Manjezi returns for Cheetahs tour

Sintu Manjezi (Gallo)
Sintu Manjezi (Gallo)

Cape Town - Injured lock Sintu Manjezi has recovered from his shoulder injury and will return in time for the Cheetahs' crucial tour of Ireland and Wales which starts next week.

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Manjezi injured himself in the first PRO14 clash against the Southern Kings and missed out on the return match in Bloemfontein last week.

Craig Barry, Gerhard Olivier and Reinach Venter have been also added to the squad with Daniel Maartens falling out of the group after being on the bench for the game in Bloemfontein.

The Cheetahs leave on Tuesday and will tackle log leaders Leinster at RDS Arena in Dublin on February 15 (16:30 SA time), followed by a duel against Ulster in Belfast on February 22 (21:35 SA time).

They conclude their tour on February 29 with a clash against the Dragons at Rodney Parade in Newport, Wales (19:15 SA time).

The Cheetahs are currently missing Justin Basson (knee), Marnus van der Merwe (knee), Oupa Mohoje (knee), Dries Swanepoel (ankle) and Anthony Volmink (calf), who are injured.

Cheetahs touring squad:

Wilmar Arnoldi, Craig Barry, Clayton Blommetjies, Aranos Coetzee, Aidon Davis, Luan de Bruin, JP du Preez, Joseph Dweba, Louis Fouche, Benhard Janse van Rensburg, Sintu Manjezi, Charles Marais, Chris Massyn, Rabz Maxwane, Tian Meyer, Gerhard Olivier, Ruan Pienaar, Junior Pokomela, Tian Schoeman, William Small-Smith, Chris Smit, Rhyno Smith, Walt Steenkamp, Boan Venter, Reinach Venter, Jasper Wiese

- PRO14 Media

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