Strauss exasperated after loss

2014-04-13 12:00

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss had few words after another performance where his side let a good lead slip through their fingers.

Strauss buoyed by historic win

2014-02-22 14:32

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss has said his team's historic win over the Bulls has given them momentum ahead of their overseas tour.

Boks set for changes

2013-11-14 07:47

The Springboks will make a few changes to their starting team for the Test against Scotland at Murrayfield.

Bok front row for Cheetahs

2013-10-09 13:30

The Cheetahs have picked an all-Springbok front row for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls in Bloemfontein.

Boks: 78 minutes with 14 men

2013-09-30 09:07

The Springboks must improve their discipline if they are to have any chance of getting the better of the All Blacks at Ellis Park.

In-Zane Meyer opts for Kirchner

2013-09-03 10:20

Zane Kirchner appears likely to start at fullback for the Springboks in their Rugby Championship Test against Australia in Brisbane.

Cheetahs: A puncher’s chance

2013-07-15 07:55

A slightly less arduous journey for their finals series qualifier could give the Cheetahs extra motivation, says Rob Houwing.

Cheetahs filled with belief

2013-07-07 21:18

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss says belief in their own abilities ensured their passage to the Super Rugby playoffs.

Cheetahs Boks ready for action

2013-06-26 12:21

The Cheetahs have thrown their Springboks straight back into the mix for their Super Rugby clash against the Stormers at Newlands.

Meyer: Strauss a great person

2013-06-20 09:06

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer has hailed would-be skipper Adriaan Strauss as a "great human being" ahead of their Test against Samoa.

Boks survive Scotland scare

2013-06-15 19:09

The Springboks have survived a spirited performance by Scotland to beat them in the Incoming Series at Mbombela Stadium.

Bulls kicking the best - Naka

2013-06-03 10:29

Cheetahs coach Naka Drotské says the Bulls beat them with a highly effective tactical plan in their Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein.

Strauss wants win over Bulls

2013-05-28 16:16

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss is looking to record their first win against the Bulls in the Super Rugby tournament.

Character key in Cheetahs win

2013-05-18 22:32

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss has praised his team for showing great commitment on defence as they held off the Reds.

Strauss slams Cheetahs

2013-05-11 12:13

The Cheetahs lost their way, skipper Adriaan Strauss admitted, after their defeat to the Hurricanes in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs happy to take four

2013-04-28 19:15

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss is content with the four points they received against the Kings, despite missing a bonus point.

Strauss lauds 'calm' Cheetahs

2013-04-07 12:32

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss says their ability to stay calm under pressure was key in their win over the Stormers.

Cheetahs side unchanged

2013-03-13 10:04

The Cheetahs have named the same starting team that beat the Highlanders for this week's Super Rugby match against the Waratahs.

Steyn lauds Sharks' forwards

2013-02-24 15:10

Captain Frans Steyn has lauded the strong Sharks pack after the coastal side bagged a 29-22 win over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs ring changes

2013-01-29 18:58

The Cheetahs have made 14 changes to the side that played the Lions last week for their pre-season clash with the Stormers.

Boks hold on to beat Scots

2012-11-17 18:12

The Springboks have held off a strong second half fightback from Scotland to win their Test match at Murrayfield in Edinburgh.

Strauss ready to shine for Boks

2012-10-31 07:46

The Cheetahs' Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss has declared himself ready to play for the Boks in their upcoming European tour.

Strauss cousins to lock horns?

2012-10-17 07:46

The Strauss cousins, Richardt and Adriaan, could face each other when the Springboks tackle Ireland in Dublin later this year.

Goosen can handle pressure

2012-09-27 14:11

Bok star Adriaan Strauss says Johan Goosen is unlikely to buckle under the pressure when he starts his first Test against Australia.

Huge Bok chance for Strauss

2012-08-19 10:39

If one man’s misfortune is another’s stab at a major breakthrough, then Adriaan Strauss can cash in on Bismarck du Plessis’s injury.


Kirwan wary of Bok trio

2014-03-20 11:52

Blues coach John Kirwan has warned his players not to write off the Cheetahs who he says boast a few classy players.

