Cheetahs captain Tian Meyer believes the pressure is on his side to return to their standards in this weekend’s derby against the Kings in Port Elizabeth.
Cheetahs loose-forward Oupa Mohoje faces another lengthy spell on the sidelines due to a recurring knee injury.
The Cheetahs suffered a setback in their hunt for the Pro14 playoffs after being handed a 41-13 defeat by Zebre in Parma on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
The Cheetahs and Kings will look to hit the ground running with two PRO14 matches that are of vital importance to both campaigns this weekend.
Playmaker Malcolm Jaer is determined to make a good impression for the Blitzboks in the looming World Rugby Sevens Series in order to be in contention for Olympic selection.
Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie expressed his relief after the team claimed their first win of his tenure against the Ospreys in Swansea on Saturday.
The Cheetahs survived a late onslaught to secure an exciting 18-13 victory against the Ospreys in Swansea on Saturday.
Hawies Fourie has made five changes to the Cheetahs’ starting lineup for Saturday’s match against the Ospreys in Neath.
The log-jam in Conference A means that the Cheetahs will see it as a non-negotiable to win on the road to sustain their PRO14 challenge.
Cheetahs coach Hawie Fourie is preparing his players for the northern hemisphere by dipping balls in water so that the players get used to passing when it is slippery.