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.
Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has made one injury-enforced change to his team’s starting XV for their clash with the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Wings Malcolm Jaer and Rosko Specman scored five tries between them as the Cheetahs cruised to a 53-31 win over the Pumas in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Frans Steyn and Ruan Pienaar have been named in the Cheetahs starting lineup for their Super Rugby Unlocked opener against the Pumas in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar has criticised SA Rugby for its treatment of the Cheetahs and Kings with regard to the teams’ future in the PRO14.
Veteran scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar is adamant the Cheetahs will not be booted from the PRO14 if the competition is expanded to 16 teams.
Look back at extended highlights from an absolute thriller between the Sharks and Crusaders during the 2007 Super 14 season – a game that went down to the final kick.
Cheetahs captain Ruan Pienaar has defended his team’s performances in the Pro14 after the side was criticised by former Ireland hooker Keith Wood.
The Cheetahs used all possible avenues – including Ruan Pienaar’s inside information – to bring Frans Steyn back to Bloemfontein.
Ulster scored two tries to claim a scrappy 20-10 victory over the Cheetahs at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast on Saturday.