Venter scoops top Cheetahs award

2018-01-18 10:24
Francois Venter (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Cheetahs captain and Springbok centre Francois Venter was named Player of the Year at the union’s annual awards ceremony on Wednesday night.

It is the second consecutive year that Venter has scooped the prestigious award.

He was also named as the Cheetahs' Backline Player of the Year.

The Players' Player of the Year award went to loose forward Henco Venter, as well as the Currie Cup Player of the Year.

Prop Aranos Coetzee was rewarded with the Super Rugby Player of the Year award.

Vice-captain Torsten van Jaarsveld was named Forward of the Year, while promising young lock Sibabalo Qoma was named as the Free State XV’s Player of the Year.

The Under-21 Player of the Year award went to scrumhalf Dian Badenhorst, while winger Athenkosi Halom received the Under-19 Player of the Year accolade.

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