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 →
Finn Russell kicked 12 points to guide the Glasgow Warriors to a 17-0 win over Edinburgh, while there were also Pro14 wins for Treviso, the Scarlets and Ospreys. In a substandard first half, Russell landed a penalty as the Warriors took a 3-0 lead. But the first half came to an abrupt end when Scotstoun Stadium had to be evacuated… Read more →
Edinburgh clinched a dramatic 18-17 win to end the Glasgow Warriors’ perfect run in the Pro14, while Connacht downed Ulster and Treviso beat Zebre. The heated Scottish derby, which doubled up as the first of three 1872 Cup fixtures between the sides, made for enthralling viewing from start to finish. The Glasgow Warriors came into this encounter with a perfect… Read more →
Sam Hidalgo-Clyne scored three self-converted tries in the last 10 minutes to guide Edinburgh to an emphatic 48-21 win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports. Edinburgh are currently fourth in the Pro14 Conference B standings, but it didn’t take long to show why they are such a powerhouse in European rugby. Playing in Port Elizabeth for the… Read more →
Chris Cloete was named Man of the Match as Munster beat Zebre 36-19, while there were also victories for the Glasgow Warriors, Leinster, Cardiff Blues, Ulster, Scarlets and Cheetahs in the Pro14.
The Scarlets overcame a 13-point deficit to grind out a 34-30 victory over the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Sunday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Cheetahs wing Luther Obi suffered a broken arm in the match against Edinburgh in Bloemfontein on Friday.