Currie Cup

Cheetahs to revert back to red socks

2015-07-09 13:29
Free State Cheetahs logo (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - The Free State Cheetahs will play in their traditional red socks during this year’s Currie Cup competition.

Free State played in orange socks for the last four Currie Cup competitions, but have opted to revert back to an old tradition as part of the union’s 120th anniversary.

“Free State Rugby is 120 years old and to honour tradition and the all players who held our name high over the years, the Free State Cheetahs will be playing in red socks in this year’s Currie Cup. The junior teams will still play in orange socks,” a statement on the union’s official Facebook page read.

The 120-year anniversary will be celebrated with two special events - a quiz night (July 30) and a reunion (August 7-8) for former players.

The Cheetahs kick off their Currie Cup campaign at home against the Blue Bulls on Saturday, August 8.

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