4 Francois Uys, 3 Ross Geldenhuys, 2 Hercu Liebenberg, 1 Marcel van der Merwe.
Replacements: 16 AJ Le Roux, 17 Brummer Badenhorst, 18 Carl Wegner, 19 Hendro Scholtz, 20 Tewis du Bruyn, 21 Andries Strauss, 22 Philip Snyman.