Coach Franco Smith has made two changes to the Cheetahs starting lineup for their third game of the PRO14 season against Johan van Graan’s Munster in Bloemfontein on Friday.
While the Cheetahs may not grab the back pages during the World Cup, there are plenty of reasons to keep an eye on their PRO14 progress, writes DYLAN JACK.
Franco Smith has cautioned against raised expectations for the Cheetahs following their 48-14 win over last season’s finalists the Glasgow Warriors.
Veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar will lead out the Cheetahs when they begin their PRO14 campaign against the Glasgow Warriors on Friday night.
Franco Smith says the Cheetahs need to temper their expectations ahead of the start of their PRO14 campaign against the Glasgow Warriors on Friday.
Outgoing coach Franco Smith has expressed his delight after the Cheetahs survived a strong fightback from the Golden Lions to clinch a riveting 31-28 win in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith says he is proud about what he has been able to achieve with the team ahead of the Currie Cup final on Saturday.
Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named a starting lineup filled with Pro14 players for their Currie Cup clash with the Vodacom Bulls on Friday.
Franco Smith will vacate his position as Cheetahs head coach at the end of the year to take over as Italy boss.
Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has received an offer to coach Italy from January 2020.