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Toetie names his 34-man Bok squad for Castle Lager Championships

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Bosch, Du Preez and Gelant get the nod

Curwin Bosch. Photo: Gerhard Duraan, BackpagePix
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee named a 34-man squad for the start of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship on Saturday evening after the Super Rugby final at Ellis Park.
The squad is: 
Forwards (19): 
Uzair Cassiem (flank/No 8), Toyota Cheetahs – 1 cap, 5 points (1 try) 
Lood de Jager (lock), Vodacom Bulls – 29 caps, 20 points (4 tries) 
Dan du Preez (No 8), Cell C Sharks – uncapped 
Jean-Luc du Preez (loose forward), Cell C Sharks – 4 caps, 0 points 
Pieter-Steph du Toit (lock), DHL Stormers – 23 caps, 15 points (3 tries) 
Eben Etzebeth (lock), DHL Stormers – 57 caps, 15 points (3 tries) 
Lizo Gqoboka (prop), Vodacom Bulls – uncapped 
Steven Kitshoff (prop), DHL Stormers – 13 caps, 0 points 
Siya Kolisi (flank), DHL Stormers – 19 caps, 5 points (1 try) 
Jaco Kriel (loose forward), Emirates Lions/Kubota Spears (Jap) – 8 caps, 0 points 
Frans Malherbe (prop), DHL Stormers – 17 caps, 0 points 
Malcolm Marx (hooker), Emirates Lions – 5 caps, 5 points (1 try) 
Bongi Mbonambi (hooker), DHL Stormers – 8 caps; 0 points 
Oupa Mohoje (loose forward), Toyota Cheetahs – 17 tests, 0 points 
Franco Mostert (lock), Emirates Lions/Ricoh Black Rams (Jap) – 10 caps, 0 points 
Tendai Mtawarira (prop), Cell C Sharks – 90 caps, 10 points (2 tries) 
Trevor Nyakane (prop), Vodacom Bulls – 28 – 5 points (1 try) 
Coenie Oosthuizen (prop), Cell C Sharks – 26 caps, 20 points (4 tries) 
Chiliboy Ralepelle (hooker), Cell C Sharks – 22 caps, 5 points (1 try) 

Backs (15): 
Curwin Bosch (flyhalf), Cell C Sharks – uncapped 
Andries Coetzee (fullback), Emirates Lions – 3 caps, 0 points 
Ross Cronje (scrumhalf), Emirates Lions – 2 caps, 5 points (1 try) 
Damian de Allende (centre), DHL Stormers – 22 Caps, 15 points (3 tries) 
Warrick Gelant (fullback), Vodacom Bulls – uncapped 
Francois Hougaard (scrumhalf), Worcester (England) – 42 caps, 25 points (5 tries) 
Elton Jantjies (flyhalf), Emirates Lions/NTT Shining Arcs (Jap) – 14 caps, 130 points (1 try, 22 conversions, 27 penalties) 
Jesse Kriel (centre), Vodacom Bulls – 19 caps, 25 points (5 tries) 
Dillyn Leyds (utility back), DHL Stormers – 3 caps, 0 points 
Rudy Paige (scrumhalf), Vodacom Bulls – 8 caps, 5 points (1 try) 
Handre Pollard (flyhalf), Vodacom Bulls – 20 caps, 188 points (2 tries, 29 con, 37 pen, 3 dropkicks)
Raymond Rhule (wing), Toyota Cheetahs – 3 caps 0 points 
Jan Serfontein (centre), Vodacom Bulls – 29 caps, 20 points (4 tries) 
Courtnall Skosan (wing), Emirates Lions – 3 caps 0 pints 
Francois Venter (centre), Toyota Cheetahs – 3 caps, 0 points
 – African News Agency (ANA)