• Steyn arrives in Bloemfontein

    Two-time World Cup-winner Frans Steyn has arrived in Bloemfontein to begin his two-year deal with the Cheetahs.

    Steyn’s new contract started on 1 July, and while he has been waiting in France to be able to secure a flight back to South Africa, the Cheetahs confirmed on Thursday that he had arrived in Bloem.

    The 33-year-old is featured in the latest SA Rugby magazine, and said he was looking forward to beginning the next chapter of his career.

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    ‘We need to win something. I’m not going there just to roll over and die. We need to build something special, something that can last a long time. I played there when I was younger and it’s very close to my heart.

    ‘I am trying to get some of the older players to go back there … The Cheetahs are playing against Leinster and Munster, who have a lot of international players and you need quality and experience to win competitions.’

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    Craig Lewis