Cheetahs coach Hawies Fourie has named a strong lineup for Saturday’s Currie Cup clash against the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The Springboks are said to be searching for an opponent to replace the called-off second Test against Georgia. SA Rugby magazine readers were pretty clear in nominating a winning candidate, and even more emphatic that it shouldn’t be the Sharks!
The Cheetahs held their nerve to secure hard-fought one-point victory against the Pumas in Bloemfontein on Friday.
Coach Hawies Fourie has named 13 debutants in the Cheetahs’ match 23 for their opening Currie Cup game of the season against Griquas in Kimberley on Saturday.
Shimlas and Cheetahs U21 centre Shayne Bolton, who is Irish-qualified, has signed for Connacht Rugby ahead of the 2021-22 season.
The Cheetahs have officially announced the signing of a fifth Varsity Cup star in University of Cape Town centre Evardi Boshoff on a short-term deal.
No Springbok squad squad members will feature in a Rainbow Cup final or any franchise games against the British & Irish Lions.
SA Rugby has announced that the Currie Cup Premier and First Divisions will be back to normal this year, while also confirming new provincial U20 competitions after last year’s Covid-19 interruption.
Stormers centre Rikus Pretorius and skills coach Labeeb Levy both shared their excitement over Rosko Specman’s arrival at the Cape side. DYLAN JACK reports.
Reduced to a punching bag for New Zealand rugby, Australia need only seize the opportunity to engage South Africa in a mutually beneficial rugby competition, writes ZELIM NEL.