Franco Smith has confirmed his commitment to the Cheetahs and says he still has ‘unfinished business’ at the Bloemfontein-based franchise. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
SA Rugby has confirmed that the Cheetahs and Kings will no longer compete in Super Rugby from next year.
Michael van der Spuy has retired at the age of 26 due to repeated head injuries.
Flanks Henco Venter and Rynhardt Elstadt have both received a one-match suspension for striking each other in an off-the-ball incident in Bloemfontein.
Cheslin Kolbe scored a hat-trick of tries as the Stormers beat the Cheetahs 40-34 in Bloemfontein on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
Backline duo Fred Zeilinga and William Small-Smith have signed contract extensions that will keep them at the Cheetahs for the next two seasons.
Captain Francois Venter has been included as one of five personnel changes to the Cheetahs' starting XV for Saturday's clash against the Stormers in Bloemfontein.
The Cheetahs' stand-in captain Torsten van Jaarsveld has been ruled out for between six to eight weeks with a neck injury.
Blitzboks stars Rosco Speckman, Chris Dry and Cecil Afrika will be available to the Cheetahs until the end of October, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok and Cheetahs flanker Oupa Mohoje could be set to join the Stormers from next year.
The Cheetahs could join the Celtic Pro12 competition if they are axed from Super Rugby.
The Lions have secured a home playoff, while the Stormers and Sharks have also qualified on the back of some favourable results in round 14, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Cheetahs snapped a nine-match losing streak as they clinched an emphatic 47-7 win over the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Elton Jantjies must make a timely statement in this Rugby Championship campaign as Handré Pollard nears full fitness, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
A second-place finish for the Springboks in the Rugby Championship would signify progress – but only in the context of a nightmare two-year period, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SA Rugby has only itself to blame for the sad demise of the Currie Cup, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
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