The Vodacom Bulls will play the Cheetahs in a pre-season friendly at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on 24 January.
Sarel Pretorius claimed three awards, including Super Rugby Player of the Year, at the Free State Cheetahs' end-of-year awards ceremony.
The new Cheetahs Vodacom Super Rugby home jersey will be predominantly orange, with a turquoise away jersey.
Boom Prinsloo will miss the start of the Super Rugby season after undergoing surgery for a groin injury.
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.
The Sharks will continue to build momentum with a win over Western Province at Newlands on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Trevor Nyakane, Lood de Jager and Oupa Mohoje will start for the Free State Cheetahs against the Golden Lions in Johannesburg on Saturday.
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.
The Sharks will need nothing short of a bonus-point victory over the Golden Lions if they are to maintain hopes of a home semi-final, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Free State Cheetahs have made two injury-enforced changes for their match against WP in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The Blue Bulls kept their semi-final hopes alive with a dramatic 31-22 victory over the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
It's win or bust for the Blue Bulls against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Coenie Oosthuizen will start at loosehead prop for the Free State Cheetahs against the Blue Bulls in Bloemfontein on Friday.
The Free State Cheetahs strengthened their play-off hopes with a 37-22 bonus-point win over the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth.
The Blue Bulls and the Sharks clash at Loftus on Saturday in a match that will be crucial in deciding their play-off ambitions, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
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