Rhule, Petersen to bid Cheetahs farewell in Italy
SQUAD ANNOUNCEMENT: Cheetahs head coach Rory Duncan confirmed his Pro14 squad for their upcoming two-match tour.
The Cheetahs will be leaving for Italy on Tuesday to face Zebre on Saturday, October 28 in Round Seven of the Pro14 championship.
The team will then be taking on the Irish side, Connacht a week later on Saturday, November 4 at The Sportsground in Galway in Ireland.
Raymond Rhule and Sergeal Petersen will be representing the Cheetahs in their last match in an orange jersey against Zebre where after they will be heading to Cape Town to join the Stormers for a new chapter in their careers.
Francois Venter will once again be leading the side.
The Cheetahs are currently third in Conference A of the Pro14 after three wins and three losses from their six games so far.
Cheetahs squad: Charles Marais, Retshegofaditswe Nche, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Jacques du Toit, Joseph Dweba, Aranos Coetzee, Tom Botha, Luan de Bruin, Justin Basson, Reniel Hugo, Rynier Bernardo, Paul Schoeman, Henco Venter, Junior Pokomela, Teboho Mohoje, Tian Meyer, Shaun Venter, Ernst Stapelberg, Fred Zeilinga, Makazole Mapimpi, William Small-Smith, Francois Venter, Nico Lee, Raymond Rhule, Sergeal Petersen, Luther Obi, Aliqhayiya Mgijima.