Volksblad reports that GWK Griquas have finalised their contracts for the 2013 season. Though there aren’t any notable new signings, some loan players have been contracted.
The good performance by Griquas in the Currie Cup, has added valuable depth to the resources available to the Cheetahs for the 2013 Super 15 season, and quite a few should represent the Toyota Cheetahs Super 15 team.
The Griquas Team 2013:
Backs: Willie le Roux, Rudi Vogt, Rocco Jansen, Dusty Noble, Richard Lawson, Luzuko Vulindlu, Jannie Boshoff, Jean Stemmet, Walter Venter, PJ Vermeulen, JP Nel, Francois Brummer, Marnus Hugo, Jacques Coetzee, Enrico Acker.
Jannie Boshoff, Luzuko Vulindlu were the loan players offered contracts, whilst Marnitz Boshoff (Lions), Stefan Watermeyer (Pumas) are the transfered players. Wilmaure Louw, and Matt Rosslee were not offered new contracts.
Forwards: Leon Karemaker, Burger Schoeman, Justin Downey, Marnus Schoeman, Jonathan Adendorf, Wesley Wilkins, Jaco Nepgen, Ligtoring Landman, Edwin Hewitt, Ryno Barnes, Matt Dobson, Simon Westraadt, Janro van Niekerk, Steph Roberts, Lourens Adriaanse.
Martin Muller (Cheetahs), Frikkie Spies (France), Ivan Espag (Pumas) are the players moving, whilst flank and ex 7’s bok Chase Minnaar is retiring. Prop Eugene Butterworth was not offered a contract.