Cheetahs Boks back in training

2014-01-07 09:07

Boks Adriaan Strauss, Willie le Roux, Coenie Oosthuizen and Johan Goosen have returned to training ahead of the S15 season.

Respect key for Bok hookers

2013-10-30 09:03

Adriaan Strauss says his relationship with fellow Springbok hooker Bismarck du Plessis is one based on mutual respect.

Strauss back to lead Cheetahs

2013-10-08 12:16

Hooker Adriaan Strauss will return as Free State captain when they tackle the Blue Bulls at the Free State Stadium.

Bismarck will be back for ABs

2013-09-26 10:45

Bok coach Heyneke Meyer says hooker Bismarck du Plessis will be back to face the All Blacks in their final Rugby Championship Test.

Tiring No 2s in Cheetahs’ match

2013-07-18 14:00

Rob Houwing asks which of Messrs Strauss and Moore will win the hooker battle at Canberra Stadium this weekend?

Cheetahs: A puncher’s chance

2013-07-14 22:14

A slightly less arduous journey for their finals series qualifier could give the Cheetahs extra motivation, says Rob Houwing.

Strauss: I knew we could do it

2013-07-06 22:20

Cheetahs skipper Adriaan Strauss has lauded his charges after they reached the Super Rugby playoffs for the first time.

Strauss ready to lead Boks

2013-06-20 11:22

Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss says he is ready to take over the captaincy if he gets the opportunity against Samoa at Loftus.

Louw or Strauss to lead Boks?

2013-06-18 13:00

Adriaan Strauss and Francois Louw appear to be the frontrunners to lead the Springboks if Jean de Villiers fails to recover from injury.

Cheetahs rejoin the bun fight

2013-06-03 12:34

The Cheetahs have to guard against their spirited Super Rugby playoffs push fading at a very inconvenient time.

Boks' front row imbalance

2013-06-03 07:33

Two of the Springboks’ front row positions are superbly covered for the June Tests; the other remains a work in progress, writes Rob Houwing.

'Fab Friday' for Cheetahs

2013-05-24 14:34

Losses for the Crusaders and Waratahs have greatly boosted the Cheetahs’ Super Rugby playoffs chances.

Cheetahs eye Lappies return

2013-05-13 08:31

The Cheetahs are hoping that loose forward Lappies Labuschagné will shake off his injury and be ready to face the Reds this weekend.

Ollie: Strauss for Bok hooker

2013-05-08 07:48

Former Springbok front ranker Ollie le Roux says he would pick Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss as first choice hooker for the Boks.

Bonus point eludes Cheetahs

2013-04-27 22:31

The Cheetahs' joy at defeating the Kings in the Super Rugby was tempered by the failure to secure a bonus point.

Cheetahs target local success

2013-04-03 07:44

The Cheetahs are eager to improve their record against fellow South African sides in Super Rugby, says skipper Adriaan Strauss.

Cheetahs training disrupted

2013-03-13 07:45

The Cheetahs' preparations for their weekend match have been disrupted with three players unable to train.

Solid return for Juan Smith

2013-02-03 15:23

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss is happy with the return of Juan Smith who featured in their win against the Stormers.

Bok ratings: Stellar Strauss!

2012-11-17 22:17

Aware that Bismarck du Plessis will return, hooker Adriaan Strauss played like a man possessed in the Boks’ triumph over Scotland.

Bok skipper Jean declared fit

2012-10-31 16:41

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has been declared fit to play for the team on their end of year tour to Ireland, Wales and England.

Strauss scare for Bok coach

2012-10-20 12:00

Free State's Adriaan Strauss hobbling off the turf against the Kings will have been a disconcerting moment for Bok coach Heyneke Meyer.

'Must-win' 50th for Strauss

2012-10-11 10:09

Cheetahs captain Adriaan Strauss says their game against WP - his 50th Currie Cup game for Free State - is his most important one.

Strauss SA's only injury worry

2012-09-03 14:23

Hooker Adriaan Strauss is South Africa’s only injury concern ahead of the Rugby Championship clash against Australia in Perth.

Boks extend Cheetahs stay

2012-08-07 09:06

The Cheetahs have received good news with Boks Adriaan Strauss and Coenie Oosthuizen set to stay until 2014.

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