The Kings conceded nine tries as they suffered a woeful 59-10 defeat to Ulster at Kingspan Stadium on Friday night. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Cheetahs will take a huge step towards playoff qualification if they beat the Cardiff Blues in Saturday’s Pro14 match at the Arms Park, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
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.
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 →
The Cheetahs should target a bonus-point win when they take on the Kings in Port Elizabeth this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS. The Cheetahs should still be smarting after an ill-disciplined end to their encounter against Treviso last weekend, which ultimately saw them slip to a disappointing 27-21 loss in Italy. It allowed the Glasgow Warriors and Munster to open up… Read more →
Munster lock Jean Kleyn is more likely to play Test rugby for Ireland than the Springboks.
Torsten van Jaarsveld is set to captain the Cheetahs in the absence of the injured Francois Venter for Saturday’s Pro14 derby against the Kings. Venter has been ruled out with a neck injury, while William Small-Smith is also unavailable due to a knee injury, which has left the Cheetahs with a midfield conundrum. However, Clinton Swart and Clayton Blommetjies should be… Read more →
Leinster claimed a 38-7 bonus-point victory over Ulster, while there were also wins for Munster, Glasgow, the Ospreys, Scarlets, Edinburgh and Treviso in the Pro14. The highly anticipated Irish derby turned out to be a one-sided show as Leinster produced a brilliant performance which reduced Ulster to bystanders. The result keeps Leinster in second position in Conference B, 11 points… Read more →
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 →