Rudolph Jacobs
Rugby Journalist
1 minute read
28 Aug 2014
1:30 pm

Taute gets a run at centre

Rudolph Jacobs

Jaco Taute has returned as centre in the Western Province midfield for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls at Loftus this Saturday.

FILE PICTURE: Jaco Taute of the Stormers. Picture: Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images.

In the only change named by coach Allister Coetzee this morning Taute comes in for the injured Michael van der Spuy who was ruled out of the game with a hamstring strain.

In the only change on the bench, talented midfielder Pat Howard was named to take Taute’s place, while Springbok Juan de Jongh will continue in his captaincy role.

Western Province: Cheslin Kolbe, Kobus van Wyk, Juan de Jongh (capt), Jaco Taute, Seabelo Senatla; Demetri Catrakilis, Nic Groom; Nizaam Carr, Michael Rhodes, Siya Kolisi, Manuel Carizza, Jean Kleyn, Pat Cilliers (vice-capt), Stephan Coetzee, Alistair Vermaak. Bench: Neil Rautenbach, Brok Harris, Ruan Botha, Rynhardt Elstadt, Louis Schreuder, Kurt Coleman, Pat Howard