Cheetahs star fullback Rhyno Smith believes that his side has the ability to claim their first ever PRO14 championship title this season.
South African players have made a strong start to the 2019-20 PRO14 season, with the Cheetahs topping the stats after the opening two rounds.
Anthony Volmink scored a hat-trick to help the Cheetahs claim a 63-26 bonus-point victory over Ulster in Bloemfontein on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Rhyno Smith will replace Aphelele Fassi in the only change to their starting lineup for the Currie Cup clash with Western Province in Durban on Saturday.
Rhyno Smith and Chris Massyn are among the four players who have signed long-term contracts with the Cheetahs ahead of the next Pro14 season.
Sharks utility back Rhyno Smith and Griquas lock Sintu Manjezi have been added to the Cheetahs’ player roster.
Sharks fullback Rhyno Smith has been included in the SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad that will play tournaments in Uruguay and Chile. Besides the inclusion of Smith, coach Marius Schoeman has selected teenagers Angelo Davids and Muller du Plessis along with capped Blitzboks Marco Labuschagne, Zain Davids, Ryan Oosthuizen, Dewald Human, Stedman Gans and Selvyn Davids. SA Rugby Academy regulars Impi… Read more →
Sharks fullback Rhyno Smith will join the sevens academy in Stellenbosch this January as he attempts to make the Blitzboks squad for the remainder of the 2017-18 World Rugby Sevens Series. Smith recently signed a contract extension with the Sharks that will see him play in Durban until the end of the 2019 season, but the union has granted him… Read more →