Bloemfontein – The Griquas go into this weekends’ Currie Cup fourth round clash against the Toyota Free State Cheetahs with a do-or-die attitude.
After three rounds, the men from Kimberley are still looking for their first win of the competition and will be looking to make home ground advantage count.
The Free State sides’ only win of the competion game against lacklustre Griquas in Bloemfontein at few weeks ago.
As with the Cheetahs, the Peacock Blues are also a bit thin in the lock department, and the side are sweating to have Jaco Nepgen fit for the weekend, while Carl Wegner of the Cheetahs is out with a shoulder injury sustained against the Sharks in Durban.
Coach Hawies Fourie told Courant that it’s good be playing at home again, after having played just one home thus far in the comeption, however they need to secure a win.
The side from Kimberely will aiming for an improved lineout this weekend and defence at the driving mauls. Discipline is another aspect of their game they will be paying attention to after being heavily penalised at the Mbombela Stadium.