Cheetahs depart on a high

Coach Franco Smith has named a 27-man squad for the Cheetahs' three-match tour to Australia.

The squad was announced after the Cheetahs scored 14 tries in their 92-17 demolition of the Sunwolves on Friday night to record their biggest Super Rugby victory yet, and the second biggest winning margin in the history of the competition.

The Cheetahs touring party will depart for Australia on Sunday for matches against the Rebels, Reds and Waratahs before returning home for a game against the Kings on 14 May. 

Cheetahs touring squad – Clayton Blommetjies, Uzair Cassiem, Johan Coetzee, Luan de Bruin, Lodewyk de Jager, Jacques du Toit, Elandre Huggett, Nico Lee, Hilton Lobberts, Charles Marais, Neil Marais, Tian Meyer, Danie Mienie, Teboho Mohoje, Sergeal Petersen, Raymond Rhule, Paul Schoeman, Francois Uys, Michael van der Spuy, Maks van Dyk, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Ruan van Rensburg, Henco Venter, Francois Venter, Shaun Venter, Carl Wegner, Fred Zeilinga.

Photo: Johan Pretorius/Gallo Images

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