• Cheetahs’ big guns to take on Bulls

    Coach Franco Smith has named a 33-man squad for the Cheetahs' pre-season match against the Bulls in Harare on Saturday.

    Smith has gone with an 18/15 split in favour of the forwards.

    The game will serve as centre Francois Venter's first as captain of the franchise.

    It will not be televised by SuperSport.

    Cheetahs touring squad:

    Forwards – Tienie Burger, Uzair Cassiem, Luan de Bruin, Lood de Jager, Jacques du Toit, Reniel Hugo, Niell Jordaan, Armandt Koster, Hilton Lobberts, Charles Marais, Danie Mienie, Boom Prinsloo, Neil Rautenbach, Paul Schoeman, Maks van Dyk, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Henco Venter, Carl Wegner.

    Backs – Clayton Blommetjies, Maphutha Dolo, Reinhardt Erwee, Gerrie Labuschagne, Niel Marais, Tian Meyer, Sergeal Petersen, Raymond Rhule, William Small-Smith, JP Smith, Michael van der Spuy, Ruan van Rensburg, Francois Venter, Shaun Venter, Fred Zeilinga.

    Photo: Johan Pretorius/Gallo Images

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    Mariette Adams