Cheetahs: Raubenheimer signs

2011-07-26 00:00

JOHANNESBURG — Springbok Davon Raubenheimer will officially become a Free State player on November 1, after he signed a two-year contract with the franchise.

Raubenheimer, who played a starring role in the Cheetahs best Vodacom Super Rugby season this year, will complete the move from Griquas where he has been contracted for the past few years.

After rumours that Riaan Viljoen will be heading to Western Province to further his career, and that Sarel Pretorius has committed his future to the Waratahs, the move will continue to deplete Griquas, who have become a victim of the Cheetahs’ success.

For coach Naka Drotské the acquisition of Raubenheimer ensures he cannot be snatched away by another Super Rugby franchise with a tough 2012 season approaching. This means Drotské will have at least four Springboks available in his loose trio for next year — with Raubenheimer joining Kabamba Floors, Heinrich Brüssow (whose contract still needs to be finalised) and Juan Smith.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/Sport

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.