Bok barometer (Round 1)

JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round one of Super Rugby.

Stormers, Lions make winning start

The DHL Stormers and Lions recorded important derby wins, while the Sharks blew a golden opportunity on the opening weekend of the 2017 Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Highlights: Cheetahs vs Lions (2017)

Rohan Janse van Rensburg scored two tries in the Lions' 28-25 win in Bloemfontein.

Lions battle past Cheetahs

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.

Swart to debut for Cheetahs

Clinton Swart will start in the midfield for the Cheetahs against the Lions in their Super Rugby opener in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Super Rugby preview: Cheetahs

SuperSport chats to Francois Venter, Franco Smith, Oupa Mohoje and Uzair Cassiem.

Goosen was in Cheetahs squad

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.

Super Rugby preview: Cheetahs

The Cheetahs will be looking to back up their Currie Cup success with an improved showing in Super Rugby this year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Cheetahs blend youth with experience

The Cheetahs have announced their finalised 37-man squad for the 2017 Super Rugby competition.

Venter voted Cheetahs’ best

Francois Venter was named the Cheetahs' Player of the Year at the union's annual awards ceremony on Thursday.

Sharks hammer Cheetahs

The Sharks scored five converted tries to beat the Cheetahs 35-7 in a pre-season friendly in Umlazi on Friday night.

Cheetahs double up on Sharks

The Cheetahs have named two different teams for Friday's pre-season friendly against the Sharks in Umlazi.

Smith committed to Cheetahs

Coach Franco Smith has confirmed that he will remain with the Cheetahs for the forseeable future.

Stormers too good for Cheetahs

The Stormers scored seven tries as they recorded an emphatic 43-7 win over the Cheetahs in a Super Rugby warm-up game in Harare on Saturday.

Hugo to lead Cheetahs

Lock Reniel Hugo will captain the Cheetahs in their pre-season friendly against the Stormers in Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday.

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