Nico Lee scored a brace as the Cheetahs claimed a 45-24 bonus-point win over the Kings in Bloemfontein on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports. The Cheetahs came into this clash as favourites. They scored six tries in the 45-21 win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth last week, with Lee crossing the line on three occasions. The South African derby in… Read more →
The Cheetahs will be confident of claiming another comfortable win over the Kings in Saturday’s Pro14 clash in Bloemfontein, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Kings captain Michael Willemse has returned to the starting lineup for their clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday. Willemse replaces Stephan Coetzee and will reclaim the armband from prop Schalk Ferreira. The lineup also features the return of flank Andisa Ntsila in place of Eital Bredenkamp. Among the backline, an injury to Oliver Zono means that Martin du Toit… Read more →
Kings flyhalf Oliver Zono will miss Saturday’s Pro14 return leg against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein. Zono injured his knee during the Kings’ 45-21 loss to the Cheetahs in Port Elizabeth last Saturday. WATCH: Highlights of Kings vs Cheetahs ‘Oliver has damaged his knee but we’ll only be able to confirm the severity of the injury after further examination and scans have… Read more →
Nico Lee scored a hat-trick as the Cheetahs beat the Kings 45-21 in Port Elizabeth on Saturday to win the first South African Pro14 derby. MARIETTE ADAMS reports. It was far from a high-octane encounter, but the competition’s first local derby got off to a lively start as brittle defensive work saw both teams scoring early tries. Ultimately, though, the Cheetahs… Read more →
Edinburgh scored five tries in their 37-7 win against the Kings.
Two tries against 13 men propelled Treviso to a 27-21 win against the Cheetahs at Stadio Monigo on Saturday. SIMON BORCHARDT reports. The Cheetahs, who had last played in the Pro14 on 2 December, were leading 16-8 after 54 minutes when hooker Torsten van Jaarsveld was sent to the sin bin for a breakdown infringement in the red zone. He… Read more →
The Kings suffered an 11th successive defeat in the Pro14 as they slumped to a 37-7 loss against Edinburgh at Myreside Stadium on Friday night. Although the Kings started this clash with plenty of endeavour, they were ultimately no match for their Scottish hosts in wet and muddy conditions. Despite a scoreless opening quarter, Edinburgh took control of proceedings before… Read more →
The Cheetahs should make a winning return to action when they face Treviso in Italy this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS. TREVISO vs CHEETAHS After conceding nearly 100 points in their first two matches, the Cheetahs have gone from strength to strength in the Pro14, which has seen them win six of their last eight games. The Cheetahs’ last victory came… Read more →
Schalk Ferreira will captain the Kings in their Pro14 match at Edinburgh on Friday night. The Kings have lost all 10 of their matches in this season’s competition and are rooted to the bottom of Conference B. They have not played since 1 December, when they lost 48-21 to Edinburgh in Port Elizabeth. Edinburgh are fourth in the same conference, having… Read more →