Sharks' Ben10 joins Cheetahs

Tue, 03 Apr 2018 12:53
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TRANFER NEWS: Cheethas have added three new faces - including the flyhalf Benhard Janse van Rensburg -  to their roster for next season.

The 21-year-old Janse van Rensburg joined the Pro14 club Cheetahs from the Durban-based franchise the Sharks.

The flyhalf joined the Sharks in 2016 and was included in their squad for the 2016 Currie Cup Premier Division. He also made two appearances for the Sharks U21 in the 2016 Under-21 Provincial Championship.  At the end of October 2016, Van Rensburg was included in the Sharks Super Rugby squad for the 2017 season.

The other new exciting names added to the list are the flyhalf Louis Fouche and loose forward, Aidon Davis.

Fouché will be joining the Cheetahs at the start of July after returning from the Kubota Spears in Japan.

The 28-year-old played SuperRugby from 2012 to 2015 for the Bulls, before leaving to represent the Kings in the 2016 Super Rugby season. He Fouché played in the Japanese Top League for two seasons.

Davis, a former South Africa Under-20 star, returns to South Africa after short stints in France with Top14 side Toulon and Bayonne.

Besides the three new players, the following players extended their contracts with the Cheetahs for the 2018/19 PRO14 season or beyond.

Dian Badenhorst, Jacques du Toit, Luan de Bruin, JP du Preez, Lloyd Greeff, Elandré Huggett, Malcolm Jaer, Nico Lee, Daniel Martens, Rabz Maxwano, Tian Meyer, Ali Mgijima, Junior Pokomela, Sibabalo Qoma, William Small-Smith,  Ernst Stapelberg, Boan Venter, Reinach Venter, Shaun Venter and Dennis Visser.

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