CHEETAHS

Setback for Sergeal

Cheetahs wing Sergeal Petersen will be sidelined for between six and eight weeks after breaking his jaw against the Bulls.


Bulls’ second-half blitz stuns Cheetahs

Piet van Zyl grabbed a brace as the Vodacom Bulls defeated the Cheetahs 30-13 in their first pre-season match in Polokwane on Saturday.


Super Rugby preview: Cheetahs

The Cheetahs could struggle again in this year's tournament after a mass exodus of players.


Bulls start new recruits

Trevor Nyakane and Lappies Labuschagne will start for the Bulls in Polokwane on Saturday, with Joe Pietersen at flyhalf for the Cheetahs.


Brüssow could captain Cheetahs

Heinrich Brüssow is set to be named Cheetahs captain when he returns to Bloemfontein from Japan.


Pietersen set for flyhalf stint

Joe Pietersen is poised to take over the No 10 jersey for the start of the Cheetahs' Vodacom Super Rugby campaign.


Cheetahs finalise preparations

The Cheetahs will face the Stormers in a Super Rugby warm-up match in Cape Town on 30 January.


Polokwane to host Bulls, Cheetahs

The Vodacom Bulls will play the Cheetahs in a pre-season friendly at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on 24 January.


Pretorius wins big at Cheetahs awards

Sarel Pretorius claimed three awards, including Super Rugby Player of the Year, at the Free State Cheetahs' end-of-year awards ceremony.


Cheetahs launch new kit

The new Cheetahs Vodacom Super Rugby home jersey will be predominantly orange, with a turquoise away jersey.


Prinsloo blow for Cheetahs

Boom Prinsloo will miss the start of the Super Rugby season after undergoing surgery for a groin injury.


Rampant Lions knock Cheetahs out

The Golden Lions secured a home semi-final and ended the Free State Cheetahs' play-off hopes with a 47-7 win at Ellis Park, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.


Currie Cup preview (Round 10)

The Sharks will continue to build momentum with a win over Western Province at Newlands on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


Bok trio bolster Cheetahs

Trevor Nyakane, Lood de Jager and Oupa Mohoje will start for the Free State Cheetahs against the Golden Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.


WP secure top spot

A late Kobus van Wyk try lifted Western Province to a 34-29 victory over the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.


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