Cheetahs winger Sergeal Petersen has been ruled out of action for four to six weeks with a knee injury.
Lions centre Howard Mnisi will be out of action for at least nine months as the result of a serious knee injury.
Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored a brace of tries as the Lions snatched a 28-25 win over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
One of the Cheetahs flyhalves threw a tizzy fit during the off-season when he came across a squad list pinned to a change-room wall that had Johan Goosen’s name on it. This is according to veteran rugby writer Gavin Rich, who has written an insightful, in-depth article in the new issue of SA Rugby magazine on the fallout from Goosen’s ‘retirement’. Goosen got out… Read more →
The Cheetahs will be looking to back up their Currie Cup success with an improved showing in Super Rugby this year, writes CRAIG LEWIS. After a surprising and impressive progression to the knockout stage of Super Rugby in 2013, the Cheetahs have again endured a sequence of poor results. Over the past three seasons the Free State side has finished in… Read more →
Niel Marais kicked 21 points to guide the Free State Cheetahs to a 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls and a first Currie Cup title in nine years. JON CARDINELLI reports. The 2016 Currie Cup climaxed in fairytale fashion for coach Franco Smith and his Cheetahs charges in Bloemfontein on Saturday. After winning all eight of their league matches, and… Read more →
The Free State Cheetahs will be favourites to down the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Sergeal Petersen scored a hat-trick of tries, while Niel Marais kicked 21 points as the Free State Cheetahs recorded a resounding 55-17 win over the Golden Lions in Saturday’s Currie Cup semi-final in Bloemfontein, CRAIG LEWIS reports.