Cape Town - Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has announced a 51-man
pre-season Super Rugby squad.
They have this week off but will commence their pre-season
training in Bloemfontein on Monday, November 9.
Lock Lood de Jager, who featured for the Boks at the Rugby
World Cup, is also included after returning from England.
The Cheetahs start their 2016 Super Rugby campaign with a
home game against the new team from Argentina on Friday, February 26.
Justin Basson, Rayno Benjamin, Clayton Blommetjies, Tienie
Burger, Willie Britz, Johan Coetzee, Luan de Bruin, Lood de Jager, Maphutha
Dolo, Jacques du Toit, Joseph Dweba, Sias Ebersohn, Joubert Engelbrecht,
Reinhardt Erwee, Elandre Huggett, Reniel Hugo, Niell Jordaan, Armandt Koster,
Tertius Kruger, Nico Lee, Hilton Lobberts, Niel Marias, Steven Meiring, Tian
Meyer, Danie Mienie, Zee Mkhabela, Oupa Mohoje, Uzair Cassiem, Teunis
Nieuwoudt, Gerhard Olivier, Sergeal Petersen, Boom Prinsloo, Niel Rautenbach, Raymond
Rhule, Willem Serfontein, Paul Schoeman, William Small-Smith, JP Smith, BG Uys,
Francois Uys, Michael van der Spuy, Maks van Dyk, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Ruan
van Rensburg, Coenie van Wyk, Francois Venter, Henco Venter, Shaun Venter,
Dennis Visser, Carl Wegner, Fred Zeilinga.
Cheetahs’ 2016 Super Rugby fixtures:
February 26: Cheetahs
March 5: Cheetahs v Stormers
March 12: Japan v
March 19: Lions v
March 26: Cheetahs v
April 2: Bulls v Cheetahs
April 5: Cheetahs v Japan
April 22: Rebels v
April 30: Reds v
May 7: Waratahs v
May 14: Cheetahs v
May 28: Stormers v
July 2: Cheetahs v
July 9: Sharks v
July 16: Cheetahs v