Posts Tagged ‘ Cheetahs Rugby ’

Farewell to the original warrior

February 12, 2013
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Farewell to the original warrior

Rugby players retire all the time, but it is not often that you will find the global rugby community express a collective sense of loss when a player decides to hang up his boots for good.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Personalities | 9 Comments »

Cheetahs fighting to keep Juan

November 19, 2012
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The Cheetahs are doing everything within their powers to try and stop loose forward Juan Smith from moving to France.
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Cheetahs wil uitreik na ondersteuners

November 2, 2012
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Cheetahs wil uitreik na ondersteuners

So drie weke terug het ons ‘n artikel geplaas wat Brendon Shields as ‘n brief aan Vrystaat Cheetahs se president, Harold Verster, geskryf het.  Verster het die brief gesien en dit belangrik genoeg gedink om te antwoord op die vrae wat gevra is.
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Dear Oom Harold…

October 16, 2012
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Dear Oom Harold…

Dear Oom Harold…
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Posted in Columnists, Original Contributions | 44 Comments »

Rugby News

July 21, 2011
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We update you with rugby news from around the world.
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WP after Brussow

July 7, 2011
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WP after Brussow

Brenden Nel, for SuperRugby.co.za, has reported that WP and Stormers rugby has made a massive offer to Cheetahs and Springbok loose-forward, Heinrich Brussow.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 18 Comments »

Verster to stay on as Cheetahs president

April 18, 2011
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Verster to stay on as Cheetahs president

Harold Verster, current president of the Freestate Cheetahs Rugby Union (FRU) has been asked to postpone his retirement.
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Posted in Rugby Administration | 15 Comments »

Cheetahs forced to select 5th captain

March 23, 2011
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Cheetahs forced to select 5th captain

In almost as many weeks the Cheetahs was forced to select their 5th captain for the season as Andries Strauss was ruled out for 12 weeks.
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Cheetahs have their captain back

February 24, 2011
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Cheetahs have their captain back

They might have lost stand-in captain, Adriaan Strauss, to a broken hand, but the Cheetahs received a massive boost ahead of this weekend’s clash with the Bulls as Juan Smith was declared fit to lead the side.
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Smit selected at prop

February 17, 2011
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Smit selected at prop

Sharks coach John Plumtree delivered on his promise that captain John Smit will be used anywhere in the front row as when he picked him at loosehead for their clash against the Cheetahs this weekend.
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Posted in Super 15 | 17 Comments »

Toyota the force behind Cheetahs

February 17, 2011
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Toyota the force behind Cheetahs

The Cheetahs managed to rope in a major sponsor just days before the start of the Super Rugby series when it was announced on Wednesday that Toyota is the company that has come to their rescue.
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Posted in Super 15 | 34 Comments »

Cheetahs lose captain for opener

February 16, 2011
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Cheetahs lose captain for opener

The Cheetahs were dealt a cruel early-season blow when captain Juan Smith was ruled out of the Super Rugby showdown with the Sharks in Durban on Saturday.
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Posted in Super 15 | 7 Comments »

A rugby disgrace

February 10, 2011
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A rugby disgrace

Something did not feel right when the “bigger, better, longer” expanded Super 15, sorry Vodacom Super Rugby series, was launched in Midrand during the week.
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Posted in Expert Opinion | 36 Comments »

News to use, and lose

February 9, 2011
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News to use, and lose

Some news and information that does not deserve its own thread, but you might still find interesting.
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Posted in Columnists, General Discussions | 14 Comments »

Cheetahs continue to plod along

February 2, 2011
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Cheetahs continue to plod along

As hard as the Cheetahs players and coaches try to stay competitive each year, their administration seems hell-bent on derailing their efforts.
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Posted in Columnists, Super 15 | 78 Comments »

WP 31, Cheetahs 7 – SF 2

October 16, 2010
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Western Province continue their quest to end a barren period without a major trophy in nine years when play host to the Currie Cup specialists, the Cheetahs, in a semifinal at Newlands on Saturday.
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Naka questions WP scrum

October 14, 2010
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The Free State Cheetahs are questioning the legality of Western Province’s scrumming tactics ahead of Saturday’s Currie Cup semifinal and have e-mailed André Watson and Mark Lawrence about it.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 7 Comments »

Ricky starts, Jean back at 12 for WP

October 13, 2010
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WP coach Allister Coetzee predictably moved Jean de Villiers back to inside center for the semi-final clash against the Cheetahs this weekend at Newlands.
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Schalk is tired of losing

October 12, 2010
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“Tired of losing” should hardly be the refrain of a Western Province rugby player at the moment, but when it comes to Currie Cup semifinals at Newlands, it is strangely enough the case for Schalk Burger.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 14 Comments »

Lions 27, Pumas 34

October 8, 2010
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While the Lions will be keen to keep their slim play-off hopes alive, the Pumas are determined to use their encounter as a trial run for the forthcoming promotion-relegation series.
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Posted in Currie Cup | 32 Comments »

Cheetahs 43, Lions 37

October 2, 2010
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CURRIE CUP LOG UPDATED: SEE ABOVE It’s do-or-die in Bloemfontein for both the Cheetahs and the Lions, as both sides must win on Saturday to ensure that their Currie Cup semifinal fates remain in their own hands.
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Mapoe ordered back to Bloem

September 29, 2010
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Free State Cheetahs wing Lionel Mapoe, was on Wednesday ordered by a Bloemfontein court to report at the Cheetahs by Thursday 15:00.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 3 Comments »

Cheetahs feel cheated from Basson deal

September 22, 2010
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The ink has not yet dried on the Blue Bulls contract of Griquas and Springbok wing Bjorn Basson and already there have been major consequences for the Griqualand West Rugby Union (GWRU).
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Cheetahs feeling effects of bruising encounter

September 14, 2010
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The Cheetahs were still licking their wounds at Monday’s training session following Saturday’s Currie Cup clash with the Blue Bulls.
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Cheetahs 20, Blue Bulls 14

September 11, 2010
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UPDATE: W PROVINCE 59, LEOPARDS 17 SEE LATEST CURRIE CUP LOG ABOVE The dispute over which and how many Springboks should be allowed to play in the Currie Cup competition has added spice to the already delectable battle between the Free State Cheetahs and Blue Bulls.
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Bulls get 4 Boks back

September 8, 2010
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The Blue Bulls welcomed back four of their Springboks for their Absa Currie Cup match against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday despite the instruction from SARU that Bakkies Botha cannot be selected for the clash.
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Griquas 23, Cheetahs 28

September 3, 2010
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UPDATE: The Free State Cheetahs have beaten Griquas 33-28 at the GWK Stadium in Kimberley after being 17-9 up at half time.
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Are the wheels coming off for WP?

August 31, 2010
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Resident Newlands local, Phantom, believes that if WP Rugby does not start thinking outside of the box their Currie Cup campaign which started brilliantly, might end up in disaster.
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