SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has lauded the eight provincial teams, match officials and local television broadcaster for their contribution to an attractive brand of rugby displayed during the recently concluded Preparation Series.
Check out how Cheetahs fullback Rhyno Smith pulled off a stunning 50-metre-plus drop goal in their Preparation Series match against the Pumas.
Flyhalf Eddie Fouche accounted for all of the Pumas’ points as they clinched a hard-fought 22-15 over the Cheetahs in Nelspruit on Friday.
Cheetahs centre Frans Steyn kicked a last-minute penalty to clinch a 39-38 shootout against the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Wednesday night.
The inclusion of veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar is one of six changes to the Cheetahs starting lineup for Wednesday’s preparation match against the Sharks in Bloemfontein.
In a new segment by SARugbymag.co.za, the Play of the Week award goes to Cheetahs wing Rosko Specman for his stunning individual try against the Stormers in the preparation series.
Rosko Specman scored a hat-trick as the Cheetahs inflicted a 34-33 defeat on the Stormers at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday.
The Cheetahs have reportedly made an attractive offer to secure the services of departing Lions lock Marvin Orie.
The Cheetahs have announced the signing of veteran prop Schalk Ferreira on a two-year deal.
Bath have confirmed the signing of Cheetahs hooker Jacques du Toit, who will join the club with immediate effect.