Rhule, Petersen to bid Cheetahs farewell in Italy

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 08:08
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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.

There are currently no matches being played
Fri, 23 March 2018
Crusaders v Bulls 06h35 Christchurch
Rebels v Sharks 08h45 Melbourne
Connacht v Edinburgh 19h35 Sportsground
Dragons v Cheetahs 19h35 Rodney Parade
Glasgow Warriors v Zebre 19h35 Scotstoun
Bath v Exeter Chiefs 19h45 Recreation Ground
Sat, 24 March 2018
Sunwolves v Chiefs 04h15 Tokyo
Hurricanes v Highlanders 06h35 Wellington
Kings v Treviso 13h00 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
London Irish v Gloucester 15h00 Madejski Stadium
Saracens v Harlequins 15h00 London
Sale Sharks v Worcester Warriors 15h00 AJ Bell Stadium
Stormers v Reds 15h15 Newlands
Cardiff Blues v Ulster 15h15 Cardiff Arms Park
Munster v Scarlets 17h30 Thomond Park
Newcastle Falcons v Northampton Saints 17h30 Kingston Park
Ospreys v Leinster 19h35 Liberty Stadium
Jaguares v Lions 19h40 Estadio Jose Amalfitani
Sun, 25 March 2018
Leicester Tigers v Wasps 15h00 Welford Road
Pool A
Team P W D L Pts
Glasgow Warriors 16 13 1 2 65
Munster 17 10 0 7 54
Cheetahs 17 9 0 8 47
Cardiff Blues 17 9 0 8 42
Connacht 17 6 0 11 33
Ospreys 16 6 0 10 30
Zebre 16 4 0 12 22
Pool B
Team P W D L Pts
Leinster 17 13 1 3 64
Scarlets 17 12 1 4 61
Edinburgh 17 12 0 5 55
Ulster 16 9 1 6 46
Treviso 17 8 0 9 40
Dragons 17 2 2 13 17
Kings 17 1 0 16 9