The Cheetahs are sweating over the fitness of three key forwards following Saturday’s win over the Bulls. Lock Reniel Hugo appears to have suffered a serious knee injury, while Ox Nche and Uzair Cassiem are also feared to have sustained ligament damage that could sideline them for a few weeks. The Cheetahs will host the Sunwolves in Bloemfontein this Saturday…. Read more →
Oupa Mohoje scored two tries as the Cheetahs hung on for a 34-28 victory against the Bulls in Bloemfontein, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Jason Jenkins will replace the injured Lood de Jager in the Bulls’ team to face the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein this Saturday. There are only two changes to the Bulls’ starting side that lost to the Stormers in Cape Town last weekend, with loosehead prop Lizo Gqoboka rotating in for Pierre Schoeman. SUPER RUGBY PREVIEW: Round 2 (Part 1) De Jager’s unavailability due to… Read more →
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.